NOTICE TO ATTORNEYS IN THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN. Applications are now being accepted from attorneys seeking admission to the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panel Attorney Program to represent indigent defendants in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (Detroit, Ann Arbor, Flint, Port Huron and Bay City). To download an application and/or obtain additional information regarding the CJA Panel, please visit the Federal Community Defender website at https://mie.fd.org. Please return completed applications to: Federal Community Defender, Attn: CJA Panel, 613 Abbott Street, Suite 500, Detroit, Michigan 48226, Fax: (313) 962-0685. The deadline for applications is April 1, 2023. Applications will first be screened by a panel composed of attorneys representing various Bar Associations in the Southern and Northern Divisions, and then by the U.S. District Court. Sixth Circuit Rules require that an attorney appointed at trial continue through appeal. All attorneys who are currently on the CJA Panel for the Eastern District of Michigan must renew their applications this year.
ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL—LITIGATION AND GENERALIST. The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at Michigan State University provides legal representation and advice to the University and all of its constituent parts. The University is a multifaceted institution with a sophisticated legal practice that touches nearly every area of law. OGC attorneys have expertise and working knowledge in many different practice areas. The University seeks an Assistant General Counsel who will provide legal advice related to litigation and direct representation of the University in litigation and arbitrations. The person will be responsible for a significant portion of the University’s litigation portfolio. The person will also function as a generalist, providing advice and services in a variety of subject areas handled by OGC. Substantial knowledge and experience in a minimum of three practice areas relevant to higher education is preferred, such as labor and employment, civil rights, Title IX, FERPA, student life, state and federal constitutional law, contracts and procurement, business transactions, risk management and insurance, subpoena and discovery practice, policy development, health care, and public records. POSITION REQUIRES: Juris Doctorate; admission to or eligibility for admission to the State Bar of Michigan within six months of the position start date; at least six years of relevant work experience. DESIRED: Strong academic background. Excellent writing ability and advocacy skills. Demonstrated ability to prioritize, work on, and advance multiple concurrent projects and issues. Ability to address and advise diverse groups of University constituents. Familiarity with college/university operations is a plus. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume addressed to Brian Quinn, Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel, by applying to posting 849653 at https://careers.msu.edu by April 7, 2023. Late submissions will be considered if a suitable candidate pool has not been identified by the deadline. The successful candidate will be required to complete a criminal background check. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
ASSOCIATE NEEDED to take over firm established in 1971 with Houghton Lake and Traverse City presence. Excellent opportunity for ambitious, experienced attorney in non-smoking offices. Total truth, honesty, and high ethical and competence standards required. Mentor available. Get paid for what you produce. Firm handles general practice, personal injury, workers’ compensation, Social Security, etc. Send résumé and available transcripts to Bauchan Law Offices PC, PO Box 879, Houghton Lake, MI 48629, (989)366-5361, email@example.com.
DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES & LEGAL SERVICES—The Jackson County Intermediate School District will have an opening for director of human resources & legal services for a department with highly-effective staff. A licensed Michigan attorney with labor relations and employment experience, as well as previous work in the public sector, is beneficial, but not required. Please review position details.
LAKESHORE LEGAL AID serves low-income people, seniors, and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in a holistic manner to address clients’ legal issues and improve our communities. Lakeshore provides free direct legal representation in 17 counties in southeast Michigan and the thumb and client intake, advice, and brief legal services throughout Michigan via our attorney-staffed hotline. Our practice areas include housing, family, consumer, elder, education, and public benefits law. Lakeshore Legal Aid strives to serve its clients in a holistic manner to address clients’ legal issues and improve our communities. Search the open positions with Lakeshore and apply today.
GAYLORD real estate, probate, estate planning, and divorce firm. Attorney in practice for 42 years selling, would be interested in “of counsel” relationship if desired. Please contact James F. Pagels, (989) 732-7565 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Office Space & Virtual Space Available
CLASS A LEGAL SPACE AVAILABLE in existing legal suite. Offices in various sizes and also available on sharing basis. Packages include lobby and receptionist, multiple conference rooms, high speed Internet and wi-fi, e-fax, phone (local and long distance included), copy and scan center & shredding service. $400 - $1,400 per month. Excellent opportunity to gain case referrals and be part of a professional suite. Call (248) 645-1700 for details and to view space.
FARMINGTON HILLS LAW OFFICE—Immediate occupancy in an existing legal suite of a midsized law firm. One to five executive style office spaces are available, including a corner office with large window views – all the offices come with separate administrative staff cubicles. The offices can all be leased together or separately. These offices are available in the Kaufman Financial Center – the building itself is award winning and one of the most attractive buildings in the city. Your lease includes use of several different sized conference rooms, including one conference room with dedicated internet, camera, soundbar and a large monitor for videoconferencing; there is a reception area and receptionist; a separate kitchen and dining area; a copy and scan area; and shredding services. For further details and to schedule a visit to the office, please contact Frank Misuraca at email@example.com or call at (248) 626-5000.
FOR LEASE, TROY—Windowed office available within second floor suite of a two-story class “A” building just south of Big Beaver, two blocks east of Somerset Mall. Includes internet and shared conference room; other resources available to share. Quiet and professional environment. Ask for Bill at (248) 646-7700 x104 or firstname.lastname@example.org
IMMEDIATE OFFICE SPACE available in Shelby Township located near the 41A District Court. Windowed and furnished 12X14’ space situated in existing legal suite within the Malibu Office Centre. Kitchen area, use of conference room, 24/7 access, $450 per month. Please contact Jan, email@example.com or call (586) 781-9190.
INDIVIDUAL WINDOWED OFFICES with secretarial or virtual space available in large all attorney suite on Northwestern Highway in Farmington Hills, from $350 to $1,500 per month. Ideal for sole practitioners or small firm. Full-time receptionist, three conference rooms, high-speed internet, phone system, and 24-hour building access. Call Jerry at (248) 613-1310 to view suite and see available offices.
TROY LAW OFFICE—Large corner office available with great windows has immediate occupancy in the Troy Law Center, a two-story dedicated law building (pictures available on Google for reference). The building is shared by 10 solo attorneys and administrative staff concentrating on several areas of law, sharing referrals and coverage with one another. Amenities include conference rooms and coffee area are available on each floor of the building, a reception area with receptionist coverage each day, wi-fi and fax. For further details or to schedule a visit, please contact Ren at Renis@TroyLawCenter.com or call at (248) 649-1000.
Selling Your Law Practice?
RETIRING? WE WILL BUY YOUR PRACTICE—Looking to purchase estate planning practices of retiring attorneys in Detroit metro area. Possible association opportunity. Reply to Accettura & Hurwitz, 32305 Grand River Ave., Farmington, MI 48336 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACCOUNTING EXPERT—Experienced in providing litigation support services, expert witness testimony, forensic accounting services, fraud examinations, contract damage calculations, business valuations for divorce proceedings, lost wages valuations for wrongful discharges, and estate tax preparation for decedents and bankruptcies (see http://www.chapski.com). Contact Steve Chapski, CPA, CFE, CSM, at email@example.com or (734) 459-6480.
BUILDING & PREMISES EXPERT—Mr. Tyson reviews litigation matters, performed onsite inspections, interviews litigants, both plaintiff and defendant. He researches, makes drawings and provides evidence for court including correct building code and life safety statutes and standards as they may affect personal injury claims, construction, contracts, etc. and causation. Specializing in theories of OSHA and MIOSHA claims. Member of numerous building code and standard authorities, including but not limited to IBC [BOCA, UBC] NFPA, IAEI, NAHB, etc. A licensed builder with many years of tradesman, subcontractor, general contractor (hands-on) experience and construction expertise. Never disqualified in court. Contact Ronald Tyson at (248) 230-9561, fax (248) 230-8476, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.tysonenterprises.com.
CANNABIS BUSINESS EXPERT—Actively practicing cannabis law pioneer Denise Pollicella, Founder & Managing Partner, Cannabis Attorneys of Michigan, available for litigation, arbitration, mediation matters, reviews following cannabis matters: contract disputes, business and ownership disputes, regulatory compliance, commercial real estate matters, municipal matters, and employment law matters. Michigan attorney for 26 years, 13 years in the cannabis space. www.cannabisattorneysofmichigan.com, email@example.com, (810) 623-5188.
CHIROPRACTIC EXPERT—Active certified chiropractic expert. Plaintiff and defense work, malpractice, disability, fraud, administrative law, etc. Clinical experience over 35 years. Served on physician advisory board for four major insurance companies. Honored as 2011 Distinguished Alumni of New York Chiropractic College. Licensed in Michigan. Dr. Andrew M. Rodgers, chiropractic physician, (201) 592-6200, cell (201) 394-6662, www.chiropracticexpertwitness.net, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.fortleechiropractic.com. No charge for viability of case.
IMMIGRATION LAW—For almost thirty years, Law Offices of Antone, Casagrande & Adwers, PC, have helped attorneys and their clients with immigration matters. We offer courtesy phone reviews for attorneys. We are a Martindale-Hubbell “AV-rated” law firm that focuses exclusively on all areas of immigration law, including the hiring of foreign nationals, business visas, green cards, and family immigration. (248) 406-4100 or email us at email@example.com, 31555 W. 14 Mile Road, Ste 100, Farmington Hills, MI 48334, www.antone.com
IMMIGRATION LAW REFERRALS—All Things Immigration Lead to Ray Law International, P.C. With over 20 years of immigration experience, we successfully assist H.R., senior managers, and individuals overcome immigration barriers to bring key employees and family members to the U.S. Servicing businesses and individuals throughout the U.S. and the world through our three offices: Novi, MI; Chicago, IL; and Fort Lee, NJ. Find out more about our services, service and increase your immigration knowledge on YouTube or our Website. Referral fees are promptly paid in accordance with MRPC 1.5(e). (248) 738-8800/(888) 401-1016/ E-mail
SEXUAL ASSAULT & SEXUAL ABUSE REFERRALS—Buckfire & Buckfire, PC, trial attorney Robert J. Lantzy represents victims of sexual abuse in civil lawsuits throughout Michigan. Lantzy's sexual assault and abuse lawsuit experience includes the high-profile cases of Larry Nassar/Michigan State University, Ohio State University and other confidential lawsuits. Referral fees are guaranteed and promptly paid in accordance with MRPC 1.5(e). For more information, visit: https://buckfirelaw.com/case-types/sexual-abuse/ or call us at (313) 800-8386. Founded in 1969, Buckfire Law is a Michigan-based personal injury law firm and is AV Rated.
Employment Available—Career Center
The State Bar of Michigan has partnered with Your Membership, an industry leader in job board development, to build a unique SBM employment marketplace with features that are different from generalist job boards in a number of ways, including:
- A highly targeted focus on employment opportunities in a certain sector, location, or demographic;
- Anonymous resume posting and job application—enabling job candidates to stay connected to the employment market while maintaining full control over their confidential information;
- An advanced "Job Alert" system that notifies candidates of new opportunities matching their own pre-selected criteria;
- Access to industry-specific jobs—and top-quality candidates.
- Employer access to a large number of job seekers.
The career center is free for job seekers. Employers will pay a fee to post jobs. For more information visit the Career Center.
Advertising Opportunities & Rates
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