Kent County Lawyers

Michael J. Boyle
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Kent County, MI Lawyer with 17 years experience
(248) 574-5673 61 Commerce Ave SW
Suite 504
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense and DUI & DWI
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 has been personally trained and mentored by the Firm’s principal and founding member Mr. Patrick T. Barone. 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,”...
Scott Grabel
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Kent County, MI Lawyer with 24 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...
Jeremy B. Shephard
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Kent County, MI Lawyer with 10 years experience
(616) 784-1700 866 3 Mile Road NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
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.
Nancy L. Ballast
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 6 years 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.
James W. Kraayeveld
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 26 years 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...
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.
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Robert E. Wright
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 39 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...
Joseph Brugnoli
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 7 years experience
(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave., NE
Ste 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationWestern 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...
Kendra Ortega
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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...
Roger Rathi
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 20 years 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***** (212 reviews); Yahoo 5***** (88 reviews); and AVVO 5***** (94 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;...
Aubri Sheremet
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 13 years 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...
Robert Francis Mirque Jr.
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 27 years experience
(616) 233-9300 800 Monroe Ave NW
Suite 314
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationImmigration
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...
Matthew Piwowar
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 29 years 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...
Ryan Anthony Maesen
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 13 years experience
(616) 821-7691 2675 44th St. SW Suite 208
Wyoming, MI 49519
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense and DUI & DWI
Michigan State University
I have a passion for defending the rights of the accused. It disgusts me how often a person is convicted in the public eye without any kind of evidence being introduced against him or her at all. Social media has allowed people to form opinions based on sound bites and not real evidence. I focus mainly on criminal defense and have been practicing since 2006. My office is in Wyoming, MI a suburb of Grand Rapids but I take cases within about an hour of here.
Michael Robert Bartish
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Kent County, MI Lawyer with 21 years experience
(616) 458-5500 15 Ionia SW
Suite 520
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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...
Christopher J. Rabideau
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 25 years 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...
Michael Lichterman
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 13 years experience
(616) 827-7596 5252 Clyde Park Ave. SW
Suite A
Grand Rapids, MI 49509
Business and Estate Planning
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
A relationship approach to providing peace of mind for your family and your business. That says it all. At Lichterman Law, PLC we strive to provide families and businesses with access to their own personal lawyer. We call it the Lichterman Law Difference. It is my passion to help families and businesses make the best decisions possible throughout their lifetime or existence. We provide all services on a flat-fee only basis, agreed to in advance so there are no surprises. We want you to know you can call us any time without getting charged...
Kelly Lambert
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 31 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...
Courtney M. Sierra
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 2 years 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...
Timothy Doman
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 7 years experience
(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave., NE
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Domestic Violence
Wayne State University Law School
Mr. Doman joined Grabel & Associates in 2016 after leaving his position as a Pre-Hearing Attorney with the Michigan Court of Appeals to follow his passion and interest in criminal law. He believes criminal law is fascinating and was eager to join Grabel & Associates due to our exclusive focus on criminal defense and criminal appeals. Mr. Doman’s vast experience working at the Michigan Court of Appeals allows him to quickly and accurately research relevant issues to a client’s criminal defense or appeal and craft well written, comprehensive legal briefs, memos and arguments. His unique background working for both the...
L. Allen Heneveld
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Kent County, MI Lawyer with 34 years experience
(616) 498-5112 2828 Kraft Ave SE
Ste. 256
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Probate and Trademarks
The George Washington University Law School
BUSINESS LAW. With my education (JD, MBA, CPA) and experience (Attorney and Business Executive) I bring an unusual extensive knowledge and experience in both the business legal world and the business operations world. As a result, I understand both the business and legal aspects of most situations.

ESTATE PLANNING. I have developed an unique process to help clients understand how an estate plan works in order to help them make informed decisions so they have a peace of mind knowing what how their estate plan will unfold as life progresses.

PROBATE. For those looking to keep...
Peter Samouris
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 25 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
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...
S. Christopher Hunter
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 13 years experience
(616) 719-2467 125 Ottawa Avenue, NW, Suite 245
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Elder, Estate Planning, Probate and Social Security Disability
University of Maine - School of Law
S. Christopher Hunter is the founding member of Hunter Law Offices, PLLC. Prior to opening his own practice, Mr. Hunter was an associate attorney with Garrison Lawhouse, PC in Dearborn, Michigan, served as a staff attorney at the Elder Law and Advocacy Center, and most recently managed and supervised the Great Lakes Legal – Elder Law Division’s reduced-fee program. Mr. Hunter focuses his practice in the areas of Elder Law, Long Term Care Planning, Estate Planning, Probate, Trusts, Guardianship/Conservatorships, and Social Security Disability. Mr. Hunter graduated from the University of Maine School of Law with a...
Mr. Christian G. Krupp
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 28 years 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...
Steven Simkins
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Kent County, MI Lawyer with 16 years 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...
William Weise
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Kent County, MI Lawyer with 25 years 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
Brian E Gordon
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 21 years 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...
Shawn J. Haff
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Kent County, MI Lawyer with 9 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...
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.
Gerald Acker
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Kent County, MI Lawyer with 28 years 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...
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.
Laurie Schmitt
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Kent County, MI Lawyer with 8 years experience
(616) 608-4634 401 Hall Street SW
Suite 112D
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I am a graduate of Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and a Michigan State Bar and U.S. Western District Court licensed attorney specializing in family law.

Since establishing my own practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan, I have represented clients with their family law-related cases including divorce, collaborative divorce, child custody, visitation, paternity, change of domicile, child support, spousal support, and post-judgment issues.

I focused my practice on family law after spending over two decades immersed in the court system as a paralegal. I assisted attorneys and their clients in navigating the difficult, and often painful process that...
William McCririe
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 38 years 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...
Patrick Barone
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Kent County, MI Lawyer with 29 years experience
(616) 818-1387 61 Commerce Ave SW #504
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Health Care and White Collar Crime
Michigan State University
Patrick T. Barone is the founding partner and CEO of The Barone Defense Firm, whose practice is limited primarily to zealously defending citizens accused of drunk or drugged driving. 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 where he teaches “Drunk Driving Law and Practice,” and he served on the Faculty Advisory Board for BAC-Tracker International, Inc. In addition to “Defending Drinking Drivers,” Mr. Barone is also the author of “Michigan DUI Law: A Citizen’s Guide,” "Entrepreneur's...
Matthew S. DeLange
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 12 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...
Mr George T Krupp
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Kent County, MI Lawyer with 60 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...
Kevin McLaughlin
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 7 years experience
(616) 200-8818 40 Pearl St. NW, Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Business, IP and Trademarks
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Running a business can be incredibly challenging (and rewarding), but it doesn't have to be overwhelming. I'm an attorney, but I'm also a small business owner with an entrepreneurial spirit. I love helping small business owners and creative entrepreneurs build and grow their businesses by identifying, protecting and leveraging their intellectual property. I also help businesses with legal issues and contracts involving vendors, employees, and independent contractors.

It's tempting to DIY every aspect of your business, but doing so can actually hold you back by taking you away from what you're really good at (growing your business) and spending countless...
Ryan French Beach
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 12 years experience
(616) 389-0629 1500 East Beltline Avenue SE
Suite 235
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
Wayne State University
Ryan F. Beach earned his bachelor's degree from Michigan State University and his juris doctorate from Wayne State University. Ryan Beach has extensive experience in consumer bankruptcy law and has represented hundreds of individuals in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases. Ryan F. Beach currently lives in Grand Rapids with his wife Sarah Sobczak Beach and their two children.
Robert Rutgers
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 27 years 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.
David C. Andersen
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Kent County, MI Attorney with 40 years experience
(800) 678-9108 866 3 Mile Rd NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
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.

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