Stepping up to the challenge

The following article appeared in the August 8, 2011 edition of the Ingham County Legal News regarding the commitment lawyers should have to ensuring continuity in the legal profession…. Attorneys have an obligation to invest in the legal industry to […]

The New York Times Feature

Fraser Trebilcock election law attorney Garett Koger was quoted by The New York Times recently on an article discussing the Michigan Supreme Court’s decision to deny requests by three candidates for governor to be restored to the August primary ballot.

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FOIA Exemption Denied When Requesting Party is not Party to Civil Litigation

The Michigan Court of Appeals recently held that a public body in Michigan that is a plaintiff or defendant in litigation cannot deny a Freedom of Information Act request by the legal counsel to another party to the litigation based on a FOIA exemption for requests pertaining “to a civil action in which the requesting party and the public body are parties.”