In Hooker v Moore, 2018 WL 6517607 (Dec 11, 2018), the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Smith Haughey client Jeremy Hooker. Mr. Hooker had submitted a petition to recall the Muskegon County Drain Commissioner. The Board of State Canvassers (Board) determined that the recall petition was factual and sufficiently clear, and the Drain Commi…Read more
A team of Smith Haughey attorneys and paralegals, led by Tom McCarthy and Jack Oostema, recently successfully defended a major international law firm in a multi-year litigation and arbitration proceeding that involved a dispute over a former partner’s ownership interest in the firm and a large damage claim. The arbitration panel ruled in our client…Read more
Smith Haughey attorney Chris Berry and a trial team from the firm’s Muskegon office successfully represented our client, a local township, in a recent case before the Michigan Court of Appeals. The trial court had entered judgment against our client. Smith Haughey appealed the decision, seeking a peremptory reversal of the trial court’s decision. S…Read more
A West Michigan jury took only 19 minutes to render a verdict for the defense in a case alleging a family medicine physician negligently injured his patient. Smith Haughey attorney Carol Carlson and a seasoned litigation team successfully tried the case to verdict.Read more
Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge is pleased to announce the election of a new Chief Executive Officer, two new members of its board of directors, and the addition of a new shareholder. With these changes the firm continues to pass the mantle of leadership to the next generation.
“Like many law firms, Smith Haughey is facing the approaching retire…Read more