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Is co-working a viable option for solo and small firm lawyers?

December 6, 2018

Nicole Black Bridgewater Media Newswires It is beyond dispute that technology has changed the legal landscape. Brick-and-mortar offices are no longer a requirement, as more lawyers than ever transition their firms’ data from paper to digital. As a result, ...

Will uniform bar exam ever come to Michigan?

December 6, 2018

Otto Stockmeyer On October 29, the Michigan Board of Law Examiners posted the names of 451 law graduates who passed the July 2018 Michigan Bar Examination. Congratulations one and all! Wouldn’t it have been nice for these bar passers if Michigan administered ...

His 'Rules of Life' offer a roadmap for all to follow

December 6, 2018

By Tom Kirvan A longtime friend, who has enjoyed a successful career of presenting leadership programs for executives of Fortune 500 companies, celebrated a milestone birthday earlier this year. The occasion for Ron Potter was marked by the publication of ...

Secluded lake house in Hell

December 6, 2018

There is a small hamlet northwest of Ann Arbor called Hell, Michigan. It was founded 175 years ago by one George Reeves, who built a dam on what is now known as Hell Creek, with a sawmill, gristmill, distiller, and tavern. There are a couple schools of thought ...

The secret to successful lateral moves

December 6, 2018

Connie Lahn BridgeTower Media Newswires Like it or not, lateral moves are a fact of big-law life. But that doesn’t mean they always go well. Too often, when lawyers jump from one firm to another, the move ends in disappointment for everyone. Close ...

Do Google rankings matter to your firm?

December 6, 2018

Traci R. Gentilozzi Google is an extremely powerful marketing tool. When Internet users type keywords or phrases into Google’s search box, the world’s most popular search engine then searches and finds the most relevant and useful websites for ...