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Lawyer Joke of the Week: Grand Rapids Lawyer vs. Muskegon Plumber

A wealthy Grand Rapids lawyer purchased a beautiful home on Muskegon Lake near the channel to Lake Michigan in late December last year.  The lawyer wanted to make some upgrades to the home before moving in, so he decided to stay in his current home in Walker until...

Protecting Intellectual Property

Trademark Laws 101 – Part 1 A trademark is one aspect of a business’s “brand,” or how people distinguish the products of one business from those of another.  A trademark is generally a name or logo, which can consist of one or more letters, words, symbols, figures, or...

Lawyer Joke of the Week: Coming Home to Muskegon

Young Attorney Joe Schmo grew up in Muskegon, Michigan, then moved away to attend college in Ann Arbor followed by law school in Chicago.  Joe worked for a couple years at a big Chicago law firm but decided to come back to Muskegon because he thought he could be a big...

Start or Buy a Business in Ten Steps

Over 90% of businesses are family-owned small businesses, which are started every day by people just like you.  Early and flexible planning are the keys to a successful business start-up in Michigan.  In this blog post, I have provided ten brief steps that every...

Lawyer Joke of the Week: NYC Lawyer’s Hubris

A New York City lawyer was representing the railroad in a lawsuit filed by an old rancher in Hudsonville, Michigan. The rancher’s prize bull was missing from the section through which the railroad passed. The rancher claimed that the bull must have been hit by...