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Speaking about RLUIPA at the 34th Annual ALI Land Use Conference in San Diego

  • January 22, 2017
  • by Daniel P. Dalton

I am pleased to announce that I will be speaking at the ALI Land Use Conference in San Diego, California this week on Religious Land Use and Eminent Domain. This renowned program will be held on January 26-28, 2017 at the Westin San Diego, and […]

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Judge Halts Overtime Rule

  • November 23, 2016
  • by Zana Tomich

A federal judge halted the new “overtime rule” set to go into effect on December 1, 2016. I wrote about the overtime rules and the suit filed by 21 states and 50 business groups to stop the law from going into effect, here. U.S. District […]

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Why You Need an Attorney

  • November 15, 2016
  • by Lawrence Opalewski

  When most people think of attorneys, they think of lawsuits. They think of courtrooms, juries, dramatic witnesses, and guilty verdicts. This makes many people think they only need an attorney when they are involved in a lawsuit or a crime. But in reality, you […]

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Dan Dalton and Kate Brink Named to Super Lawyers 2016 List

  • September 12, 2016
  • by Admin

Dalton & Tomich founding attorney Dan Dalton has been named to the 2016 Michigan Super Lawyers List in Land Use and Zoning. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition […]

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A Religious Land Use Win in Oregon – Home Church and Wedding Ministry are Permissible Uses of Land

  • September 7, 2016
  • by Daniel P. Dalton

The law firm of Dalton & Tomich PLC is pleased to announce that our client Shepherdsfield Church prevailed in its land use dispute in central Oregon this week.  In this landmark decision, the administrative hearing officer found that home churches and wedding ministries are permitted […]

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Dalton & Tomich PLC celebrates its 6th Anniversary!

  • August 23, 2016
  • by Daniel P. Dalton

Today, August 23, 2016, marks the 6th anniversary of Dalton & Tomich PLC. We are so very grateful to our families, partners, clients and friends for making this firm a reality. Our success is based on your confidence and support, something that we are both […]

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The Field Hosts Kickoff Event

  • August 16, 2016
  • by Zana Tomich

Last night, my fellow board members and I hosted the inaugural event of The Field: Detroit’s Culinary Collaborative at Detroit City Distillery. It was a fun evening, where I had the pleasure of moderating a lively panel discussion with Alexandra Clark of Bon Bon Bon, David Vermiglio […]

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Dalton & Tomich participates in American Planning Association Webinar on RLUIPA

  • August 8, 2016
  • by Daniel P. Dalton

On Friday August 5, 2016, Daniel Dalton, Evan Seeman and Noel Sterett led a seminar with over 500 members of the American Planning Association, representing land use planners, urban planners and zoning officials, discussing the important topic of “Planning For Religious Land Uses in an […]

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Donation Bins: Free Speech and Bin Bans in Corona, California

  • August 8, 2016
  • by Daniel P. Dalton

In May 2012, the City of Corona, California adopted an ordinance that banned clothing donation bins from the city. While donation bins were banned, other unattended containers such as dumpsters and recycling bins were not banned. Dalton & Tomich brought suit challenging the ordinance on […]

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Ripeness, Finality and Subject Matter Jurisdiction on Justiciable Land Use Claims: Sunrise Detox V, LLC v. City of White Plains

  • July 16, 2016
  • by Daniel P. Dalton

  Sunrise Detox V, LLC (“Sunrise”) sought to establish a facility in White Plains, New York (the “City”) for individuals recovering from drug or alcohol addiction. To accomplish its goal, Sunrise applied for a special use permit for its proposed facility: a building located in […]

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