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11
Jul

Mischa Boardman and Devin Sullivan Share the Spotlight at the IRWA Educational Conference in Edmonton

ZAC Boardman
ZAC shareholders Mischa Boardman and Devin Sullivan traveled to Edmonton to speak at two sessions of the International Right of Way Association (IRWA) educational conference on June 25-27, 2018. Their first presentation—Learn to Love Your Lawyers—kicked off the event and grew from their recent a[...]
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6
Jun

Michael Schwartz, Amy Applin, and Danielle DePriest Obtain Court of Appeals Reversal of Trial Court Decision

Michael Schwartz
ZAC shareholders Michael Schwartz and Amy Applin, and associate Danielle DePriest, recently obtained a victory in an appeal of an adverse trial court decision regarding the rescission of an insurance policy.  The Court of Appeals reversed, holding that the policy was legally rescinded and that the [...]
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4
Jun

Mischa Boardman and Devin Sullivan’s Article on Learning to Love Lawyers Published in Right of Way Magazine

ZAC Boardman
ZAC shareholders Mischa Boardman and Devin Sullivan’s recent article, Do You Hate Lawyers? Learn to Love them and Create a Cohesive Team in the Process, appeared in the May/June issue of Right of Way Magazine. The article – a sneak peak of their upcoming presentation at the International Righ[...]
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10
Apr

James Wright and a Team of ZAC Attorneys Obtain Summary Disposition in Multi-Million Dollar No-Fault Lawsuit

Jim Wright
On April 5, 2018, ZAC shareholder Jim Wright – with invaluable assistance from Amy Applin, Theresa Bodwin, Michael Schwartz, and Tali Wendrow – obtained summary disposition in the largest case in which the firm has represented our valued client. As a result of the team’s efforts throughout thi[...]
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7
Mar

Mischa Boardman Discusses Easements at Michigan Society of Professional Surveyors’ 77th Annual Meeting

Mischa Boardman
Zausmer, August & Caldwell shareholder Mischa Boardman spoke at the Michigan Society of Professional Surveyors’ 77th Annual Meeting at the Grand Traverse Resort in Acme, Michigan, on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. In her two-hour seminar on “Easements,” Mischa explained the fundamentals [...]
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5
Mar

Zausmer, August & Caldwell Moves Up the List of Metro Detroit’s Largest Law Firms by Crain’s Detroit Business

Zausmer, August & Caldwell is pleased to announce its highest ranking to date in Crain’s Detroit Business’ annual Largest Law Firms list. Each year, Crain’s compiles and ranks the largest law firms in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, and Livingston counties by total number of attorneys. [...]
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23
Feb

Bryan Padgett & Danielle DePriest Obtain No-Cause Verdict in “Serious Impairment” Case

Bryan Padgett ZAC
ZAC attorneys Bryan Padgett and Danielle DePriest recently convinced a Wayne County jury that a plaintiff involved in a 2015 car accident was not entitled to any monetary damages because she failed to show that she sustained a “serious impairment of body function.” The plaintiff claimed that [...]
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7
Feb

Zausmer, August & Caldwell Names Michael Schwartz, Devin Sullivan, and Lauren Wawrzyniak Shareholders

Zausmer, August & Caldwell is pleased to announce that attorneys Michael A. Schwartz, Devin R. Sullivan, and Lauren M. Wawrzyniak have been named shareholders in the firm. “Michael, Devin, and Lauren display the commitment and in-depth knowledge that we provide to our clients on a daily bas[...]
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30
Jan

Mischa Boardman and ITC Holdings Corp.’s Jenny D’Anna Present at IRWA Ohio Chapter’s 2018 Utility Day Seminar

ZAC Boardman
Zausmer, August & Caldwell’s Mischa M. Boardman and ITC Holdings Corp.’s Senior Counsel Jenny K. D’Anna spoke at the International Right of Way Association (IRWA) Buckeye Chapter’s Utility Day Seminar in Plain City, Ohio, on January 9, 2018. Presenting on “Acquiring the Necessary Ri[...]
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29
Jan

Mischa Boardman and Devin Sullivan Present on Boundaries and Easements at HalfMoon Education Seminar

ZAC Boardman
Zausmer, August & Caldwell’s Mischa M. Boardman and Devin R. Sullivan presented at a day-long Boundaries and Easements continuing education seminar geared toward attorneys, professional engineers, and professional surveyors in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on January 17, 2018. Mischa spoke on “[...]
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