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The People’s Attorney—The role of Michigan’s attorney general in today’s world. Thursday, May 20 at 6 p.m. Join Legal Referral Service, a program of Jewish Family Service, as we welcome Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel for a timely discussion on the role of the attorney general and how it impacts us as citizens of the state of Michigan. Q&A to follow. To register for this Zoom event and submit a question, visit jfsdetroit.org/LRS or contact Emily Croitori at (248) 592-2317 or ecroitori@jfsdetroit.org. This program is made possible through the generosity of the Oakland County Bar Foundation.

Employment Available

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, mbauchan@bauchan.com.

CHIEF PUBLIC DEFENDER, MENOMINEE COUNTY MICHIGAN. Under the general direction of the Chief Public Defender, provides court appointed indigent defense attorney services. Salary: $80,000 -$110,000 annually plus benefits. Primary duties and responsibilities, individually and as a supervisor for staff attorneys: Provides court appointed indigent defense services through an active caseload. Meets and consults with clients, reviews charging instruments, police reports, and other discovery. Researches and prepares criminal cases for trials, motions, sentencing hearings, and other proceedings. This includes research of applicable law, interviewing witnesses, investigating claims, and developing trial strategies. Appears in court for arraignments, motions, trials, sentencing, and other related proceedings. Determines if additional investigation is necessary, including the identification, consultation, and hiring of applicable experts as approved by the Chief Public Defender. Prepares briefs, legal documents, reports, correspondence, and other written materials. Attempts to negotiate and resolve pending cases without a trial where appropriate. Actively participates in programs designed to address the underlying causes and risk factors that lead to involvement in the criminal justice system. These programs may be provided through treatment courts, legal or civic organizations. The Chief Public Defender will design and implement training which maintains professional knowledge of the criminal law both for himself and other attorneys and staff within the Public Defender Office. Maintains appropriate client contact throughout the entire process. Ensures that files being handled are kept current as to status so that other staff members can determine that status. Passionate about advocating for the needs and interests of the client. Job Qualifications: A Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school. Membership in good standing with the State Bar of Michigan. Five or more years as a licensed attorney. Experience as a criminal law practitioner preferred. Copies of motions, briefs, and other legal writing samples may be required if no criminal law experience. Computer skills necessary to effectively utilize word processing, database, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications for the creation and compilation of various documents, communications and reports. Ability to use the Internet and email. Possess a valid Michigan vehicle operator’s license with an acceptable driving record. Strong interpersonal skills necessary. The ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing, including to read and interpret documents, prepare reports and correspondence, and to present information and respond to questions. Reasoning skills needed to define and solve problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Mental ability to simultaneously handle multiple projects requiring concentration and attention to detail with frequent disruptions. Frequent pressures related to deadlines and fulfilling scheduling requirements. Professionalism is an absolute necessity, along with the ability to appropriately handle both confidential information and sensitive situations. The ability to supervise assistant public defender attorneys, administrative staff, and other personnel necessary to operate the Public Defender Office for Menominee County Michigan. Please send resume and three letters of reference to Kim Coggins, via email kim@cogginslaw.net by June 1, 2021. Equal opportunity employer.

CAREER CENTER—The State Bar of Michigan has partnered with Career Center, 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.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE PARALEGAL—Established Troy-based, mid-sized law firm is seeking a Paralegal to support our medical malpractice defense practice. The candidate would be responsible for summarizing and analyzing medical records, court and electronic filings, drafting discovery requests, communicating with clients and experts, managing schedules as well as other tasks. Litigation experience is required. Medical malpractice experience preferred. Competitive salary and benefits including health care, 401(K) and firm funded pension benefits. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to kdwilson@abbottnicholson.com.

Office Space

FARMINGTON HILLS LAW OFFICE—Immediate occupancy. Two executive style office spaces, including one corner office, with an administrative area. Can be leased as together or separate law offices. These offices are available in the Kaufman Financial Center. Lease includes reception area, kitchen area, telephone, and use of conference rooms. For further details, contact Frank Misuraca at famisuraca@kaufmanlaw.com, (248) 626-5000.

FOR LEASE, TROY—Large, windowed office available within second floor suite of small Class “A” building just off Big Beaver, two blocks East of Somerset Mall. Includes internet and shared conference room; other resources available to share. Quiet and professional environment. $1,100/month. Ask for Bill at (248) 646-7700 or bill@gaggoslaw.com.

SOTHFIELD PRIVATE BUILDING—Attorneys sharing space with all amenities. Easy access and parking for clients. Two conferences, kitchen, etc. Furnished available. Very reasonable rates. (248) 353-8830.

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, 34705 W 12 Mile Rd., Ste 103, Farmington Hills, MI 48331 or maccettura@elderlawmi.com.

Advertising Marketplace

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 schapski@chapski.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, tyson1rk@mac.comwww.tysonenterprises.com.

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.netchiroexcel@verizon.netwww.fortleechiropractic.com. No charge for viability of case.

IMMIGRATION LAW—Antone, Casagrande & Adwers, PC is an “AV-rated” (Martindale-Hubbell) immigration law firm. For more than 25 years, we have helped attorneys and their clients who need immigration assistance. We offer courtesy phone reviews for attorneys related to immigration issues in business, employment, family, and all other immigration matters. All of our attorneys focus solely on immigration matters. 31555 West 14 Mile Road, Suite 100, Farmington Hills, MI 48334, 248.406.4100. For more information, visit us at www.antone.com or email us at law@antone.com.

MEDICARE SET-ASIDES AND LIEN RESOLUTIONS—Susan V. Mason, Esq., MSCC has provided all aspects of Medicare Secondary Payer compliance on Michigan claims for over 10 years. For custom service contact (412) 302-8880 or smason@firstreviewinc.com. Michigan attorney references available.

MINERAL RIGHTS—Appraisals and title search reports. Basin One, Inc., (231) 313-3114, bill@basinone.com.

SEXUAL ASSAULT & SEXUAL ABUSE REFERRALS—Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. 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 Buckfire Law or call us at (313) 800-8386. Founded in 1969, Buckfire Law is based 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

Are you interested in publication of an advertisement? Contact the advertising department to discuss the best option. Email sozanich@michbar.org, (517) 346-6315, or (800) 968-1442, ext. 6315.