Sexual Harassment Claims Are Biased By Beauty Standards, Report Finds

While everyone has an idea of what features and characteristics they find attractive or feminine, these thoughts become detrimental when applied, consciously or not, to believing accusers and defendants in court cases. A new report from the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology found that the extent to which women are prototypical, or conventionally attractive and feminine, […]

Understanding At-Will Employment in Michigan

Michigan, like the vast majority of states in the United States, is an at-will employment state. Essentially, this means that the law presumes you can quit your job, with or without notice, for any reason. Likewise, an employer may fire you, with or without notice or cause.  However,  your employer may not fire you (even […]

Congratulations to our 2016 Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers, the Thomson Reuters lawyer rating service, has announced the 2016 Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list. These two lists are comprised of outstanding attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes nominations, an independent research evaluation […]

Personal Injury Case Settled

Shortly after Detroit filed for bankruptcy in July 2013, Judge Rhodes made it clear that its lawyers shouldn’t be charging the struggling city for first-class flights, alcoholic beverages or movies in hotel rooms. His instructions are the most detailed legal-fee instructions given to a city or county in a modern municipal bankruptcy case. In Detroit’s […]

Historic Immigration Reform

On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced a series of ground breaking actions that will have a huge effect on immigration. The primary purpose of these actions is to crack down on illegal immigration at the border, prioritize deporting felons while sparing families, and require certain undocumented immigrants to pass a criminal background check and […]

Ted Cruz’s Announcement and His History with Immigration Policy

By: Joseph Molina Flynn As with most political elections of late, the question pressing on the minds of immigrants and their advocates is, “What will the next President do about immigration reform?” Current President, Barack Obama, focused both of his campaigns on providing a path to dignity for undocumented immigrants living in the United States.(1) Although […]

EB-5 Legislation Pending

Shortly after Detroit filed for bankruptcy in July 2013, Judge Rhodes made it clear that its lawyers shouldn’t be charging the struggling city for first-class flights, alcoholic beverages or movies in hotel rooms. His instructions are the most detailed legal-fee instructions given to a city or county in a modern municipal bankruptcy case. In Detroit’s […]

Hot to Pick the Right Michigan Attorney for Your Case

You’re looking for an attorney.  Maybe you have a pressing legal issue and need a good lawyer to help you. Perhaps you have been: involved in a car accident; arrested, or have been served with divorce papers. On the other hand, maybe you have some personal matter that you need legal help on, such as […]

The Cronin Law Firm Supports the Downtown Boxing Gym this Holiday Season

The Cronin Law Firm takes community responsibility seriously. That’s why this year we’ve decided to work with the Downtown Boxing Gym this holiday season and support their amazing efforts in education, mentorship, and physical fitness. Here’s a quote from the gym: The Downtown Boxing Gym (DBG Detroit) is a free academic and athletic program on […]