Swistak Levine Attorneys Honored by Peers
Swistak Levine attorney Daniel S. Landman has been chosen by his peers as an exceptional attorney for the 2009 DBusiness and Super Lawyers publications. The honors are given annually to attorneys viewed to be at the top of their profession.
DBusiness, a bi-monthly Detroit-area business publication, named Swistak Levine attorney Daniel S. Landman in its 2009 list of top lawyers in the fields of divorce and landlord/tenant The list is based on a peer-review survey mailed to lawyers and members of the judiciary. Thousands of votes were cast honoring excellence in all areas of practice. Because the listings cannot be purchased, inclusion in DBusiness’ Top Lawyers is a singular honor.
Three Bills Drafted By Swistak Levine Attorney Unanimously Pass Michigan House
I. Matthew Miller, who serves as legislative committee chair of the apartment-industry association, the Property Management Association of Michigan, drafted three bills which each passed the Michigan House of Representatives unanimously during the current term.
HB 4904 and HB 4905, sponsored by Rep. David Nathan (D-Detroit), are companion bills which remove the requirement that a formal police complaint be issued “by the landlord” before the landlord may issue a 24-hour notice to quit for tenants accused of possession or use of illegal drugs in the leased premises. HB 5034, sponsored by Rep. Pam Byrnes (D-Chelsea), protects landlords when the last resident of an apartment dies. Mr. Miller and HB 5034 were discussed in an article in the November 9, 2009 edition of Michigan Lawyers Weekly, entitled “What to do with what’s left behind. Article source...