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Robert C. Rutgers - Grand Rapids, MI

180 Monroe Ave. NWSuite 400 Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Updated: 05/31/2022

Grand Rapids Family Law and Divorce 45% Lawyer

About Robert C. Rutgers

Practice Areas

  • Family Law and Divorce 45% 25%
  • Business Law and Litigation 35%
  • Real Estate 20%


Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 1992
  • U.S. Tax Court

Other Affiliations

  • Michigan State Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • State Bar of Michigan, Business and Family Law Sections
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association, Business and Family Law Sections
  • Justice Foundation of West Michigan, Member
  • Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan
  • Collaborative Divorce Professionals of West Michigan
  • American Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Economics Club of Grand Rapids
  • Northern Rocket Football League, Coach


  • Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1992
    Juris Doctor
  • Hope College, 1989
    Bachelor of Economics
    Major: Economics


Published Works

  • Gray Divorces and Silver Separations Present Special Challenges, Grand Rapids Business Journal, August, 2016

Office Information


180 Monroe Ave. NWSuite 400 Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Office Hours

Monday to Friday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Other Sources of Feedback About Robert C. Rutgers

Included on the 2023 Michigan list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Michigan Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Robert C. Rutgers on Super Lawyers


  • Leading Lawyers in the areas of Commercial Litigation and Family Law
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for work in: Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Family Law
  • Voted Top Attorney in areas of Corporate Law and Family Law – GR Magazine
  • Martindale-Hubbell Rated 5.0 AV Preeminent® Highest Level of Professional Excellence 2022
  • US News and World Report - Best Law Firms

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