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  • New Minimum Hourly Wage for Michigan Employees Beginning January 1, 2018

    Posted December 27, 2017.

    New Minimum Hourly Wage for Michigan   Effective January 1, 2018, the state minimum wage will increase from $8.90 to $9.25.  This is the last scheduled increase of 25% provided in the Workforce Opportunity Wage Act of 2014. From January 2019 forward, the minimum wage will be adjusted by the state treasurer.  

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    Several of the Firm’s Attorneys Honored as 2018 Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit in dbusiness Magazine

    Posted December 26, 2017.

    Six Berry Moorman attorneys have been recognized as 2018 Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit by dbusiness Magazine: Donald F. Carney Jr. – Trusts and Estates David M. Foy – Health Care Law Sheryl A. Laughren – Labor and Employment Law John J. Schrot Jr. – Family Law Thomas M. Sullivan – Nonprofit/Charities Law Harvey B. […]

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    Life After Residency

    Posted December 21, 2017.

    David Foy will be a speaker at the “Life After Residency” presentation for residents and fellows at the GEM Theatre on January 10, 2018.  Mr. Foy’s presentation will focus on physician employment contracts.  David Foy was recognized by dBusiness Magazine as a Top Lawyer in Health Care Law.

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    Berry Moorman P.C. is Proud to Help Facilitate the Official Public Release of the Highly Acclaimed Android Application, Tensor Chess

    Posted November 12, 2017.

    Tensor Chess Android is the product of a longtime client of Berry Moorman P.C., Tensor Chess LLC.  This modified chess game has garnered unprecedented support from the Worldwide chess community.  In fact, over forty Grandmasters from around the world have endorsed Tensor Chess in writing, including five World Champions, five Russian National Champions, and four […]

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    Federal Court Trial Results in Big Win for Municipal Client

    Posted October 20, 2017.

    Last month, a jury returned a verdict in favor of Berry Moorman P.C.’s municipal client after a six day trial.  The firm’s client was sued in 2014 by a former employee who quit his job, but claimed that he was constructively discharged for engaging in whistleblowing activities and in retaliation for taking leave under the […]

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    Berry Moorman Attorneys Named As Top Lawyers

    Posted August 31, 2017.

    Berry Moorman P.C. Attorneys Named As Top Lawyers by Michigan Super Lawyers.   Donald F. Carney, Jr. , John J. Schrot, Jr. and Harvey B. Wallace II have been included in the annual list of “Top Lawyers” of the Michigan Super Lawyers in consumer practice areas. Mr. Carney was recognized in the area of Estate […]

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    Randy Barker Named 2017 Realtor of the Year

    Posted August 30, 2017.

    The Detroit Association of Realtors (DAR) has named Randolph Barker, a shareholder in the firm’s Business Practice Group, as its 2017 Realtor of the Year. This award is given annually in recognition of a distinguished member’s outstanding leadership and service for the association, the community and the real estate industry. Mr. Barker, who is also […]

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    David Foy Attends Richmond-Lenox EMS/SMART Headquarters Grand Opening

    Posted August 8, 2017.

    Berry Moorman P.C. attorney David Foy Attends Richmond-Lenox EMS/SMART Headquarters Grand Opening   Pictured above are Jeffrey White, Director of the Richmond-Lenox EMS Ambulance Authority, and David Foy, Berry Moorman P.C. law firm partner, who helped celebrate the Grand Opening of the new Richmond-Lenox EMS/SMART headquarters building during a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony.       […]

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    Berry Moorman Attorneys To Present at ASE Workshop

    Posted August 8, 2017.

    “Leaving Us – Don’t Forget your Non-Compete!” – Berry Moorman Attorneys To Present at ASE Workshop   Berry Moorman attorneys Sheryl Laughren, David Foy, Randy Barker and Andrea Pike will present “Leaving Us – Don’t Forget your Non-Compete!” at the American Society of Employers’ Sixth Annual Employment Law Workshop on August 17, 2017, to be […]

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    Randy Barker Hosts Detroit Real Estate Radio Show

    Posted May 23, 2017.

    Randy Barker, a shareholder in Berry Moorman’s Real Estate Practice Group, is co-host of a weekly podcast discussing current events in the Detroit real estate market . The show’s primary audience includes real estate professionals, investors and developers in Detroit and the surrounding area. During the May 17, 2017 show, Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree […]

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  • Tax Reform Is Here!

    Posted January 3, 2018.

    By Timothy E. Harden, Esq. In somewhat of a surprising development, Congress passed and President Trump has signed the first significant overhaul of the tax code since 1986.  Prior to that, there was a lot of tinkering around the edges, including some fairly substantial tax cuts under the most recent President Bush.  However, major reform […]

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    Unmarried Cohabitation Relationships

    Posted December 21, 2017.

    By John J. Schrot, Jr., Esq. A client recently advised me that her daughter became engaged and the couple plan to marry in the near future.  As the intended couple have only known each other briefly, she further related her belief that the couple should in the interim cohabitate to better understand one another; and, […]

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    A La Carte Legal Services – Limited Scope Representation

    Posted December 21, 2017.

    By Sandro DiMercurio, Esq. Many low and medium income individuals and small business owners involved in a legal dispute are left with the choice of suffering without access to justice or attempting to represent themselves.  As the number of self-represented litigants in Michigan continues to rise, so does the confusion, delay, and frustration of litigants, […]

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    An Overview of the Comprehensive Amendments to Detroit’s Property Rental Ordinance

    Posted December 21, 2017.

    By Randolph T. Barker, Esq. On October 31, 2017, the City of Detroit (the “City”) passed amendments to Chapter 9 of the 1984 Detroit City Code, which governs the maintenance of rental properties in the City (the “Rental Ordinance”).  By these amendments (the “Amendments”), the City hopes to increase compliance with its registration, inspection and […]

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