News from Thrun Law


Reminder: Join Team Thrun at the Detroit Free Press Marathon – October 20, 2013

October 16th, 2013

As previously reported in the August 2013 edition of School Law Notes, Team Thrun has fielded three marathon relay teams and one solo marathon runner to participate in[...]


Reminder: Notice to Employees of Criminal Reporting Obligations

September 30th, 2013

    In 2005, the Michigan Legislature amended the Revised School Code by adding Section 1230d. Section 1230d mandates that applicants, employees, and those contracted to work “regularly and[...]


Competitive Bidding Threshold Increased

September 25th, 2013

The Michigan Department of Education recently announced the new threshold amount at which local school districts, intermediate school districts, and public school academies must competitively bid (1) labor[...]


Two New Attorneys Join Thrun Law Firm

August 29th, 2013

We are pleased to announce that Katherine Wolf Broaddus and Timothy Gardner, Jr. have joined Thrun Law Firm. Katherine Broaddus joins us after having practiced for seven years[...]


FCC Proposes Broad Overhaul of E-Rate Program

August 28th, 2013

In support of President Obama’s ConnectED initiative, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) recently proposed a top-to-bottom revision of the Universal Service Fund program, commonly known as “E-Rate”. FCC[...]


Join Team Thrun at the Detroit Free Press Marathon – October 20, 2013

August 27th, 2013

     On Sunday, October 20, 2013, the tradition continues when Thrun Law Firm will participate for the fourth year in a row in the Detroit Free Press Marathon events.[...]


Employee Privatization Concerns Exist in Light of Recent Court Decisions and Legislation

July 25th, 2013

With tight budgets, school districts are likely to consider privatization of noninstructional support services and contracts with third parties for administrators. The decision to use contracted service arrangements[...]