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2018 Upper Michigan Legal Institute

Recently C&N Founding Partner Mary Chartier was a guest speaker at the Upper Michigan Legal Institute at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. Her presentation, “20 Burning Issues in Marijuana Law,” shed light on topics such as criminal liabili…

Michigan Lawyers Weekly Unsung Legal Heroes Award

We are extremely proud to announce that C&N’s firm administrator Tony Palmer-Peterson has been selected to receive the Michigan Lawyers Weekly Unsung Legal Heroes award! The Unsung Legal Heroes award honors the state’s most talented and dedic…
Categories: Honors

Takura Nyamfukudza Guest Panelist at WMU Cooley Student Par Association Event

C&N’s Founding Partner Takura Nyamfukudza was asked by the Western Michigan University Cooley Student Bar Association to appear on a panel with State Representative Fred Durhall, III focusing on the intersection of legislation and the practice…

Mary Chartier Presents at the ICBA Criminal Defense Section June Meeting

Recently the Ingham County Bar Association Criminal Defense Section held their June meeting. Chairperson and C&N Founding Partner Mary Chartier’s compelling presentation titled “Stick it to em!” focused on cross-examination of difficult wit…
Categories: Speaking & Teaching

The 2018 "The Paper Chase” 5K Walk and Run

Recently C&N Attorneys and Staff participated in and sponsored the ICBA Young Lawyers Section’s 5th Annual The Paper Chase 5k Run/Walk event. This year, portions of the proceeds benefited the Boys and Girls Club of Lansing. The day started out…
Categories: In the Community

Mary Chartier Honored at the Davis-Dunnings Bar Association 21st Annual Otis M. Smith Scholarship Banquet

Recently C&N Founding Partner Mary Chartier was honored with the Distinguished Barrister Award at the Davis-Dunnings Bar Association 21st Annual Otis M. Smith Scholarship Banquet. It was a wonderful event and a great excuse for our team to bond o…
Categories: Honors

The Federal Defender Investigator Paralegal Seminar

The Partners of Chartier & Nyamfukudza have a strong belief in continuing education as the law and technology are always changing. To the end, recently C&N Paralegals Kim Thelen and Lizzy Cary attended the Federal Defender Investigator Parale…

12th Annual Empty Plate Strolling Dinner & Auction

C&N Founding Partner Takura Nyamfukudza recently volunteered his time at the 12th Annual Empty Plate Strolling Dinner & Auction event benefitting the Greater Lansing Food Bank. Attended by over 700 people each year, the Empty Plate event is G…
Categories: In the Community

Welcome Attorney Kurt E. Krause to the C&N Team

We would like to give a big welcome to C&N’s newest member of the team – attorney Kurt E. Krause! With 30 years of practice in the law, including extensive and complex litigation experience, Kurt has always been a true champion for his client…

Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s 2018 Leaders in the Law

Recently, the partners and staff of C&N celebrated founding partner Mary Chartier as she was named one of Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s 2018 Leaders in the Law! It was a wonderful event and a valuable bonding experience. As a criminal defense firm,…

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