Lipson Neilson sponsors “Pitch for Detroit” event

Lipson Neilson Law Firm DetroitThe firm was a proud sponsor of the August 25 Pitch for Detroit charity softball tournament on Belle Isle in Detroit. This event attracted 600 people and raised $60,000. The proceeds from this event will benefit the Do it for Detroit Fund (DI4D).

Today’s young adults are leading Detroit’s resurgence. The DI4D Fund aims to empower our next generation population and Detroit ex-pats nation-wide to find relevant and meaningful ways to transform our city.

2013 Guide to the Law of Legal Malpractice in Michigan for Insurance Claims Counsel

Phillip E. Seltzer and Joseph P. Garin recently release their new 2013 Guide to the Law of Legal Malpractice in Michigan for Insurance Claims Counsel. This annual Guide details substantive and procedural issues common to legal malpractice claims in Michigan and provides an update on key developments in this area of the law.

Phillip E. Seltzer Co-Presenter for Michigan ICLE Webinar on “The New Legal Malpractice Statute of Repose.”

On July 30, 2013, Phillip E. Seltzer was a co-presenter for a Michigan ICLE Webinar on “The New Legal Malpractice Statute of Repose.” The webinar explored the impact of the new statute on lawyers, the distinctions between a repose statute and a statute of limitation, the effect the new law will have on the pre-existing statute of limitations applicable to legal malpractice, the interaction between the new six year repose statute and other existing tolling provisions, and the best practices that lawyers should adopt to take advantage of and to ensure the earliest triggering of the available time bars on potential legal malpractice claims.