Berrien County, Michigan Lawyers

Gail Towne
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Kalamazoo County, MI Lawyer with 17 years experience
(269) 381-8844 151 S. Rose St., Ste. 900
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Divorce and Family
Wayne State University Law School and Wayne State University Law School
Gail Towne has worked almost exclusively in the area of family law for over thirteen years throughout the state of Michigan. She is now a partner with the Kalamazoo law firm of Lennon, Miller, O'Connor & Bartosiewicz, PLC where she commits her practice to helping individuals and families traverse through the family courts or facilitate private settlements related to family law issues. Specifically, Gail's practice focuses on domestic relations law including divorce, paternity, child custody, child support, and other family law matters. She is an experienced litigator, but also committed to alternative dispute resolution, particularly collaborative law,...
Andrew M Wright
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Kalamazoo County, MI Lawyer with 5 years experience
(269) 359-7103 4200 West Michigan Avenue, Suite 211
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Consumer, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
David E. Ryan
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Kalamazoo County, MI Lawyer with 23 years experience
(269) 275-4085 229 E Michigan Ave Ste 245
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Municipal and Real Estate
Drake University Law School
Over 20 years actively practicing law in Southern Michigan. I was a partner at a large law firm for several years, but now I operate my own small firm. Because of that, we have significantly reduced overhead compared to large law firms. This means we can provide clients with the highest quality legal services at a lower expense.
Mechelle Woznicki
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Kalamazoo County, MI Lawyer with 2 years experience
(269) 692-5244 1918 W. Milham Avenue
Portage, MI 49024
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
After becoming a parent then a grandparent, spending 10 years in the Navy, and 20 years in business, Mechelle decided to pursue a law degree, which fulfilled a life-long dream of hers. Her practical experience in business and in the military bring a unique perspective and understanding of her clients’ needs. While Mechelle is competent under many practice areas, her special areas of interest are Family Law, Estate Planning and Business Law.

Mechelle has traveled all over the globe - from rural Michigan towns to mountain peaks in Nepal – and those life experiences have given her a glimpse at...
Jeffrey Mapes
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Kalamazoo County, MI Lawyer with 11 years experience
(269) 903-8168 5937 W Main St
#4513
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Michigan State University
Jeffrey’s experience and expertise in consumer bankruptcy – specifically chapters 7 and 13 – makes all the difference. “Our firm has shown time and time again that our dedication to the client does not end when their case does. Our job isn’t done until we have done everything possible to help clients lead a financially successful life,” he explains. “I love seeing my clients, but I know I am most successful if I never need to see them again. If my clients exit bankruptcy with a better understanding of their finances, what mistakes they made, and how they can avoid...
Wesley Todd
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Kalamazoo County, MI Lawyer with 7 years experience
(269) 965-7000 6146 W. Main, Suite D
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Bankruptcy, Criminal Defense, Divorce and Family
Wesley Todd is an attorney of the firm Vandervoort Christ and Fisher. He was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan and graduated from Albion College in 2006 with a major in political science. While at Albion, he was an active member of Delta Sigma Phi fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega, national service fraternity, Habitat for Humanity and the Varsity Tennis Team. Wesley was awarded a Merit Scholarship to attend Michigan State University College of Law and earned his Juris Doctorate cum laude in 2010. While at Michigan State University, Wesley also worked as a Law Clerk in Kalamazoo, Michigan. During this time, he...
Mary Catherine Gergely
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Kalamazoo County, MI Lawyer
(269) 679-4263 1240 W. VW Ave.
Schoolcraft, MI 49087
Divorce and Family
Valparaiso University School of Law
Vernon Bennett
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Kalamazoo County, MI Lawyer
(269) 388-7600 136 East Michigan Avenue, Suite 800
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Business
Wayne State University Law School
Michael Caywood
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Saint Joseph County, MI Lawyer with 27 years experience
(269) 651-3281 112 S Monroe St
Sturgis, MI 49091
Arbitration & Mediation, Business and IP
University of Iowa
Michael J. Caywood began practicing law in 1991 and joined Dresser Dresser Haas & Caywood, PC in 1999. Prior to moving to Sturgis, Michael practiced in Phoenix at the law firm of Snell & Wilmer and in Chicago with Ungaretti & Harris and the Division of Enforcement for the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. While in Phoenix and Chicago, Michael's practice included complex commercial, medical products liability, intellectual property and securities litigation in both State and Federal Courts, as well as intricate technology transactional agreements. Michael has further developed his practice since joining Dresser Dresser Haas & Caywood, PC....
Christopher Morris
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Kalamazoo County, MI Lawyer with 35 years experience
(269) 381-8844 151 South Rose St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Insurance Defense and Workers' Comp
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
M. Timothy Gergely
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Kalamazoo County, MI Attorney with 25 years experience
(800) 442-2200 1240 W. VW Ave.
Schoolcraft, MI 49087
Animal, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and Hope College
M. Timothy Gergely focuses his practice in the areas of personal injury and accident law. Mr. Gergely concentrates his practice on helping individuals who have sustained injuries as a result of automobile and semi-truck accidents (No-Fault automobile accident and insurance claims), dog bites, medical malpractice, premises liability, wrongful death, dram shop (bar/tavern liability), and workmen's compensation. Mr. Gergely has handled numerous cases involving serious personal injury in which he has recovered millions of dollars of compensation for his injured clients. Several of Mr. Gergely's significant recoveries for his clients have been featured in Michigan Lawyers Weekly.
Robert J. Pleznac
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Kalamazoo County, MI Lawyer
(269) 381-3771 622 W Lovell St
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Bankruptcy, Collections and Real Estate
Gary E Apps
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Kalamazoo County, MI Attorney with 27 years experience
(269) 385-0009 813 W South St
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Business, Collections, Family and Landlord Tenant
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Brian Morris
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Kalamazoo County, MI Attorney with 17 years experience
(269) 929-1854 906 S Westnedge Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce and Family
Elizabeth Bennett
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Kalamazoo County, MI Lawyer
(269) 226-5126 218 Woodward Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Business and Tax
Gary M. Gabry
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Kalamazoo County, MI Lawyer
(269) 978-6560 1300 W. Centre Avenue Suite 100
Portage, MI 49024
Criminal Defense
Jonathan Neal Jilek
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Kalamazoo County, MI Attorney
(269) 343-1500 8080 Moorsbridge Rd., Ste 103
Portage, MI 49024
Personal Injury
Michael Aaron Roth
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Kalamazoo County, MI Attorney
(616) 401-3155 5937 West Main Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Workers' Comp
Allison Greenlee Korr
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Kalamazoo County, MI Attorney
(269) 381-4471 121 West Cedar Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Bankruptcy and Family
Eric J Scheske
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Saint Joseph County, MI Attorney
(269) 651-2445 227 W. Chicago Rd.
Sturgis, MI 49091
Business
Robert E. Wright
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 38 years experience
(616) 682-7000 25 Division Ave., South, Suite 500
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationArbitration & Mediation
Wayne State University Law School
Robert Wright is a leader in mediation and arbitration. He resolves disputes in business, bankruptcy, personal and public policy issues. He trains other mediators for the University of Michigan’s Institute for Continuing Legal Education and other universities, law schools, civic and professional groups. Bob inspires and motivates participants through his insightfulness, empathy, compassion, and genuine love for the mediation process.

Mr. Wright is as an approved mediator for the U.S. district courts in Michigan's Eastern and Western districts and the bankruptcy court for the Western district. He is approved to mediate matters in all Michigan state...
Scott Grabel
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Kent County, MI Lawyer with 23 years experience
(800) 342-7896 2022 Fuller Ave.
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationAppeals, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Domestic Violence
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I am an experienced trial attorney with a strong history of positive results in drug, murder, Criminal Sexual Conduct, and DUI/OWI cases. I have successfully argued cases before the Michigan Court of Appeals and have appeared as a commentator on Court TV's Best Defense for analysis of a murder case. Recently I was a guest on the Morning Blaze with Doc Thompson. I have served as an adjunct professor at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School and as a mentor for the Ingham County Bar Association's Mentoring Program.

I was born and raised in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and graduated from...
Brent T. Geers
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 7 years experience
(616) 965-6864 15 Ionia Ave SW STE 530
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationAppeals, Criminal Defense, Estate Planning and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Brent Geers specializes in helping people empower those they trust and provide for those they love. Brent has been an attorney since 2012, working with individuals and families to marshal their time, talent, and treasurer for the benefit of their children, family, and community. He is a Grand Rapids Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” honoree, and currently operates his own practice, Geers Law. Brent is married to an educator, who employs his services as a chaperon for various school functions. He is also his daughter’s father – a girl who will become a president, not a princess.
Akiva Goldman
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Kent County, MI Lawyer with 33 years experience
(877) 737-8800 625 Kenmoor Avenue S.E.
Suite 301 Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Divorce and Personal Injury
Wayne State University
Call Toll Free (877) 737-8800 - WE CAN HELP YOU. We have a successful track record of aggressive legal representation. Let us use our strengths to your advantage. FREE CONSULTATION. For additional information.
Please visit us at www.akivagoldman.com.
Robert Champion
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Allegan County, MI Attorney with 25 years experience
(269) 685-9220 124 E Bridge St
Plainwell, MI 49080
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Denver
With years of experience as an assistant prosecuting attorney assigned to major felony prosecution of homicides, home invasion, armed robbery, and criminal sexual conduct cases, I have successfully litigated thousands of criminal and civil cases covering a broad range of complex legal issues. With over 30 years combined experience in all aspects of the criminal justice system, I have a unique understanding of the criminal justice process. This includes experience as a former police officer, assistant prosecutor, a private practice attorney and as an instructor and presenter with both the Michigan State Bar - Criminal Law Section and the...
Matthew Piwowar
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Ottawa County, MI Attorney with 29 years experience
(855) 750-8787 3185 Corporate Grove Dr., Suite C
Hudsonville, MI 49426
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Michigan Law School
Estate Planning Attorney – Biography

Matthew V. Piwowar is the founder of Legacy Architects PLLC. His practice focuses on Estate Planning, Trusts and Wills, Special Needs Children, Business Succession, Long-Term Care, and Probate. He has over 27 years of experience advising on estate planning, business law, mergers & acquisitions, finance, and international law. Mr. Piwowar was born in Marquette, MI and grew up in West Michigan. He provides services to his clients statewide, from Grandville and Grand Rapids, south to Three Rivers and Kalamazoo, north to Boyne City and St. Ignace.

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Piwowar’s background includes such transactions as: the sale of a...
Shawn J. Haff
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Kent County, MI Lawyer with 8 years experience
(616) 438-6719 2675 44th Street, Suite 208
Grand Rapids, MI 49519
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I understand that hard working and good people may have made a bad choice. I understand that all people make mistakes. I won’t judge you. I am here to help you! I am a felony and misdemeanor defense lawyer in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I take pride in helping the good and hard working people of West Michigan find their way through the complicated and intimidating maze that is known as the criminal justice system.

You have nothing to lose by calling me at The Criminal Defense Law Center of West Michigan. The initial consultation is free! I have represented those accused...
Mr George T Krupp
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Kent County, MI Lawyer with 59 years experience
(616) 459-6636 161 Ottawa NW Suite 201
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, DUI & DWI, Divorce and Family
The John Marshall Law School
George Krupp was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was admitted to practice law in 1961 and started practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1962 in the Kent County Prosecutor’s Office. After years of success in the Kent County Prosecutor’s Office in Grand Rapids, Michigan, George Krupp left for private practice where he has worked for over fifty years. Over his fifty years of experience he has represented thousands of clients facing divorce in Grand Rapids and West Michigan courts. His primary concentration has been in divorce and family law cases. George Krupp’s experience in divorce matters includes handling...
Marcie Ridley Esq
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Kent County, MI Lawyer with 17 years experience
(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave., NE,
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Marcie Ridley is a graduate of the University Tennessee Martin and the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She began her legal career working at the Federal Public Defenders Office of Western Michigan and as a law clerk for Grabel & Associates. After passing the bar in 2002, Marcie became an associate attorney at Grabel & Associates. Marcie Ridley handles mostly driver's license restoration cases for Grabel & Associates, an area she excels in. In her free time, Marcie enjoys spending time with her family and being active in her community.
Joseph Brugnoli
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 6 years experience
(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave., NE
Ste 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Mr. Brugnoli has always been driven to defend and protect; first by serving in the in the Army in the 75th Ranger Regiment then as a police officer. Becoming an attorney felt like the natural progression for his future and he found that his law enforcement background served as an invaluable asset to his clients. His time in the Army paired with almost 11 years as a police officer has put him through just about every type of intense situation and taught him how to come out ahead. Battle tested and razor sharp, Mr. Brugnoli’s unique background allows him to...
Michael Villar
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Allegan County, MI Attorney with 28 years experience
(269) 673-3292 139 Riverfront Plaza
Allegan, MI 49010
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Divorce
University of Michigan Law School
Mr. Villar graduated from the University of Michigan Law School and went on to hold clerkships for the Honorable George R. Corsiglia in the Allegan Circuit Court and for the Michigan Court of Appeals. Since entering private practice in 1993, Mr. Villar has participated in numerous high visibility cases throughout Southwest Michigan. Mr. Villar has also worked for one of the largest law firms in America, Dorsey & Whitney. Dorsey & Whitney employed over 330 attorneys and had offices in Minneapolis, Los Angeles, New York, Brussels (Belgium), London (England), and Paris (France). While demanding, Dorsey & Whitney prepared Mr. Villar for...
Philip C. Curtis
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Jackson County, MI Attorney with 16 years experience
1737 Spring Arbor Rd.
PMB 206
Jackson, MI 49203
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Immigration
Excellent immigration and criminal defense representation for reasonable flat fees. I am a solo practitioner and work directly with all my clients. Please contact me for a free case evaluation.

In my immigration practice I represent clients from all over Michigan, the country and the world with a particular focus on complex family-based immigration law including immigrant visa petitions, K1 fiance visas, naturalization and citizenship, adjustment of status and waivers of inadmissibility. I also specialize in certain classes of non-immigrant visas including TN, E1/E2, H1B and O1 visas.

My criminal defense practice is focused on representing defendants in misdemeanor...
James W. Kraayeveld
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 25 years experience
(616) 285-0808 300 State Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Valparaiso University School of Law
I have been practicing family law for 23 years. It is my goal to provide each client with individual attention because each client and each case is different, and I enjoy the personal interaction with a client and working towards successful completion of each case to the benefit of each family. I have seen a need to specialize in parental alienation cases which has led to an overal greater experience in child custody cases. Secondly, I have specialized in complex divorce matters involving significant assets, business assets, determining complex income issues of executives, self employed, or...
Trent Harris
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Jackson County, MI Attorney with 10 years experience
(517) 240-4236 404 S. Jackson St.
Jackson, MI 49201
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Collections, Estate Planning and Probate
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
I'm a bankruptcy, collections, estate planning, and probate lawyer practicing in Jackson, Michigan. Born and raised in Jackson, Michigan, I've been a lawyer since 2008 and have spent most of that time in private practice as a solo practitioner. I also have worked several years working for a bank as in-house counsel handling debt collections and Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy matters.

I help individuals and families plan for and navigate legal issues in some of the most significant financial and legal events in their lives: births, deaths, marriages, divorces, job losses, illnesses, hospitalizations, long-term-care, and other major life...
Matthew S. DeLange
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 11 years experience
(616) 528-8877 866 3-Mile Rd NW
Ste 1
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Matthew S. DeLange is currently a partner with the MI Family Law Center (mifamlaw.com) and has been practicing almost exclusively in the area of family law since becoming licensed. He was a Senior Associate attorney with an American Divorce Attorneys for Men (ADAM) affiliate from 2008 until 2015 where he was one of the primary litigators for the firm. Mr. DeLange's practice is primarily concentrated in the areas of Divorce, Custody, Child Support, Personal Protection Order Defense, and Interstate family law matters. In addition to his trial court experience, Mr. DeLange has also successfully obtained reversals from...
Robert S. Hackett
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Kent County, MI Lawyer with 24 years experience
(616) 633-7974 29 Pearl Street
Suite 421
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationAppeals, Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and University of Michigan - Dearborn
I was born and raised in the City of Detroit and am committed to serving those individuals accused of committing criminal offenses throughout the State of Michigan.
Kent Bieberich
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Calhoun County, MI Lawyer with 30 years experience
(269) 979-3990 3 Heritage Lane Oak Lane
Battle Creek, MI 49015
Business, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Social Security Disability
College of William and Mary
The best part of being a lawyer is helping others with their legal issues. My "marketing" is doing the best I can at a fair price for my valuable clients who in turn pay me the ultimate compliment-referring me to others who may need legal services. Here are a few things I ask you to consider.

- I deal directly with my clients. I do not pass you on to a junior associate; I do the actual work, which I continue to find interesting and rewarding.

-I have in the past and continue to work...
Robert Francis Mirque Jr.
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 26 years experience
(616) 233-9300 800 Monroe Ave NW
Suite 314
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationFamily and Immigration
Wayne State University Law School
Robert F. Mirque, Jr. found himself drawn to the law at an early age and followed in his father's footsteps. After graduation from the University of Chicago, he studied law at Wayne State University and was admitted to the Michigan Bar in 1992. He clerked at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan and for the Hon. Horace W. Gilmore, United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan. He then started at the Kent County Office of the Defender where he gained valuable trial experience early in his career. Trial experience that...
Kelly Lambert
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 30 years experience
(616) 732-8888 1444 MICHIGAN ST NE Suite 9
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49503
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Divorce
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
KELLY G. LAMBERT was born in Omaha, Nebraska and graduated from Ottawa Hills High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1981. In 1985, he received his Bachelor of Arts in international relations from Michigan State University where he was a National Merit Scholar. In December 1988, he received his law degree from University of Michigan Law School, where he was the recipient of the Wolverine State Bar Association Scholarship. In 1989 he was licensed to practice law in New York. In 1990 he was admitted to practice law in Michigan. He was admitted to practice...
James Dimitriou
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Allegan County, MI Lawyer with 30 years experience
(269) 409-1799 124 E Bridge St
Plainwell, MI 49080
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Immigration and Juvenile
Wayne State University
James Dimitriou attended Michigan State University graduating in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Social Science. Following his undergraduate work Mr. Dimitriou continued to receive his Juris Doctorate degree from Wayne State University and was quickly admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 1988. Mr. Dimitriou is currently admitted to practice in all local jurisdictions as well as the United States District Court, Eastern District (1988), Western District (1992) and the US Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (2004). Before beginning his own practice, Mr. Dimitriou practiced as a city attorney in the Detroit area, as well...

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