We are saddened to share the passing of the Honorable John E. Dewane, retired judge and close friend of many members of the Kotz Sangster team, on Thursday, October 14th. At 81 years old, John spent several years as a vital member of our firm in addition to his impactful career serving Berrien County as a Circuit Court judge.
Tax Alert: Key income and estate tax law changes proposed by U.S. House Ways and Means Committee in Democrat's budget reconciliation bill, "Build America Back Better Act."
Longtime Metro Detroit Advisory Board member, Jeffrey M. Sangster, received the nonprofit’s highest honor, the William Booth Award, for being a true advocate for local youth, the disadvantaged and the metro Detroit community as well as his leadership as Harbor Light Advisory Council Chair throughout the years.
Kotz Sangster attorneys have been named as 2021 Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.
Litigation surrounding a breach of contract is rarely as simple as it may superficially seem. While the breach itself can be cause for legal action, it does not take into account the additional torts endured by the plaintiff resulting from it. In this piece for the Michigan Bar Journal, Kotz Sangster lawyer Jovan Dragovic explores how historical Michigan cases have addressed the simultaneous liability of the defendant for both breach of contract and any tangentially-related damages that result from that breached contract.
Kotz Sangster Brings on Attorneys William “Bill” Engeln and Jordan D. Florian to Southwest Michigan Offices
Kotz Sangster Wysocki P.C., a leading Michigan law firm, welcomes two new lawyers, William “Bill” Engeln and Jordan D. Florian, to its offices in Southwest Michigan. Engeln will be practicing out of the firm’s St. Joseph office while Florian joined Kotz Sangster’s South Haven office in December of 2020. Both additions reflect the firm’s continued growth in Southwest Michigan’s legal community, enhancing their full-service family and business law offerings in the area.
On Sunday evening, December 27, 2020, President Trump signed the $900 billion coronavirus relief bill which was passed by Congress early last week.
The Honorable John E. Dewane (ret.), leading Kotz Sangster’s office in St. Joseph, Michigan, has been honored by the State Bar of Michigan as a 50-year member.
Haley Clough, an attorney in our Grand Rapids office, sat down to record a chat with Clay Powell, the Director of the RPOA, about the latest news on evictions and funding sources in Michigan. Watch the video to learn about the latest in eviction-related legislation.
Regulations regarding the "Health Care Provider" Exception and Intermittent Leave have been revised, effective September 16, 2020 through the expiration of the FFCRA's paid leave provisions on December 31, 2020.