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Attorneys and Counselors for Business People

At Shinners & Cook, we’ve built long-term relationships with hundreds of business men and women by providing expert legal counsel and outstanding professional service. As business people ourselves, we know how important it is to respect our clients’ priorities, their time, and their need for complete confidentiality.

Practice Areas

We provide provide a full range of legal services, representing clients with business, estate planning, litigation, and real estate needs.

Our full-service approach allows us to build relationships with our clients that solo practitioners and large firms cannot offer. Our collaborative legal team provides each client with strong legal representation, and in a prompt, professional manner.


Michigan Works Share Plans Allow Expanded Unemployment Compensation for Employees

As a part of Michigan’s COVID-19 relief, Governor Whitmer expanded the reach of federal unemployment benefits to Michigan Work Share Plan participants under Executive Order 2020-57.  Work Share Plans allow Michigan employers to normally reduce employee hours and compensation by […]

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Trademarks and How Applications are Affected by COVID-19

A Federal Trademark is a powerful thing. Trademarking a phrase or logo allows you or your business to prevent others from copying what makes you unique. Think of Nike. Everyone immediately recognizes a Nike product by the “Nike swoosh logo.” […]

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Michigan Property Tax Appeal Changes Due to COVID-19

On Thursday, May 14, 2020, Governor Whitmer signed Executive Order No. 2020-87 extending the filing deadlines for property tax appeals in Michigan. Under normal circumstances, a township or local unit of government’s Board of Review meets the second week of […]

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