Community

Helping Our Community Thrive

We believe in sharing our time and talent with the community. The firm supports involvement of attorneys and staff in a wide range of volunteer service activities, board memberships, and community program support. From the local Historical Society, to the West Michigan Land Conservancy, to a variety of religious, service, charitable, and arts organizations throughout the area, our firm contributes to the on-going enhancement and greater good of our community. Some of the organizations we support include:

  • Barry County Community Foundation
  • CASA of Kent County
  • D.A. Blodgett for Children
  • DeVos Children's Hospital Foundation
  • East Grand Rapids Community Foundation
  • East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation
  • 'Economic Club of Grand Rapids
  • Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
  • Gerald R. Ford Presidental Foundation
  • Gilda's Club of Grand Rapids
  • Girl Scouts of Michigan
  • Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce
  • Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
  • Grand Rapids Children's Museum
  • Grand Rapids Community College
  • Green Gables Haven
  • Heart of West Michigan United Way
  • Humane Society of Kent County
  • ICCF
  • John Ball Zoological Society
  • Junior Achievement
  • Justice Foundation of West Michigan
  • Kent District Library
  • Literacy Council of West Michigan
  • Metropolitan Hospital Foundation
  • Spectrum Health Foundation
  • St. Mary's Doran Foundation
  • The Right Place
  • Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts
  • Van Andel Institute
  • YWCA

In addition, we provide free legal services as part of the Pro Bono Program of Western Michigan. Through referrals from Legal Aid of Western Michigan, our attorneys and staff commit a high volume of service hours each year to those in our community who would otherwise not receive legal representation. We have been recognized for this service by the State Bar of Michigan Pro Bono Honor Roll program.

About West Michigan

West Michigan's diversified economic base, strong work ethic, superior work force, and abundant natural resources provide the base for steady growth that has outpaced the rest of the state. The high quality of life is enhanced by strong public, private and higher education facilities, reasonable cost of living, and varied summer and winter recreational activities. The active cultural community in Grand Rapids features symphony, opera, ballet, Broadway shows, and various arena events. Grand Rapids also features a wide array of sporting events including minor league baseball and hockey.