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Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Recognized for Outstanding Pro Bono Legal Services by State Bar of Michigan

July 8, 2014, Royal Oak, Mich. -- Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers has been named to the State Bar of Michigan's 2014 Circle of Excellence at the Leadership level. This recognition is reserved for law firms whose attorneys have each contributed at least:2014 Circle of Excellence Image *30 hours of pro bono service; or *$500 to a non-profit program which delivers civil legal services to low-income individuals. This year only 23 law firms in the state have been designated for providing this high level of pro bono services by the State Bar of Michigan. "These are still challenging economic times for many people in Michigan. Our firm has a long tradition of volunteering its time and resources to ensure that everyone can have access to our legal system. We're proud and honored to be recognized by the State Bar for the commitment shown by all of our attorneys," said Michael Pitt, founding partner of the firm. Information about the State Bar of Michigan Circle of Excellence award. You can read the award here.  

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...

Michael Pitt Receives Champion of Justice Award

[caption id="attachment_954" align="alignleft" width="300"] (L) Thomas Rombach, 2014-15 SBM President, (C) Michael PItt and (R) Brian Einhorn, 2013-14 SBM President.[/caption] Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Managing Partner Michael Pitt received...