Category Archives: Member Press Release

  1. The Boxing Rink launches SENIOR FOCUS


    The Boxing Rink launches SENIOR FOCUS

    Troy, MI August 8, 2018 – The Boxing Rink/Deyoga Room announced today the launch of their new program, “Senior Focus” – a program that combines physical and cognitive exercises to challenge your body and mind in a FUN, friendly and social environment – for Senior Citizens only! Read the rest of this entry »

  2. Garan Lucow Miller Attorney Jami Leach Named a 2018 Women in the Law Honoree by Michigan Lawyers Weekly

    Garan Lucow Miller is pleased to announce that Jami Leach has been selected as a “2018 Women in the Law” Honoree by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.

    Jami began her career prosecuting cases for the City of Mount Clemens and joined Garan Lucow Miller, P.C. in 1996.  From her first day, she took interest in, and gave time and energy to, the other attorneys in the Firm, becoming the youngest woman to be elected as a Shareholder. She has consistently provided oversight to numerous young attorneys, sharing her experiences and wisdom, and helping them to navigate the legal world. She was appointed to serve on the Firm’s Shareholder Nomination Committee and Marketing Committee and is currently serving as the Firm’s elected Corporate Secretary.
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  3. Secrest Wardle Welcomes Associate Stephanie L. Rutkoske to Troy Location

    Stephanie L. Rutkoske joins Secrest Wardle as an Associate at the Firm’s Troy office. Since the beginning of her career, Ms. Rutkoske has defended first and third-party automobile negligence matters. She is a member of the Firm’s Motor Vehicle Litigation Practice Group. Read the rest of this entry »

  4. Intellectual Property Attorney Nicholas Angelocci Joins Dickinson Wright’s Troy Office

    TROY, Mich., August 13, 2018 – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Nicholas J. Angelocci has joined the firm’s Troy office as Of Counsel.

    Mr. Angelocci is a senior patent attorney and mechanical engineer with a background in the manufacturing sector. He is skilled in all phases of the patent life cycle including analyzing inventions for potential patentability, drafting and preparing patent applications, and corresponding with the United States Patent and Trademark Office to obtain valid and enforceable patent protection for his clients. Mr. Angelocci also provides analysis and counseling related to patent enforcement including clearance opinions, freedom to operate opinions, as well as non-infringement and invalidity opinions. His primary focus is protecting his clients’ inventive products, systems, and processes to improve commercial value and product investment in innovation. His technical practice areas include: automotive products and systems, healthcare and medical devices, aerospace/aeronautical and marine technology, manufacturing, consumer products, and other mechanical related fields. Read the rest of this entry »

  5. OU theatre professor, alum explore Spain’s artist community during month-long residency

    Oakland University’s Jeremy Barnett, an assistant professor of theatre in the School of Music, Theatre and Dance, and OU theatre alum Jason Maracani recently spent a month living and working at the Art’N’Ground artists’ residency in Rojales, Spain.

    “Artist residencies provide an opportunity for an artist to focus on their work in a new place,” Barnett said. “Often times this means a continuation of pre-existing projects or ideas. In our case, the change of environment gave us inspiration to adapt some previous work, and begin a new series of projects around a fresh vocabulary. And above all else, the residency gave us a month to put sole focus on learning and creating.” Read the rest of this entry »

  6. Dickinson Wright Attorney Kathryn Wood Named a “2018 Women in the Law” Honoree by Michigan Lawyers Weekly

    TROY, Mich., August 7, 2018 – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Kathryn S. Wood has been selected as a “2018 Women in the Law” Honoree by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.

    Ms. Wood is a Member and Co-Chair of the firm’s Litigation South Region and Labor & Employment Practice Group. She focuses her practice in the areas of employment litigation, commercial litigation, and appellate practice. She has experience with discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblower, complex commercial litigation, class and collective actions and defamation claims in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio. Ms. Wood also conducts harassment/discrimination investigations and provides employment counseling and litigation prevention. Read the rest of this entry »

  7. Secrest Wardle Welcomes Partner Elizabeth M. Malone to Troy Location

    Elizabeth M. Malone joins Secrest Wardle’s Troy office as a Partner with over 34 years of experience defending clients in a wide range of legal matters. Ms. Malone is a member of the Firm’s Employment and Commercial and Business Law Practice Groups. She primarily defends clients in the areas of employment, commercial and personal injury litigation. Read the rest of this entry »

  8. Dickinson Wright PLLC Names Five Attorneys as Division Directors

    DETROIT, Mich., August 8, 2018 – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce the appointment of the following practice division directors:

    Harlan W. Robins, a member in the firm’s Columbus office, has been appointed director of the Transactions Division. The Transactions Division is comprised of six sub-groups: Real Estate, Real Estate Finance, Banking, Corporate/M&A, Environmental and Municipal Finance, representing approximately 140 attorneys across the firm. Personally, Mr. Robins focuses his practice on real estate finance, development & land use, acquisitions & dispositions, and banking & financial services. He represents lenders in complex, multi-state workouts, deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure and foreclosure of real estate-secured loans, loan modifications and loan origination for permanent and construction financings. Mr. Robins received his B.A. from the University of Michigan and his J.D. from Emory University School of Law. Read the rest of this entry »

  9. Sterling Insurance Group hosts Executive Roundtable Discussion, Legislative Update

    Join Sterling Insurance Group & Warner Norcross + Judd on Wednesday, August 22nd for an Executive Roundtable Discussion at Automation Alley.

    Association Health Plans allow small businesses to band together to buy insurance. Some plans have been in place for years, and those plans can continue to operate after the new rule takes effect. But the Trump administration’s regulation loosens the rules for additional plans to come onto the market, allowing more small businesses, including individuals who work for themselves, to join these plans. At this event, we will explore the pros and cons of these new rules. Read the rest of this entry »

  10. Sterling Insurance Group unveils all-new website

    IT’S HERE.

    Sterling Insurance Group is proud to unveil it’s all-new website! Read the rest of this entry »


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