Van Buren County Lawyers

Jim A Kolosowsky
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Jim A Kolosowsky
Van Buren County, MI Lawyer
(269) 743-9333 221 Oak St.
Paw Paw, MI 49079
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
As a student of law, Jim Kolosowsky recieved the highest student honors in Family Law and Interviewing and Counseling. His academic achievements earned him a position as the Senior Associate Editor of Law Review at Thomas M. Cooley Law School; several honors scholarships; and a graduate ranking in the top 12% of his law school class. As a trial attorney, Jim Kolosowsky has represented numerous clients in both misdemeanor and serious felony cases. Jim has received not guilty jury verdicts in cases ranging from armed robbery to murder.
Albert Laaksonen
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Albert Laaksonen
Van Buren County, MI Lawyer with 30 years of experience
(269) 655-1035 226 1/2 East Michigan Ave
Paw Paw, MI 49079
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Divorce and Family
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Albert W. Laaksonen II, is the founding attorney of Laaksonen Law Offices, P.C. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and his JD from the Indiana University School of Law in Bloomington, Indiana.
Attorney Laaksonen is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, Van Buren County Bar Association, and the Kalamazoo County Bar Association. He is certified as both a Civil Mediator and a Domestic Relations Mediator.

He currently serves on the Community Corrections Board for Van Buren County, and the the Kalamazoo Christian School Association Board.

Attorney Laaksonen specializes...
John J. Frost
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John J. Frost
Van Buren County, MI Lawyer
(269) 637-2000 720 LaGrange Street
PO Box 719
South Haven, MI 49090
Mark E. Wiemelt
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Mark E. Wiemelt
Berrien County, MI Attorney with 29 years of experience
(312) 498-3377 5389 Paw Paw Lake Road
Coloma, MI 49038
Free ConsultationIP, Patents and Trademarks
Harvard Law School and Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Experienced patent attorney, trademark lawyer, copyright attorney, and ip trial lawyer, with offices in Chicago, Illinois, LaGrange, IL, and SW Michigan (Coloma), focusing on patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, Lanham Act, unfair competition, false advertising, Internet, domain name, e-commerce, technology, licensing and computer law matters, including patent, trademark and copyright application prosecution, management, protection, enforcement and infringement litigation (prosecution and defense).  Alternative billing arrangements, such as flat fee billing, flat rate billing, hybrid billing, and contingency or contingent fee arrangements, are available for many matters.   Intellectual property law firm perennially ranked among the "TOP TRADEMARK FIRMS" in the U.S. by Intellectual Property Today, a monthly publication...
Michael Haddock
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Michael Haddock
Allegan County, MI Attorney with 20 years of experience
(517) 896-5421 P.O. Box 187
Douglas, MI 49406
Business, Estate Planning, Insurance Claims and Real Estate
University of Illinois - Chicago and Western Michigan University
Attorney Michael Haddock earned a Master of Laws in Commercial Real Estate Law and Development and a Juris Doctor JD with an emphasis in litigation and has years of corporate insurance law and litigation experience. His clients are individuals and businesses throughout the U.S. with a large percentage from Saugatuck, Douglas, Holland, South Haven, Chicago, and Kent, Van Buren Ottawa, and Allegan Counties. He serves our expanded community in issues regarding real estate, wills and trusts and litigation defending contractors, developers, real estate holding companies, assisted living communities, condominium associations, businesses and individuals and...
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...
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...
Marlo Bruch
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Marlo Bruch
Kalamazoo County, MI Lawyer with 13 years of experience
(269) 312-8169 5955 West Main
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Free ConsultationAnimal and Employment
Michigan State University
Ms. Bruch has extensive expertise and great success in Plaintiff Employment Law employee issues such as: non-compete agreements and severance packages, contracts, torts, constitutional claims, The Family and Medical Leave Act, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission representation; Discrimination for color, gender, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion and sexual orientation; harassment for color, national origin, race; sexual harassment including but not limited to adverse action and termination and retaliation; Michigan Department of Civil Rights representation; Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency representation and Michigan Whistleblowers’ Protection Act; questions relating to the Fair Labor Standards Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act,...
Brendan Noel Guilford
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Brendan Noel Guilford
Kalamazoo County, MI Attorney with 10 years of experience
(269) 389-0687 821 W. South Street
Ste. D
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Nova Southeastern University
BRENDAN N. GUILFORD was born and raised in Kalamazoo County, attending Vicksburg High School. He went on to earn his Bachelor of Arts undergraduate degree in Political Science from Alma College in 2005. After moving to Florida with his wife, Brendan received his law degree from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale. While attending law school, he clerked for the community association firm Kahan Shir, PL in Boca Raton, FL. After graduating from law school, he relocated to the Tampa Bay region with his family in mid-2009. While working in and around Tampa, Brendan worked...
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 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...
Mr. Christian G. Krupp
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Mr. Christian G. Krupp
Kent County, MI Attorney with 28 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...
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.
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...
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...
Barry Conybeare
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Barry Conybeare
Berrien County, MI Attorney with 28 years of experience
(269) 983-0561 519 Main Street
St Joseph, MI 49085
Free ConsultationMedical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Michigan Law School and DePaul College of Law
Born and raised in Benton Harbor/St. Joseph, MI, Barry Conybeare attended high school at Lake Michigan Catholic. He graduated from the University of Michigan (B.A., 1988). Barry received his law degree, magna cum laude, from DePaul University College of Law (J.D., 1992). After graduating, Barry worked in Chicago as a commercial litigation associate with one of the world’s largest law firms, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom. In 1994, Barry, and his wife Jody, moved home to Southwest Michigan. There he began practicing law with his father, Bruce Conybeare, at Conybeare Law Office.

Barry’s practice focuses on all aspects of personal...
Michael Villar
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Michael Villar
Allegan County, MI Attorney with 29 years of 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...
Mechelle Woznicki
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Mechelle Woznicki
Kalamazoo County, MI Lawyer
(269) 692-5244 1918 W. Milham Avenue
Portage, MI 49024
Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
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. Her practical experience as an international contract negotiator and her time 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 Collaborative Practice, Mediation, Family Law, and Estate Planning. Mechelle is a court approved Civil Mediator and Domestic Relations Mediator. Practicing law allows Mechelle the tangible opportunity to seek justice in ways...
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...
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.
Shawn J. Haff
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Shawn J. Haff
Kent County, MI Lawyer with 10 years of experience
(616) 438-6719 2675 44th Street, Suite 303
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...
Robert Champion
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Robert Champion
Allegan County, MI Attorney with 26 years of 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...
Robert Francis Mirque Jr.
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Robert Francis Mirque Jr.
Kent County, MI Attorney with 27 years of 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...
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...
Michael D. Hills
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Michael D. Hills
Kalamazoo County, MI Lawyer with 22 years of experience
(866) 978-9314 425 S Westnedge Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense and DUI & DWI
Michael Hills is a graduate of Michigan State University School of Law where he graduated with a cum laude distinction. After graduation, he was a law clerk for Circuit Court Judge Harry A. Beach in Allegan County. After serving his year clerkship for Judge Beach Mr. Hills opened his own practice in Kalamazoo Michigan. Mr. Hills experience runs the gamut of the criminal spectrum. He has handled numerous murder cases as well as a multitude of minor in possession of alcohol charges and everything in between, including both state and federal charges. Mr. Hills has extensive experience handling...
Allison Greenlee Korr
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Allison Greenlee Korr
Kalamazoo County, MI Attorney with 10 years of experience
(269) 381-4471 121 West Cedar Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Family and Foreclosure Defense
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Attorney Allison Greenlee Korr practices in Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Allegan, St. Joseph and all surrounding counties. She handles Family Law, bankruptcy, foreclosure and probate matters.

She holds a B.A. in Business from Michigan State University and a Juris Doctorate from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. She is admitted to practice in both the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan and holds a certificate as a civil mediator issued through the Michigan State Court Administrative Office. Allison also holds Certificates in the areas of Family Law and Probate and Estate Planning issued by the Institute of...
Jeremy B. Shephard
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Jeremy B. Shephard
Kalamazoo County, MI Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(269) 743-1131 5955 W Main St
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
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.
Kelly Lambert
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Kelly Lambert
Kent County, MI Attorney with 31 years of 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...
Matthew Piwowar
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Matthew Piwowar
Ottawa County, MI Attorney with 30 years of 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...
L. Allen Heneveld
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L. Allen Heneveld
Kent County, MI Lawyer with 35 years of 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...
Jovan N. Jovanovic
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Jovan N. Jovanovic
Ottawa County, MI Attorney with 26 years of experience
(616) 797-1000 3133 Highland Blvd Ste 200
Hudsonville, MI 49426
IP, Patents and Trademarks
University of Illinois College of Law
For over 25 years, my passion has been helping companies navigate the waters of patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and other forms of Intellectual Property.

The firm I founded has been honored to secure in 500+ US Patents, hundreds of US Trademarks, and IP rights in over 60 Countries, on 6 Continents, for clients that range from the individual inventor to the Fortune 50.

It is likewise an honor to have multiple clients place their trust in our work for two decades, and to continue to represent my first corporate client all these years later.

I have been fortunate to have worked...
Michael Robert Bartish
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Michael Robert Bartish
Kent County, MI Lawyer with 22 years of 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...
Jesse Young
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Jesse Young
Berrien County, MI Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(269) 321-2311 800 Port St.
St. Joseph, MI 49085
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,...
David C. Andersen
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David C. Andersen
Kalamazoo County, MI Attorney with 41 years of experience
(269) 743-1131 5955 West Main St
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
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.
Brent T. Geers
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(616) 965-6864 15 Ionia Ave SW STE 530
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Appeals, 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.
Michelle M. McLean
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Michelle M. McLean
Kent County, MI Attorney with 12 years of experience
(616) 531-7711 3996 Chicago Dr. SW
The Grandville State Bank Building
Grandvillle, MI 49418
Animal, Consumer, Landlord Tenant and Nursing Home
Michigan State University
Michelle McLean received her Bachelors of Science from Cornerstone University in 2002. She later received her Juris Doctorate Cum Laude from Michigan State University College of Law in 2007. While earning her law degree, Ms. McLean served both on the Inns of Court (Lansing) and also worked as an extern for Kent Countyâs 17th Circuit Judicial Court. Prior to practicing law, Ms. Mclean worked for a national mortgage lender and has over fifteen years experience in this capacity. She worked as an underwriter, collector, manager, and finally as an account executive. By combining her...
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Patrick Duff
Kent County, MI Lawyer with 9 years of experience
(616) 531-7711 3996 Chicago Dr SW
Grandville, MI 49418
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury and Workers' Comp
Michigan State University College of Law
I’ve worked with injured folks for the past decade, both in the context of auto accidents and worker’s compensation. I know that when you suffer an injury, you need firm and aggressive advocacy so your voice can be heard. But you also need frank and honest guidance so you can make good decisions for your future and for your family’s future. I provide both.

When you call my firm, I’m the one you’ll talk to on the phone, not some screener who passes you along to an associate. I take your call, I hear your story, I...
Hillary E. Krill
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Hillary E. Krill
Kent County, MI Attorney with 1 year of experience
(616) 285-0808 300 State St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationAppeals, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Notre Dame
Hillary strives to thoroughly understand and address each of her clients’ concerns. Hillary’s motivation for attending law school was to be a voice for those who could not speak for themselves and to help her community members navigate our legal system. She chose to attend Notre Dame Law School because she resonated with their motto, to educate a different kind of lawyer, and because she views the practice of law as a service to others in furtherance of the cause of justice. During law school, Hillary explored her commitment to serving the public by helping community members...
Ryan Anthony Maesen
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Ryan Anthony Maesen
Kent County, MI Attorney with 14 years of 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.
Kelsey A. Knudsen
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Kelsey A. Knudsen
Kent County, MI Lawyer
(616) 285-0808 300 State St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationAppeals, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Michigan State University College of Law
Kelsey grew up in Traverse City, Michigan where she fell in love with Lake Michigan and all the beauty and activities that West Michigan has to offer. Kelsey then spent the next six years at Michigan State University pursuing her childhood dream of becoming an attorney. Having earned both her bachelor’s and law degrees from Michigan State, Kelsey is and always will be a huge Spartan football and basketball fan. Go Green!

During law school, Kelsey worked on perfecting her legal research, writing, and oral advocacy skills, receiving Jurisprudence Achievement Awards for earning the highest grade in her Advocacy and Research,...

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