• Myott Named to Porter Hills Foundation Professional Advisory Committee

    October 8, 2015

    (October 19, 2015) Rhoades McKee Attorney Stephanie Myott has been named to the Porter Hills Foundation Professional Advisory Committee (PAC). According to the Foundation’s website, the PAC “makes recommendations pertinent to attaining philanthropic support from the community to champion the priorities of Porter Hills Foundation.” A member of the Estate Planning and Family Law Practice […]

  • A Home-Field Advantage: Protecting Your Business with Forum-Selection Provisions

    October 7, 2015

    (October 8, 2015) Doing business today often involves working with other businesses in different counties, states, and even countries. Indeed, the internet makes it especially easy to find the best, most cost-effective business partners, no matter where they are physically located. And while both businesses typically enter into the long-distance relationship with the best of […]

  • Michigan Supreme Court Permits Homeowners to Recover Transfer Taxes

    October 6, 2015

    (October 8, 2015) This summer, the Michigan Supreme Court issued an opinion in Gardner v. Department of Treasury, ruling that homeowners who can demonstrate, when they sell their principal residence, that the state equalized value (SEV) at the time of sale is less than or equal to the SEV at the time of their purchase […]

  • Steiner Elected to SBM Environmental Law Section Council Position

    October 6, 2015

    (October 15, 2015) Scott Steiner of Rhoades McKee was elected to serve as the Secretary / Treasurer of the Environmental Law Section Council of the State Bar of Michigan. Chair of the firm’s Real Estate and Environmental Law Practice Groups and a member of the Agricultural Services Group, he has also recently completed the State […]

  • Can You Recover Attorney Fees in the Michigan Courts?

    September 7, 2015

    (September 1, 2015) Whether it’s the plaintiff walking into the office to discuss filing a lawsuit, or the defendant sitting down to discuss a recent complaint, a common question often pops up at that first meeting: how can I get the other side to pay for my legal expenses? And it’s a fair question, no doubt, […]

  • Pine Rest EAP/CAP Partners with Rhoades McKee to Offer Legal Consultation Services

    August 8, 2015

    (August 4, 2015) Pine Rest Employee Assistance Program/Church Assistance Program (EAP/CAP),, has partnered with West Michigan law firm Rhoades McKee, for free consultation services and discounted hourly rates for its EAP/CAP members. “I’m so pleased that we can offer this service to our members through the EAP/CAP,” says Bob VandePol, Pine Rest EAP/CAP Executive […]

  • Rhoades McKee Attorneys recoginized as Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” & 17 selected for inclusion as 2016 Best Lawyers®

    August 8, 2015

    (August 18, 2015) Rhoades McKee announces that Bruce A. Courtade and Bruce W. Neckers have been named Best Lawyers’ 2016 “Lawyers of the Year.” Best Lawyers has selected a single lawyer in each practice area and in each major U.S. metropolitan area to be honored as “Lawyer of the Year.” In addition, 17 of the […]

  • Grand Rapids Business Journal: Employee or contractor? How to avoid misclassification

    August 7, 2015

    “For employers who want to avoid a fight, they need to review all of their independent contractor arrangements with a critical eye”

  • Important Lessons Regarding Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Agreements from the Kent County Business Court

    August 7, 2015

    (August 3, 2015) Since his appointment to the Kent County Specialized Business Docket (“Business Court”), Judge Christopher Yates has issued multiple opinions regarding the enforcement of non-competition and non-solicitation clauses. Those opinions provide important insight for any entity or individual seeking to enforce or avoid a non-competition or non-solicitation clause in the Business Court. For one, […]

  • Grand Rapids Business Journal: West Michigan attorneys win statewide honors

    July 29, 2015

    “A trio of attorneys from West Michigan have been named to the 2015 class of Michigan Women in the Law by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.”

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