News from Thrun Law


2019 Election Dates and Deadlines

January 21st, 2019

While school board elections take place on the even-year November election date, a district may place millage and bond propositions on the ballot on any of the three[...]


Michigan School Prevails in Expedited Due Process Hearing

January 14th, 2019

In a case handled by Thrun Law Firm, a Michigan Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) recently ruled that a student’s disability did not cause her misconduct and that the[...]


Employer Defeats ADA Claim by Engaging in Interactive Process

January 7th, 2019

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, which includes Michigan, recently rejected an employee’s failure to accommodate claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) because the employer appropriately[...]


Wishing Kevin Harty a Happy Retirement

January 2nd, 2019

Thrun Law Firm announces the well-deserved retirement of our colleague and friend Kevin Harty who is retiring after 36 years of exemplary service to this Firm and the[...]


2018 Hard Cap Limits for Medical Benefit Plans

October 15th, 2018

In a memorandum dated September 17, 2018, the Michigan Department of Treasury notified all public employers of the “hard cap” contribution limits under the Publicly Funded Health Insurance[...]


Sixth Circuit Orders Payment for Private School Placement

October 8th, 2018

The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, whose decisions are binding in Michigan, recently ruled in favor of the parents of a special education student who privately placed[...]


Summer Tax Resolution Reminder

October 1st, 2018

Does your school currently have a summer tax levy of either 50% or 100%? Does your school wish to continue levying summer taxes for the 2019 tax year?[...]