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January 2018


Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip Welcomes New Attorney

Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC (FBMJ) is pleased to announce that Christopher J. Ryan has joined the firm as a Senior Associate attorney. Clyde M. Metzger, Managing Member, made the announcement. In his new position,

January 2018


FBMJ Attorneys Co-Author Article for CLM – “Emerging Contaminants – What You Need to Know About PFASs”

Richard Baron, Benjamin Fruchey and Nicholas Andrew co-authored “Emerging Contaminants – What You Need to Know About PFASs,” published in the December, 2017 issue of CLM Magazine. The article focuses on the impact of poly-

December 2017


FBMJ Hosts 2nd Annual Fundraiser to Help Friedreich’s Ataxia Patients

FBMJ is proud to once again sponsor a very special event, Friday, December 15, 2017 – a movie fundraiser featuring the highly anticipated premiere of the movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi. This charity event

November 2017


Cannabis Licenses Carry High Capitalization Costs

As has long been suspected, the state announced last week that those seeking licenses from the Michigan Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) beginning in December will undergo an evaluation of their capitalization. In other

November 2017


Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Can Continue to Operate

After more than two months of mixed signals, current medical marijuana users in Michigan will be relieved to hear that the Michigan Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) will not force existing dispensaries to close

November 2017


FBMJ Attorneys Present at Wound Care Conference

On November 2, 2017, FBMJ attorneys Clyde Metzger and Mitchell Jackson presented at Saint Joseph Mercy Health’s Wound Care Conference, which is designed to educate healthcare providers regarding clinical interventions to prevent skin breakdown and

October 2017


Joseph McGill Presents to SBM Probate & Estate Planning Section

FBMJ attorney Joseph McGill presented at the State Bar of Michigan’s (SBM) Probate and Estate Planning Section meeting held on October 14, 2017 in Lansing, MI.  McGill, who is a member of the SBM Board

October 2017


Michigan Medical Marijuana Bureau Offers Wave of New Info on Expected Regulations

The bits and pieces of information medical marijuana advocates and business interests have longed for from the Michigan Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation (BMMR) are trickling with increasing frequency. The BMMR, which is implementing the

October 2017


Joseph McGill Presents at SBM Section Chair Orientation

FBMJ Principal Joseph McGill recently presented at the Annual State Bar of Michigan (SBM) Section Chair Orientation held October 4, 2017 at the SBM headquarters in Lansing, Michigan. McGill, who is the Chair of the

October 2017


Kim Sveska Presents: The Opioid Epidemic: What Happens to Health Care Professionals “Breaking Bad”

FBMJ’s attorney, Kim Sveska, was a featured speaker at the Sparrow 4th Annual Pain Symposium on September 28, 2017 at the Eagle Eye Conference Center in Bath, Michigan. Sveska’s presentation titled “The Opioid Epidemic –