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McGehee Joins Fellow MSU Law Trustees for Groundbreaking

Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Partner Cary McGehee joined her fellow MSU Law trustees to participate in a groundbreaking recently to kick off construction of the Detroit College of Law Plaza. "Everyone who enters this building will Shovels in the Groundsoon be able to appreciate the rich heritage of DCL," Dean Joan W. Howarth said. Construction is expected to begin in mid-July and be completed in the fall. The prominent new main entrance will include a brief history of the law college, two Greek gods of education, a cornerstone, and a granite seal documenting MSU Law's founding as DCL in 1891. Beyond construction costs, gifts to this project will establish a permanent endowment for DCL Legacy Scholarships.

Lord Profile Featured in Detroit Legal News

The following article appeared in the July 22, 2015 edition of Detroit Legal News and featured Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers attorney Jennifer Lord.  Jennifer Lord's dream in high school and college was to become a U.S. Senator a dream that...

Carlson Speaks to WDET About History of ADA

WDET Radio program, "Detroit Today" with Stephen Henderson, talked to Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers attorney Kevin Carlson about the 25th anniversary of the signing of theAmericans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). The main points of...

Pitt McGehee Hosts Sold Out Morris Dees Lecture

A standing-room-only crowd of more than 300 came to hear civil rights icon Morris Dees speak Monday, April 13, at Wayne State University Law School. Dees, who is widely celebrated for his work with the Southern Poverty Law Center, which he...

Rivers Joins ACLU Suit on Behalf of Female Inmates

Grand Rapids, Mich. Dec. 4 - Beth Rivers, a partner with Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers, has joined the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan in filing suit against Muskegon County in federal court on behalf of eight female jail inmates who...

Michael Pitt Addresses Tort Reform in Legal News

Michael Pitt, a founding member and managing partner of Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers as well as past president of the Michigan Association for Justice, was interviewed in a special column by the LegalNews in November on Tort Reform.   The...