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January 2019

Brian Whitelaw Joins Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip as a Partner

Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC (FBMJ) is pleased to announce that Brian Whitelaw has joined the firm as a partner. For over 35-years, Whitelaw has defended health care entities and professionals in malpractice litigation

October 2018

Welcoming the 21st Century: The Rebranding of the Representative Assembly

FBMJ attorney Joseph McGill, former Chair of the Representative Assembly and newly elected Member of the Board of Commissioners of the State Bar of Michigan, recently authored, “Welcoming the Twenty-First Century: The Rebranding of the

September 2018

FBMJ Client Prevails in RLUIPA Matter

FBMJ attorneys have been successful in recovering all attorney fees spent by their client, River of Life Ministries, in securing formerly denied land use approval to operate their church in Macomb County. The fees were

August 2018

COA: On Campus, (but) Off the Hook

On August 9, 2018, attorneys from Foley, Baron, Metzger and Juip scored a significant win at the State of Michigan Court of Appeals (COA) in the case of Abigail Schmitt v Genesys Regional Medical Center. The

August 2018

Second Annual Motion to Strike Scores a Win for Charity

FBMJ senior attorney Dan Cortez went 3-for-3 with a two-run triple for the good guys as the defense attorneys beat the plaintiff lawyers 7-6 in the second annual Motion to Strike softball game on August

July 2018

FBMJ Attorney Wins Seat on SBM Board of Commissioners

FBMJ attorney, Joseph P. McGill, won a contested seat on the State Bar of Michigan’s (SBM) Board of Commissioners in this year’s elections. He will serve a three-year term expiring in 2021 representing attorneys in Wayne,

July 2018

McGill on Reimagining the SBM Representative Assembly

FBMJ attorney, Joseph P. McGill, has served his first year as Chair of the Representative Assembly for the State Bar of Michigan. Under his direction and working through the Assembly’s five standing subcommittees, the Assembly

June 2018

COA: If It Doesn’t Change Your Mind . . .

On May 3, 2018 the Michigan Court of Appeals issued its opinion in the matter of Teri Luten v Genesys Regional Medical Center, et al., one which may provide some ammunition to Defendants in attacking Plaintiff

June 2018

Sarah Tupica Berard Joins Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC

Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC (FBMJ) is pleased to announce that Sarah Tupica Berard has joined the firm as an Associate Principal attorney. Clyde M. Metzger, Managing Member, made the announcement. In her new position, Berard

June 2018

McGill and Cupples Co-Author Article for CLM – “Defending Carbon Monoxide Exposure Claims”

FBMJ attorneys Joe McGill and Jennifer Cupples co-authored “Defending Carbon Monoxide Exposure Claims,” published in the May, 2018 issue of CLM Magazine.  The article focuses on winning a carbon monoxide exposure claim with a thorough