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Schenk & Bruetsch Welcomes Oakland County Executive David Coulter

Schenk & Bruetsch welcomed Oakland County Executive David Coulter to its offices for an event and fundraiser. Coulter met with guests and staff answering questions and discussing his impact and vision for how he plans to continue to move Oakland… Read More
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Schenk & Bruetsch recently saved one of its clients nearly $1 million per year on its property tax bill

2024 Property Tax Assessments Are Being Mailed Now Local assessors are currently sending notices to property owners informing them of the 2024 assessed values of their properties. These assessments will be used to determine your summer and winter tax… Read More
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Schenk & Bruetsch saves client nearly $1 million per year in property taxes.

In 2022, a Schenk & Bruetsch client purchased a large commercial property. After the purchase, the property was assessed with a taxable value of almost $20 million. The property needed significant investment, and the COVID-19 pandemic significant… Read More
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Schenk & Bruetsch PLC Names Employment Lawyer Lindsey R. Johnson Partner

Detroit-based law firm Schenk & Bruetsch PLC is pleased to announce that attorney Lindsey R. Johnson has been named a partner in the firm. Ms. Johnson is an experienced litigator, counselor and advocate who is starting her 20th year practicing la… Read More
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Court agrees with S&B that Recall Petitions are Invalid

A proposed recall petition filed against the Mayor of Dearborn Heights was ruled invalid by a Wayne County Circuit Court judge, affirming a prior decision by the Wayne County Election Commission, which had unanimously decided that a petition filed by… Read More
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Bruetsch and Summerfield Make Super Lawyers List Again

The national publication Super Lawyers has once again recognized partners Tom Bruetsch and Brian Summerfield in its 2023 rankings. Super Lawyers recognizes the top 5% of attorneys in each state. Bruetsch was recognized in the categories of Business L… Read More
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Nuisance or Nonsense ? - Schenk & Bruetsch reach settlement with the City of Detroit for its client Perfecting Church

Detroit dismisses lawsuit against Marvin Winans for stalled megachurch (freep.com) Read More
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Check out the latest issue of Detroit Lawyer Magazine which spotlights Schenk & Bruetch and its growth.

Detroit Lawyer June 2023 (mobissue.com)

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Partner James Allen scores big for client Nature's Remedy

A lawsuit filed last year against the City of Pontiac over how medical marijuana applicants were processed has been resolved, but may lead to new legal action. After the city’s medical marijuana commission denied Nature’s Remedy a provisioning pe… Read More
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James Allen elected to Detroit Bar Association's Board of Directors

Partner James Allen was recently elected to the Detroit Bar Association’s Board of Directors. The Detroit Bar Association is one of the oldest and most active bar associations in the country. Allen, one of Michigan’s premier commercial an… Read More
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