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Cliff Bloom's FOX17 Morning Mix Interview for the Upcoming Cottage and Lakefront Living Show Presentations

Cliff Bloom conducted an interview with FOX17 Morning Mix regarding his upcoming presentations at the Cottage and Lakefront Living Show in Grand Rapids for his book Buying and Selling Waterfront Property in Michigan.  See the video below.  Read More

The Michigan Lake & Stream Associations, Inc Annual Convention - 2016

Cliff Bloom will be teaching seminars on April 29 and 30, 2016 at the annual Michigan Lake & Stream Associations Convention at Boyne Mountain in Northern Michigan.  The topics will include water/riparian law, buying and selling waterfront property, local government regulation of the waterfront, easements and similar issues.   Read More

Cliff Bloom's Upcoming Presentations for the Cottage and Lakefront Living Show

Cliff Bloom will be making presentations regarding his book Buying and Selling Waterfront Property in Michigan at the upcoming Michigan Cottage and Lakefront Living Show in Grand Rapids, Michigan, at the DeVos Place Convention Center at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 25, 2016 and again on Saturday, March 26, 2016 at noon.  For more information, visit www.cottageandlakefrontliving.com Read More

The Michigan Lake & Stream Associations, Inc Annual Convention - 2015

Cliff Bloom will be teaching seminars on May 1 and 2, 2015 at the annual MLSA Convention at Boyne Mountain in Northern Michigan.  The topics will include water/riparian law, buying and selling waterfront property, local government regulation of the waterfront, easements and similar issues.

The Michigan Lake & Stream Associations, Inc Annual Convention - 2014

Cliff Bloom will be teaching seminars on May 2 and 3, 2014 at the annual MLSA Convention at Boyne Mountain in Northern Michigan.  The topics will include water/riparian law, buying and selling waterfront property, local government regulation of the waterfront, easements and similar issues.  Read More

Cliff Bloom to Make Presentations at Both Novi and Grand Rapids Cottage and Lakefront Living Shows

Cliff Bloom of Bloom Sluggett Morgan, PC will be making presentations at the Cottage and Lakefront Living Shows, both in Novi on Saturday, March 1 and at the Grand Rapids Show on Saturday, March 29.  For more information, please visit the Showspan website at www.showspan.com.   Read More

The 2014 Annual Michigan Society of Professional Surveyors Convention

On February 21, 2014, Cliff Bloom will be teaching a seminar on water (riparian) law and adverse possession at the annual Michigan Society of Professional Surveyors Convention in Manistee, Michigan.  Read More

Cliff Bloom to Teach Water Law Seminar Up North

On Saturday Morning, July 13, 2013, Cliff Bloom will be teaching a water law seminar on Bois Blanc Island in the Wagner Room adjacent to the Township Hall.  For more information, please call the Bois Blanc Township Clerk at (231) 634-7275.  This is a free seminar.    Read More

The New Public Road Ends at Lakes Law

On March, 2012, Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley signed the House Substitute for Senate Bill 778 into law. This is the so‑called “Public Road Ends at Lakes Law.” It can be found at MCL 324.30111b (the “New Law”). Of course, the New Law is not perfect. But as the old saying goes, don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good! Overall, the New Law is pro-riparian, pro-public lake access, pro-rule of law, and pro-local government. The language for the New Law is contained in the side bar to this article.  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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