Past Participants & Events

2015 Incubator Attorney Program Participants:

Sydney Rushing, Esq.


Rushing Law, PLC

Rushing Law, PLC is a boutique law firm based in Detroit, Michigan. Rushing Law specializes in Criminal law, as well as Family and Civil law, but is capable of handling any type of situation. We believe everyone deserves the best defense possible and are fully prepared to fight aggressively on your behalf. Our highest priority is our client’s best interest. We will work diligently and effectively to help you achieve the best possible outcome. We will boldly fight on your behalf to have charges reduced or dismissed, or be prepared to win your case in trial if need be.

Rushing Law provides representation in Wayne County Circuit Court, Oakland County Circuit Court, Macomb County Circuit Court, and Washtenaw County Circuit Court. We also provide representation in all District Courts located within Wayne County, Oakland County, Macomb County, and Washtenaw County.

Migladys Bermudez, Esq.


Migladys Bermudez, PLLC

Migladys Bermudez is the founding member of the Law Office of Migladys Bermudez, PLLC, a Detroit-based boutique immigration law firm.

Focusing her practice on family immigration law, Ms. Bermudez has extensive experience with immigration detention matters involving Cancelation of Removal and Defensive Asylum, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Family Petitions (I-130, I-485), and various visas. She frequently provides “Know Your Rights” presentations for the Detroit-area community and regularly volunteers with Justice for Our Neighbors.

While in law school, Ms. Bermudez was recognized as the 2014 Immigration Law Clinical Student of the Year. Upon graduation, she was chosen to participate in the highly competitive University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Solo & Small Firm Incubator Program, where she received the quintessential tools necessary to establish her solo immigration law practice.  

Ms. Bermudez is admitted to practice in the state of Michigan and regularly appears before the United States Immigration Court in Detroit. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan, and the Solo and Small Firm Section of the State Bar of Michigan. Ms. Bermudez earned a Juris Doctor Degree with a concentration in Immigration Law from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from University of Michigan-Dearborn, cum laude.

Past Events

October 1, 2014
Networking Fundamentals
Detroit Mercy Law Clinical Program

October 2, 2014
Practice Management Resources/Pro Bono Orientation
State Bar of MI | Practice Management Resource Center

October 3, 2014
Hanging Your Own Shingle | MI Essential Plan for a Solo Practitioner

October 21, 2014
Lawyer Trust Accounting: Management Principles & Record Keeping
State Bar of MI | Practice Management Resource Center

November 3, 2014
Small Business Finance & Banking
Comerica Bank | Fifth Third Bank

November 3, 2014
Solo and Small Firm Products

November 4, 2014
Tips & Tools for a Successful Practice
State Bar of MI | Practice Management Resource Center

November 11, 2014
Building Your Business Development Plan
State Bar of MI | Practice Management Resource Center

November 13, 2014
Starting a 21st Century Law Firm Boot Camp
State Bar of MI | Practice Management Resource Center

December 5, 2014
Small Business Accounting
Kessler & Associates, CPA, PC

December 12, 2014
CaseManager Software Presentation and Demonstration
Law Offices of John Ware Upton

January 23, 2015
Small Firm Practice
Hubbell DuVall PLLC