Newaygo County Lawyers

Michael Robert Bartish
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Michael Robert Bartish
Newaygo County, MI Lawyer with 22 years of experience
(231) 924-8700 28A West Main Street
Fremont, MI 49412
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Military
University of Cincinnati College of Law
Michael R. Bartish is a founding member of Springstead & Bartish Law, P.L.L.C.. He defends and represents clients in state and federal courts throughout Western Michigan from Niles to Traverse City. Mr. Bartish is a former active duty Judge Advocate General in the U.S. Army where he served at Fort Hood, Texas, from 1999 through 2002. During his active duty service, Mr. Bartish served as a trial counsel and senior trial counsel for the First Cavalry Division and as a Trial Defense Counsel for Fort Hood, Texas. After four years on active duty, Mr. Bartish went into private practice...
Gary K. Springstead
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Gary K. Springstead
Newaygo County, MI Lawyer with 21 years of experience
(231) 924-8700 28A W. Main Street
Fremont, MI 49412
Free ConsultationAppeals, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and White Collar Crime
Wayne State University Law School and University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Gary K. Springstead is one of the leading criminal attorneys in Grand Rapids and Fremont. As a trial attorney he has developed a busy practice in state and federal courts in Muskegon, Grand Rapids, White Cloud, Hart, Ludington, and Big Rapids. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Springstead was an F.B.I. Special Agent for approximately five years, investigating and assisting in the prosecution of a broad range of federal crimes from sophisticated white collar crimes to violent crimes, terrorism and national security matters. This included investigating numerous high-profile cases in the United States and abroad. Mr. Springstead’s criminal practice is...
Erin L Emelander
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Erin L Emelander
Newaygo County, MI Attorney with 8 years of experience
(231) 303-5005 31 East Wood Street, PO Box 849
Newaygo, MI 49337
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Divorce and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and Monash University Law Chambers, Melbourne, Australia
Graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor's of Science in Behavioral Science with an emphasis in Criminal Justice.
Graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Was member of the Dean's List. Studied abroad in Australia and New Zealand.
Paralegal for The Law Office of Craig A. Jenison (6 years)
Prior Litigation Support Analyst for Varnum (2 years)
Prior internship with Ottawa County Prosecutor's Office: assisted prosecution with a cold case murder trial
Prior internship with Kent County Prosecutor's Office Juvenile Division
Established and ran her own law office following graduation for six months before accepting a position as Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Oceana...
Harold Leo Emelander
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Harold Leo Emelander
Newaygo County, MI Attorney with 13 years of experience
(231) 303-5005 31 East Wood Street
PO Box 849
Newaygo, MI 49337
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, Family, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Harold Leo Emelander was raised in Newaygo, Michigan. After graduating from Newaygo High School, he attended Grand Valley State University where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. He then went on to receive his Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2006. To further his education he then moved to Florida where he attended The University of Florida College of Law and received his LLM in Taxation in 2007. Mr. Emelander began his legal career in Miami, Florida at an accounting firm. He utilized his degree in taxation law by advising clients on individual,...
Mr. Kevin J Kozma
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Mr. Kevin J Kozma
Newaygo County, MI Lawyer with 40 years of experience
(231) 689-6636 200 S. Charles St. PO Box 130
White Cloud, MI 49349
Criminal Defense, Family, Probate and Real Estate
Valerie M. Smulders
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Valerie M. Smulders
Newaygo County, MI Attorney
(616) 335-0677 1 State Road
Newaygo, MI 49337
Family
Mickey Larson
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Mickey Larson
Kent County, MI Attorney with 8 years of experience
(616) 606-5296 192 East Division St
Sparta, MI 49345
Free ConsultationMedical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
University of Michigan Law School
Michael Villar
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Michael Villar
Kalamazoo County, MI Attorney with 29 years of experience
(616) 299-5433 281 N. 120th Ave.
Holland, MI 49024
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...
Patrick T. Barone Esq.
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Patrick T. Barone Esq.
Kent County, MI Lawyer with 29 years of experience
(616) 365-5780 61 Commerce Ave SW
#504
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Michigan State University College of Law
Patrick T. Barone is the founding partner and CEO of The Barone Defense Firm, whose practice is limited to zealously defending citizens accused of State and Federal crimes. The Firm is headquartered in Birmingham, Michigan, and also maintains offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Mr. Barone is an adjunct professor at the Western Michigan University's Thomas M. Cooley Law School and he served on the Faculty Advisory Board for BAC-Tracker International, Inc. Mr. Barone frequently lectures at national and state seminars attended by lawyers, judges, and scientists, and he has provided expert commentary in newspapers, on television and on the radio....
Keeley D Heath
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Keeley D Heath
Montcalm County, MI Lawyer with 15 years of experience
(616) 773-2945 309 S. Lafayette St.
Suite 208
Greenville, MI 48838
Civil Rights, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Domestic Violence
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Keeley Blanchard is a top criminal defense attorney in Michigan. She focuses her practice in the areas of defending those wrongfully accused of criminal sexual conduct, child abuse, domestic violence, assault, child pornography, and drug crimes. Her trial experience is significant, she has an excellent reputation for being aggressive, and will out-prepare any of the prosecutors she faces in court.
Robert E. Wright
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Robert E. Wright
Kent County, MI Attorney with 40 years of 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...
Jeremy B. Shephard
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Jeremy B. Shephard
Mecosta County, MI Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(231) 629-4900 150 S Stewart Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I file bankruptcies for individuals under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 of Bankruptcy Code. I have filed hundreds of cases with positive results. Additionally, I've taken the time get board certified in this specialty so members of the public can rest assured that I understand what I'm doing.
Mr. Christian G. Krupp
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Mr. Christian G. Krupp
Kent County, MI Attorney with 29 years of experience
(616) 459-6636 161 Ottawa NW Suite 404
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Divorce
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Christian G Krupp II was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Chris attended Michigan State University and graduated in 1988. He attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School where he was a member of law review and one of the few students that had his law review article published. Christian Krupp graduated from law school with honors in the top ten percent of his class. His legal career started and Dykema Gossett, Michigan’s largest law firm. While at Dykema, he was involved in a diverse practice groups including the corporate, finance, and legislative areas. After leaving Dykema, Christian Krupp joined...
Scott Grabel
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Scott Grabel
Kent County, MI Lawyer with 25 years of 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...
Nancy L. Ballast
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Nancy L. Ballast
Kent County, MI Attorney with 7 years of experience
(616) 406-6451 29 Pearl St. NW, Suite 410
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Nancy is a solo practitioner in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Her practice areas are family law, real estate, criminal defense, and driver's license restoration. She belongs to the Family Law, Criminal law, and Real Property law sections of the Grand Rapids Bar Association. She also serves on the State Bar Committee for Libraries, Legal Research, and Legal Publications, as its chair. Her hobbies are reading, crafts, and weight lifting.
Akiva Goldman
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Akiva Goldman
Kent County, MI Lawyer with 34 years of 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.
Kent Wood II
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Kent Wood II
Kent County, MI Attorney with 13 years of experience
(616) 591-0090 5088 Corporate Exchange BLVD
Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and Michigan State University
My mission is to assist clients in making informed and educated decisions with no false representation, and to provide realistic expectations for their outcomes. Over the course of the last several years, I have represented thousands of clients, handled multi-million dollar trusts, and provided pro-bono work for select local residents in need.
Mr George T Krupp
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Mr George T Krupp
Kent County, MI Lawyer with 60 years of 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...
James W. Kraayeveld
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James W. Kraayeveld
Kent County, MI Attorney with 27 years of experience
(616) 229-3484 300 State St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationAppeals, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Valparaiso University School of Law
I have been practicing family law for 27 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 overall 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...
Roger Rathi
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Roger Rathi
Kent County, MI Attorney with 21 years of experience
(616) 855-0948 250 Monroe NW
Suite 400
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal Defense, Divorce and Immigration
Michigan State University
Affordable Immigration attorney with 20 years of experience; 6000 family and employment cases with Client Ratings at Google 4.9***** (251 reviews); Yahoo 5-star (88 reviews); and AVVO 5-star (117 reviews).

Click on www.rathilaw.com and on Schedule Appointment for a free 30-minute phone consultation. Low fees and Monthly payment plans.

Handled numerous federal immigration litigations, trials and appeals relating to adjudication, inadmissibility, removability, security checks, naturalization, deportation and more. See www.rathilaw.com

Admitted to practice at the Supreme Court of the United States (2007) and at 3rd, 6th and 8th federal circuit courts, and Eastern and Western Federal District Courts of Michigan;...
Michael J. Boyle
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Michael J. Boyle
Kent County, MI Lawyer with 17 years of experience
(616) 365-5780 61 Commerce Ave SW
#504
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationCannabis Law, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Domestic Violence
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Attorney and Counselor – Michael J. Boyle is a Partner and Shareholder and serves as Senior Trial Attorney. He joined the Barone Defense Firm in 2005 after a successful solo criminal defense practice. Mr. Boyle is a highly trained and skilled Trial Attorney and has represented clients in over 70+ counties throughout Michigan. Mr. Boyle is a graduate of the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan Trial College. He has also a graduate of the highly regarded “Trial Lawyers College,” which was founded by nationally renowned trial attorney Gerry Spence. Like Mr. Barone, Mr. Boyle has worked personally with...
Marcie Ridley Esq
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Marcie Ridley Esq
Kent County, MI Lawyer with 18 years of 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.
Kendra Ortega
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Kendra Ortega
Kent County, MI Lawyer
(616) 285-0808 300 State St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationAppeals, Divorce and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I have a passion for helping families through difficult times. Prior to my legal career, I worked with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services where I was able to gain the compassion and knowledge to help families navigate through a complex system in times of need. Now, I work hard to guide clients through a different, yet still complex system - family court.

While working for MDHHS I was stationed in an elementary school. The families there became “my families” and I took great pride in the simple task of greeting the students at the...
Matthew Piwowar
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Matthew Piwowar
Kent County, MI Attorney with 30 years of experience
(855) 750-8787 2939 Wilson Ave SW, No. 126
Grandville, MI 49468
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...
Dawn Krupp
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Dawn Krupp
Kent County, MI Lawyer with 29 years of experience
(616) 459-9167 161 Ottawa Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Divorce
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Dawn Krupp started her career at Michigan Consolidated Gas Company in 1964 where she rose to upper level management over the next 26 years. During her time at Michcon she realized that she had a desire to do something more fulfilling with her career and started attending law school. Dawn Krupp was admitted to practice law in 1991 when she joined her husband’s practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Her primary concentration over her years of practice has been in domestic (family law / divorce cases) and bankruptcy matters. Dawn Krupp’s experience in family law matters includes handling divorce, child custody,...
Robert J. Gavin
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Robert J. Gavin
Mecosta County, MI Attorney with 11 years of experience
11313 Troon Drive
Stanwood, MI 49346
Construction, Estate Planning, Municipal and Real Estate
DePaul College of Law
Robert Gavin is the Senior Associate at Shifman & Carlson, P.C. He has been practicing law since 2008, and was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2015, 2018, and 2019. He was also listed by DBusiness Magazine as a Top Lawyer in the Metro Detroit Area for Public Finance Law in both 2014, 2017, and 2018.

Rob brings a wide variety of skills and a diverse background to bear for his clients, including his experience with contract negotiation, employee issues, construction issues. Rob's undergraduate degree is in engineering, which has also been useful to clients during construction issues and in...
Brian E Gordon
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Brian E Gordon
Kent County, MI Attorney with 21 years of experience
(616) 272-3331 146 Monroe Center NW, Suite 1225
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Divorce and Family
Michigan State University and Michigan State University

Brian E. Gordon was born in Detroit but raised in the East Lansing area where he attended and graduated from Okemos High School, Michigan State University and Michigan State University College of Law (formerly known as the Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University).

Brian has worked and resided in Grand Rapids for the past 20 years. Brian is an attorney/owner of Gordon & Hess, PLC with a practice primarily focused upon Divorce, Family Law, Criminal Defense, Bankruptcy and Mediation.

Brian is an experienced 20 year veteran of handling Paternity, Divorce, Custody, Parenting Time and Child Support matters for men facing...
Jesse Young
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Jesse Young
Kent County, MI Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(269) 321-2311 40 Pearl Street NW
5th Floor
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationWestern Michigan University
Jesse Young is an employment litigation attorney. As a member of Kreis Enderle’s Business and Employment Group, he represents individuals and businesses involved in serious employment disputes including but not limited to issues of severance negotiations, discrimination, retaliation, whistleblowing activity, employment contracts, terminations, and compliance.

In addition, Jesse also has extensive experience with – and is probably best known for – handling wage and hour disputes arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and similar state laws. In this regard, he has represented businesses and individuals nationwide dealing with the payment of minimum wages and/or overtime, classification of employees,...
William Weise
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William Weise
Kent County, MI Lawyer with 25 years of experience
(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave., NE
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, Domestic Violence, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Christopher J. Rabideau
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Christopher J. Rabideau
Kent County, MI Attorney with 25 years of experience
(800) 344-5255 2922 Fuller Ave NE
#118
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationSocial Security Disability and Workers' Comp
Indiana University at Bloomington School of Law and Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Christopher J. Rabideau practices workers’ compensation, Social Security disability, and Child SSI law. A cum laude graduate of the Indiana University School of Law, Mr. Rabideau also holds a B.A. with honors from Michigan State University, and is admitted to the courts of the state of Michigan.

Besides being a well-regarded trial lawyer, Mr. Rabideau has a long history of providing legal education seminars to labor unions and other organizations.

He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Grand Rapids Bar Association, the Michigan Association for Justice, and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives. He is the...
David C. Andersen
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David C. Andersen
Mecosta County, MI Attorney with 41 years of experience
(231) 629-4900 150 S. Stewart Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Wayne State University Law School and Grand Valley State University
I have been practicing law since 1979 in the State and Federal Courts. My firm specializes in bankruptcy and is actively involved in the bankruptcy practice in West Michigan. I am a Board Certified Specialist in Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification. I am actively involved in many local bar organizations that focus on bankruptcy practice, speak at many conferences, and I’ve helped thousands of people through the bankruptcy process.
John J. Bursch
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John J. Bursch
Kent County, MI Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(616) 450-4235 9339 Cherry Valley SE, #78
Caledonia, MI 49316
Appeals
University of Minnesota Law School
John Bursch (www.burschlaw.com) represents Fortune 500 companies, governments, top public officials, and industry associations in high-profile cases, primarily on appeal. John has argued 12 U.S. Supreme Court cases since 2011 and 34 state supreme court cases, including 32 cases argued in the Michigan Supreme Court. John has successfully litigated hundreds of matters around the country, including six with more than $1 billion at stake. Recent matters include:

-Securing a 6th Circuit victory reinstating a multi-million-dollar commercial case on behalf of 5-hour ENERGY®
-A Michigan Court of Appeals ruling vindicating a Certificate of Need for DTE Energy's billion-dollar, natural-gas plant
-Obtaining a win...
Robert Rutgers
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Robert Rutgers
Kent County, MI Attorney with 28 years of experience
(616) 336-6000 333 Bridge Street NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Business, Family and Real Estate
Marquette University Law School
- Act as general counsel/legal adviser to a variety of service and manufacturing businesses, including M&A, supply agreements, real estate leases and purchase agreements, employment policies/handbooks, contracts, financing documentation, terms and conditions, privacy notices, and compliance/governance documents.
- Represent businesses in complex commercial litigation, such as inter business disputes, contract disputes, shareholder/member conflicts, and employment matters.
- Aggressively assist individuals in contract disputes, real estate transactions/disputes, high conflict divorce matters and sales representative litigation.
- Very experienced in all forms of ADR, including Collaborative Divorce.
- Handle all matters with honesty, integrity and discretion.
Aubri Sheremet
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Aubri Sheremet
Kent County, MI Attorney with 14 years of experience
(616) 278-0910 15 Division S
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationLegal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Michigan State University
Aubri focuses her practice primarily on medical malpractice, personal injury and legal malpractice in both state and federal court. 

Prior to transitioning to civil practice, Aubri served as a prosecuting attorney in Ionia County.  She moved quickly through the ranks, becoming the Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. During her time as a prosecutor, she investigated, supervised and prosecuted all manner of cases, from trespass and drunk driving to domestic violence, home invasion, and crimes against children.  She was also responsible for representing the Department of Human Services in all child abuse and neglect cases. She gained invaluable trial experience in the District, Circuit...
Steven Simkins
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Steven Simkins
Kent County, MI Lawyer with 17 years of experience
(616) 350-0909 77 Monroe Center St NW
Suite 700
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Wayne State University Law School
Attorney Steven R. Simkins has been licensed by the State Bar of Michigan since 2003, and he is a member of the Criminal Law, Family Law, and General Practice sections. Mr. Simkins is admitted to practice in all Michigan state courts as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. He also serves as a court-appointed attorney in the Kent County Circuit Court for Juvenile Delinquency cases and family neglect cases. Mr. Simkins provides aggressive, personalized representation in the following areas: Criminal...
Courtney M. Sierra
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Courtney M. Sierra
Kent County, MI Attorney with 3 years of experience
(616) 285-0808
Ext. 1003
300 State St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationWestern Michigan University Cooley Law School
Being an attorney has been a long-standing goal for me. Ever since I was twelve years old, I sought ways to help people and this desire to work with people and help people in my community has led me to become a family law attorney.

When I heard that a friend struggled with a debilitating illness, I arranged a fundraiser to cover health care and living expenses. I convinced small business owners to donate goods and funds and organized one of the best fundraisers in our community raising more than $28,000.00 to help the family.


Shortly after college, I contributed...
Peter Samouris
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Peter Samouris
Kent County, MI Attorney with 25 years of 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
Mr. Samouris has been a part of the winning criminal defense team at Grabel & Associates for over a decade. During that time he has gotten favorable results for clients in an endless list of types and degrees of criminal offenses in counties all over the state of Michigan. Mr. Samouris credits his success with his client’s criminal cases to his thorough preparation and hardworking attitude. At Grabel & Associates, we understand being prepared is half the battle when getting the best possible results for our clients. Meticulous preparation along with exceptional knowledge and application of the laws that apply...
Gerald Acker
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Gerald Acker
Kent County, MI Lawyer with 28 years of experience
(616) 319-4569 1500 E Beltline Ave SE
Suite 235
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Free ConsultationBusiness, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Wayne State University Law School
Founder and managing partner Gerald Acker is a Michigan native who received his law degree from Wayne State University Law School in 1981. His practice focuses on legal malpractice, first-party insurance disputes, and personal injury cases like car accidents and premises liability.

In addition to his legal career, Gerald is also actively involved in the political arena, and has worked on behalf of several candidates who support people’s continued access to legal services. He is a member and past president of the Michigan Association for Justice, where his primary focus is to provide members with improved education opportunities so that...
Robert S. Hackett
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Robert S. Hackett
Kent County, MI Lawyer with 25 years of 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.
William McCririe
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William McCririe
Kent County, MI Attorney with 38 years of experience
(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave., NE
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationWestern Michigan University Cooley Law School
All attorneys go to trial, but there are a select few who truly live for it. William McCririe is proud to be one of those few. He thoroughly enjoys preparing for trial: reading and connecting with jurors, selecting the right experts, crafting succinct and probing witness questions and taking any necessary steps to make clients comfortable with the process. It is not unusual to find Mr. McCririe meeting with clients and their families evenings and weekends before and during trial; he fights like it’s his own life on the line. Mr. McCririe served as a Livingston County prosecutor for over...

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