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The Real Estate Development Blog

(February 23, 2017) The “traditional” sources of funds for the development of real estate include senior debt and equity.  However...

Commercial Construction Summit: Building Blocks for your Commercial Construction Business

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Family Law Blog

Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation on January 6, 2017 abolishing a surviving wife’s dower right in her deceased husband’s...

The Michigan Business Court Blog

The Strategic Use of Offers of Judgment (January 19, 2017) We previously discussed ways to recover fees in litigation through contract...

Michigan Appeals Blog

(January 18, 2017) Under certain contractual agreements between health insurers and medical providers, many medical providers agree to...

Domestic Violence and the Workplace

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

(January 3, 2017) Rhoades McKee is pleased to announce that Catherine Brainerd has been elected to...

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“An alumnus of the University of Michigan Law School, Bruce Courtade is a shareholder with...

Grand Rapids Legal News
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“General contractors need to be aware of the practices and procedures employed by workers on...

State Bar of Michigan - Michigan Bar Jounral
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M&A from the Buyer’s Perspective

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

“Who qualifies as my employee?” may not be as straightforward as it appears...

Grand Rapids Business Journal
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” A local law firm has a new finance director, Danielle Brown to lead financial team...

Grand Rapids Business Journal
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The Michigan Business Court Blog

(December 2, 2016) An opinion issued recently by the Michigan Court of Appeals highlights the need for business organizations to pay...

(November 30, 2016) Rhoades McKee is pleased to announce that Danielle Brown has joined the firm as...

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hr in focus

Q: I know that the FLSA salary basis changes on December 1, 2016. So, as long as my salaried employees make at least $47,476 I am in...

Family Law Blog

(November 17, 2016) In a published opinion, the Michigan Court of Appeals has clarified the meaning of “full-time basis” for child...

“Because of the internet, Smith said, potential clients are more educated about the legal...

Grand Rapids Business Journal
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“On a day-to-day basis you’re focused on client matters and the internal fundamentals of...

Grand Rapids Legal News
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The Real Estate Development Blog

(November 8, 2016) In the last blog post, we talked about senior debt as the primary source of development funds. Unfortunately for...

Webinar: How to Attract Talent and Not Get Sued

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

“A rash of IRS scams has transpired recently, and two area attorneys said a new law going into...

Grand Rapids Business Journal
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The Michigan Business Court Blog

(October 13, 2016) The implied warranty of merchantability requires that goods reasonably conform to an ordinary buyer’s expectations...

The Real Estate Development Blog

(October 11, 2016) Real estate development generally is very capital-intensive and most developments are funded by a mix of capital...

Launch Your Financial Success

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Michigan Appeals Blog

(September 22, 2016) Ordinary medical malpractice suits must be commenced within two years of the event at issue or six months after...

(September 6, 2016) Nine Rhoades McKee attorneys have been honored in the annual publication of...

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The Michigan Business Court Blog

5 Ways to a Messy Business Divorce (September 6, 2016) As business litigators, we routinely review corporate documents such as...

“Earlier this year the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) revised its rule concerning how...

Grand Rapids Legal News
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“In 1974, the Michigan Supreme Court created a significant exception to the common-law general...

American Bar Association "Under Construction Newsletter"
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How to Attract Talent and Not Get Sued

September 28, 2016

(August 19, 2016) Rhoades McKee congratulates the firm’s sixteen attorneys recognized in the...

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(August 18, 2016) The law firm of Rhoades McKee welcomes Hal Ostrow as shareholder and member of the...

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Michigan Appeals Blog

(August 8, 2016) A face-off between the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court over Daubert standards leaves the medical malpractice...

The Michigan Business Court Blog

On Friday, July 14, 2016, the Michigan Supreme Court issued an opinion addressing what standard must be applied by courts reviewing...

(July 11, 2016)  Rhoades McKee is pleased to announce that Alvin Storrs has joined the firm as a...

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family law blog

A July 5, 2016 decision by the Michigan Court of Appeals will affect unmarried same-sex couples. In Lake v Putnam, the court rejected...

As a litigator, Martin W. Buschle is used to fighting for his clients in court. But three years ago...

Michigan Lawyers Weekly
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HR in Focus

Q: I run a nonprofit organization. We pay our managers a salary, but most of them do not meet the new salary basis requirements...

Michigan Appeals Blog

On June 6, 2016, the Michigan Supreme Court released its unanimous opinion in Rock v Crocker (Docket No. 150719).  In this opinion...

(June 9, 2016) Chambers and Partners have recognized Rhoades McKee for its Commercial Litigation...

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Generally, assets titled solely in your name, with no joint owner and no associated beneficiary...

Grand Rapids Business Journal
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“I really can’t say enough positive about what happened at Mary Free Bed. Without Mary Free Bed...

Grand Rapids Legal News
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the michigan business court blog

(May 19, 2016) Without our client’s authorization, Unclaimed Property Recovery & Reporting, LLC and UPRR Securities, LLC (“UPRR...

(May 17, 2016) Rhoades McKee is pleased to announce that Julie Blindauer has joined the firm as a...

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(May 17, 2016) Martin Buschle of Rhoades McKee will serve on the committee to raise awareness for...

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webinar: Employment Contract ABC’s: Avoid Big Mistakes and Embrace Best Practices

August 24, 2016

Webinar: Add it up! Do you need an affirmative Action Program?

July 20, 2016

Webinar: Does Your Employee Handbook Pass the Test?

June 22, 2016

the Michigan business court blog

(May 11, 2016) Doing business “on your word” and with a hand shake is nothing new. Many businesses trust that those they do...

“A construction lien is a legal way for subcontractors and suppliers to get paid if they do...

Wood TV 8
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cross chat: the estate planning blog

(May 3, 2016) For many of us life has changed drastically.  Although, if you are like me, the change has been slow, we must face the...

“After a comprehensive, year-long process examining how the State Bar of Michigan can best...

State Bar of Michigan Blog
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Protect Your Business from Fraud

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

How to Buy and Sell a Business

April 28, 2016

“A downtown law firm has brought its digital presence in line with its physical space and...

Grand Rapids Business Journal
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“The practice of law is changing at an accelerating pace. The changes include the influence of...

Oakland County Legal News
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(February 17, 2016) In January, Wedgwood Christian Services appointed Rhoades McKee Attorney, Jake...

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Town Hall Meeting – Syngenta GMO Corn

February 26, 2016

The Michigan Business Court Blog

(February 8, 2016) Arbitration is a form of alternative-dispute resolution where an arbitrator, as opposed to a court, decides the...

Estate Planning Essentials Seminar

March 8 & March 22, 2016

Business Valuation Seminar

February 25, 2016

“In most cases forming a corporation or an LLC will provide an individual with personal...

Grand Rapids Business Journal
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Avoiding the Top 5 Human Resource Liability Traps

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Exploration of Issues Confronting Employers under FMLA, ADA and GINA

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

the michigan business court blog

(December 15, 2015) As the saying goes, “the wheels of justice grind slowly.” That often holds true in litigated matters, where...

(November 3, 2015) Rhoades McKee earned “Best Law Firms” recognition in the top three ranking...

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(October 19, 2015) Rhoades McKee Attorney Stephanie Myott has been named to the Porter Hills...

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the Michigan business court blog

(October 8, 2015) Doing business today often involves working with other businesses in different counties, states, and even countries...

(October 15, 2015) Scott Steiner of Rhoades McKee was elected to serve as the Secretary / Treasurer...

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the michigan business court blog

(September 1, 2015) Whether it’s the plaintiff walking into the office to discuss filing a lawsuit, or the defendant sitting down to...

(August 4, 2015) Pine Rest Employee Assistance Program/Church Assistance Program (EAP/CAP), www...

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(August 18, 2015) Rhoades McKee announces that Bruce A. Courtade and Bruce W. Neckers have been...

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“For employers who want to avoid a fight, they need to review all of their independent...

Grand Rapids Business Journal
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the michigan business court blog

(August 3, 2015) Since his appointment to the Kent County Specialized Business Docket (“Business Court”), Judge Christopher Yates...

“A trio of attorneys from West Michigan have been named to the 2015 class of Michigan Women in...

Grand Rapids Business Journal
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The Michigan Business Court Blog

(July 7, 2015) Statutory conversion (i.e., civil theft) under MCL § 600.2919a permits a plaintiff to sue a defendant for...

“While working with an H2A labor contractor to obtain foreign migrant workers can be...

Grand Rapids Business Journal
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The Michigan Business Court Blog

(June 25, 2015) A recent decision by the Michigan Supreme Court raises two important points for Michigan businesses and business...

“The ruling will cut Nass’ $17,000 winter property tax bill by about $9,000 a year for...

MLive
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“The new “fresh and modern” space was designed with an eye toward the future and with a...

Grand Rapids Business Journal
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Rhoades McKee is pleased to announce an expansion of legal services to Holland, Michigan and...

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“Winter-related slip and fall claims doubled in 2013-2014 over the previous year, according to...

Grand Rapids Business Journal
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“A Kent County Circuit Court jury this week tacked $8 million plus interest onto the 2007 sale...

Mlive
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