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State Bar of Michigan Recognizes PMP&R for Outstanding Pro Bono Contributions

Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers has been named to the State Bar of Michigan's 2015 Circle of Excellence at the Leadership level. This recognition is reserved for law firms whose attorneys have each contributed at least: *30 ho2015 Circle of Excellence Image (2)urs of pro bono service; or *$500 to a non-profit program which delivers civil legal services to low-income individuals. "Lack of access to our legal system and representation remains a significant problem in Michigan and throughout the country," said Cary McGehee, co-founding partner of the firm. "All of our attorneys recognize this and give generously of their time and resources to help those who may who need representation, but can't afford it." Information about the State Bar of Michigan Circle of Excellence award is available at http://www.michbar.org/file/programs/atj/pdfs/circleofexcellence15.pdf

Jennifer Lord Named to 2016 Women in the Law

Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Partner Jennifer Lord has been selected as one of 2016 Women in the Law by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Lord was honored September 16 at the legal newpaper's seventh annual luncheon and awards celebrating those who...

Free Press Discusses UIA Fraud with PMP&R's Lord

From the Detroit Free Press LANSING, MI ‑‑ Months after Grand Rapids resident Jonna Ferguson stopped collecting unemployment in the mail, she got a letter saying she owned the state $20,000. "Opening a letter that says that I had defrauded the...

McGehee and MCHR Prepare for Freedom Tour

From the Detroit Free Press Two dozen students wielded rakes, brooms and garbage bags Saturday as they cleaned up Viola Liuzzo Park in northwest Detroit. The group plans to travel in June to the Deep South, then spend a week touring sites of civil...

WSU Professor Awarded $300K in Age Discrimination Case

[caption id="attachment_1378" align="alignleft" width="225"] Dr. Karen Hrapkiewicz[/caption] Wayne State University is appealing a jury verdict received by veterinary professor Dr. Karen Hrapkiewicz in an age discrimination action handled by firm...

McGehee Featured on WXYZ TV Spotlight Program

Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Partner Cary McGehee was featured on the April 17 edition of WXYZ TV 7's Spotlight on the News program to discuss class action lawsuits the firm has filed as a result of the Flint water crisis. Spotlight on the...