A Lawyer’s Reflections: The Way That Appears to be Right…But In the End Leads to Disaster.

Today I  took a photo of 50 Monroe in downtown Grand Rapids – right across the street from my office. The transformation of 50 Monroe, where my firm’s office used to be located for almost 20 years, is pretty fun to watch. I look forward to seeing the finished product. As I posted a few daysContinue reading “A Lawyer’s Reflections: The Way That Appears to be Right…But In the End Leads to Disaster.”

Business Law Update: A Booming Downtown Real Estate Market Means Businesses Should Pay Careful attention to Contracts.

Happy Tuesday, all. I took this photo yesterday from the skywalk between the Amway Grand Plaza and the DeVos Place Convention Center. I like walking downtown and watching the development unfold. It is an exciting time to be working or living in downtown Grand Rapids. Everywhere you look, real estate development is transforming the town. CheckContinue reading “Business Law Update: A Booming Downtown Real Estate Market Means Businesses Should Pay Careful attention to Contracts.”

Detroit Startup Week Kicks Off – Schedule Now Available, Includes Legal Workshops

Today starts art festival in Grand Rapids – I took this photo just minutes ago. Summer is coming fast and so is Detroit Startup Week. Scheduled from June 18-22. According to its website, Startup week is: “A week long celebration of Detroit’s entrepreneurs. Volunteer-led and completely free for attendees, we are aiming to create a communityContinue reading “Detroit Startup Week Kicks Off – Schedule Now Available, Includes Legal Workshops”