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By the Light of the Moon

By the Light of the Moon

As the leaves start to fall and the air starts to cool, Wright Beamer is proud to sponsor this year’s Harvest Moon Celebration! Festivities take place in Sundquist Pavilion in Riley Park, beginning this evening and continuing through Saturday.… Read More
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"Leave, or I'll Shoot"

Michigan courts have authored several landmark decisions having national significance.  One of the most famous is Pond v. People, which clarified the principle of self-defense and the defense of others. In 1859, Augustus Pond and his family spent th… Read More
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Things to Know (About Us!…

Things to Know (About Us!): Dirk Beamer

Partnering with Samaritas, Hope Lutheran Church has recently sponsored two refugee families from the Congo.  Displaced by decades of civil war and social unrest, the families have legally resettled in the United States.  Led by Jessica Beamer and a… Read More
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Litigation Less Expensive…

Litigation Less Expensive?

If your company or you have ever been embroiled in a lawsuit, you know what an expensive proposition that is.  Between legal fees and the serious drain on your time and energy, litigation can leave you feeling as though you are free falling in the g… Read More
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Top Honors at Wright Beam…

Top Honors at Wright Beamer

It is that time of year again when Super Lawyers Magazine prints its list of top lawyers in each state. The publication uses a multiphase selection process, including peer nominations and evaluations and independent research. According to the Super L… Read More
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What Makes Us Great

What Makes Us Great

Small businesses in America represent over 99% of the country’s employers and nearly 50% of all private-sector jobs.  Workers are not just cogs in a wheel, clocking in and out.  They are critical to making businesses profitable and to the overall… Read More
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Things to Know (About Us!): Kathy Spray

Earlier this month, Kathy Spray and her daughter, Jill, found themselves in the Windy City for a girls’ weekend with friends! Months in the making, this trip celebrated Jill beginning high school this year and was filled with memorable moments. Jil… Read More
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Don’t Take Weight Discr…

Don’t Take Weight Discrimination Lightly

Did you know that at present, Michigan is the only state with a civil rights statute that specifically designates “weight” as a protected class under the law?  Under the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (“ELCRA”), Michigan employers are prohi… Read More
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Class Is in Session

Class Is in Session

As a new school year is set to take off, many teachers – especially those new to the profession – face  the challenge of pulling together enough supplies for a successful term. That’s why Farmington Public Schools has rolled out the “Adopt a… Read More
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No Contest (USPTO Style)

No Contest (USPTO Style)

While most people realize that they need to file trademark maintenance documents after the fifth year of registration, many fail to take advantage of the opportunity at that time to gain heightened protection for their mark by having the mark acknowl… Read More
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