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Richard A. Samdal - Grand Rapids, MI

940 Monroe Ave NWSuite 250 Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Updated: 04/26/2023

Grand Rapids Probate Litigation Lawyer

About Richard A. Samdal

Practice Areas

  • Probate Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • E-Discovery
  • E-Commerce


Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • State Bar of Michigan, Litigation Section (Member)
  • Former Member of the Grand Rapids Bar Association
  • Former Member of the Grand Rapids Chapter of the American Inns of Court
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association, Social Interaction Committee
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association, Probate and Estate Planning Section
  • State Bar of Michigan, Information Technology Law Section (Member)
  • State Bar of Michigan, Probate & Estate Planning Section (Member)

Past Positions

  • Varnum LLP, Partner


  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, 1996
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Honors: Order of the Coif, 1996
    Honors: Lederle Scholar
    Honors: Dean's Scholar
    Law Review: Wayne Law Review, Associate Editor, 1994 - 1996
  • Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan, 1992
    Major: English


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Office Information


940 Monroe Ave NWSuite 250 Grand Rapids, MI 49503


  • (616) 458-7997


Other Sources of Feedback About Richard A. Samdal

Included on the 2009 Michigan list

Past Lists

  • 2008 Michigan Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Richard A. Samdal on Super Lawyers


  • Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2008 - 2009
  • Grand Rapids Magazine "Top Lawyers"

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