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Grand Rapids Business Law Firm
Notably, in the 2012 issue of Best Lawyers in America, the Grand Rapids office had more attorneys listed than any other law firm in the area in the following categories:
-Top-listed in Grand Rapids in legal malpractice law.
-Top-listed in Grand Rapids in medical malpractice law.
-Top-listed in Grand Rapids in personal injury litigation.
About Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge
- Business Law
- Construction Law
- Family & Divorce Law
- Governmental Law
- Health Law
- Labor Law & Employment Relations
- Litigation & Trial Services
- Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
- Personal Legal Services
- Charles F. Behler (Of Counsel)
- James G. Black (Shareholder)
- Carol D. Carlson (Shareholder)
- Patrick F. Geary (Shareholder)
- Christopher R. Genther (Shareholder)
- Lori L. Gibson (Management - Chief Operating Officer)
- Mark A. Gilchrist (Shareholder)
- Kristen E. Guinn (Attorney)
- Jane C. Hofmeyer (Shareholder)
- William J. Hondorp (Shareholder)
- Charissa C. Huang (Associate)
- William W. Jack Jr. (Shareholder)
- Brian J. Kilbane (Shareholder)
- Beth S. Kromer (Shareholder)
- John M. Kruis (Shareholder)
- E. Thomas McCarthy Jr. (Shareholder)
- Lawrence P. Mulligan (Of Counsel)
- Craig S. Neckers (Shareholder)
- John. C. O'Loughlin
- Paul M. Oleniczak (Shareholder)
- John R. Oostema (Shareholder)
- Mary R. Pigorsh (Shareholder)
- Anthony J. Quarto (Shareholder)
- Nicholas A. Reister
- L. Roland Roegge (Of Counsel)
- Gary A. Rowe (Shareholder)
- Jason R. Sebolt (Shareholder)
- D. Adam Tountas (Associate)
- Paul G. Van Oostenburg (Shareholder)
- Jon D. Vander Ploeg (Shareholder)
- Michael D. Wiese
- Matthew L. Wikander (Associate)
100 Monroe Center NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503- 2802
- (616) 774-2461
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