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In Memoriam: Richard L. Root

We note with sadness the passing of former Mayor Richard L. Root of Kentwood. Mayor Root was a true friend and dedicated public servant. He represented Kentwood on a regional and state-wide level and, in doing so, brought great honor to the City. He was good man and will be sorely missed. Our prayers go out to his family.  Read More

Michigan Municipal Law: Our Contribution

Congratulations to Jeff Sluggett and Crystal Morgan on the recent publication of Michigan Municipal Law. The handbook for public sector attorneys is published by The State of Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education. It is the first treatise of its kind published in Michigan in a number of years.  Read More

In Memoriam: Walter B. Freihofer

Recently, the Grand Rapids legal community lost a giant with the death of attorney Walter B. Freihofer. Walter passed away at age 89 on May 26, 2012. Our condolences go out to Walter’s wife, Sue, and the Freihofer extended family.  Read More

Congratulations are in Order

We're proud to announce that BSM's Crystal Morgan was invited to become a member of a Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys (MAMA) committee tasked with providing written educational materials to municipal attorneys around the state.  Read More

Riparian of the Year Awarded to BSM's Cliff Bloom

We're proud to announce that BSM partner, Cliff Bloom was awarded the “Master’s Jacket” as the outstanding riparian of the year by the Michigan Lake & Stream Associations at its annual convention in April 2012. Read the entire article below.
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BSM Featured in Rapid Growth Media

Rapid Growth Media, a weekly news publication featuring growth and business development in the Grand Rapids area, has featured Bloom Sluggett Morgan in this week's edition. Read the article in its entirety here Read More