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Raymond A. Harris elected to LEAF board of directors

I am proud to announce that I was recently elected to the board of directors for the Lansing Educational Advancement Foundation! Learn more about LEAF and how we help Lansing area schoolchildren here:

Now on Google+

The Law Office of Raymond A. Harris, PLLC is now on Google+, add us to your circles!

Attended seminar: “Nuts and Bolts of Special Needs Trusts”

Today I attended a seminar regarding special needs trusts for individuals with disabilities.


I’m proud to tell you that I’m being locked up to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  I am being arrested on October 25, 2011 and taken to jail at Outback Steakhouse in Okemos, MI where I will serve hard time at the Lock Up event! To be released on good behavior I have to raise…

Headaches for same-sex couples

Same sex marriage is becoming more accepted nationwide. But that doesn’t mean that these couples can have a ceremony and go about their lives happily ever after. “Such couples still can’t file a joint federal tax return, share retirement benefits, shield each others assets from estate taxes or benefit from many other tax breaks provided…

NAELA Membership

I just joined the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.  Their website is here.

Exciting news

I am excited to report that I have been elected to serve on the board of directors for RSVP of Lansing.  Their website is

HHS Awards $159.1 Million to Support Health Care Workforce Training

“HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today will announce $159.1 million in grants to health care workforce training programs.  These grants build on the multimillion dollar investments made under the Affordable Care Act and Recovery Act to strengthen and grow our primary care workforce. The grants will target three types of programs: Nursing Workforce Development programs; interdisciplinary…

Letter to Santa–After an attorney gets through with it Saint Nicholas, d/b/a Santa Claus North Pole, Latitude 90º North Arctic Ocean Re: Master Johnny A. Smith Dear Mr. Claus: I represent the Smith family in connection with Johnny A. Smith’s anticipated receipt of goods from you on December 24th and/or 25th, 2009. This letter sets forth his specifications for the goods to be…

Free Consumer Resources Available from the Federal Trade Commission

At the Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, education is considered a consumer’s first line of defense against fraud and deception in the marketplace.  The agency produces practical, objective, actionable and plain language information in English and Spanish to help people avoid rip-offs and exercise their rights. From sweepstakes scams to online safety…

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