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Richard M. Wilson

Richard M. Wilson, Jr. received his bachelor’s degree from Grand Valley State University, studied theology at the Methodist Theological School in Ohio, and obtained his law degree from The Ohio State University. He specializes in municipal, health care, corporate, real estate, and environmental law. Richard has represented clients in West Michigan and beyond since 1979. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan, the Michigan Townships Association, the Michigan Municipal League, the American Health Lawyers Association, and is currently president of the Manistee Bar Association.  Richard has a strong commitment to the community, having served on the boards of United Way of Manistee County, the Manistee County Library, and the West Shore Foundation. He currently serves on the board of trustees of West Shore Community College, West Shore Community College Foundation, and West Shore Healthcare Foundation, as well as on the board of directors of West Michigan Bank & Trust. Richard was awarded the AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale-Hubbell® – its highest possible peer rating.

Areas of Practice

Municipal
Health Care
Corporate
Real Estate
Environmental Law

Published Works

Co-author, Model Zoning Administrator’s Office Manual

Bar Admissions

Michigan, 1979
U.S. District Court (Eastern Michigan), 1979
U.S. District Court (Western Michigan), 1980
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Court, 2000

Education

The Ohio State University, J.D., 1978
Honors: With honors

Methodist Theological School in Ohio

William James College at Grand Valley State University, B.S., 1975

Classes/Seminars Taught

Michigan Road Law Update
Ownership and Alteration of Medical Records

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association: Corporation, Banking, Business Law, Urban, State, and Local Government Law sections
State Bar of Michigan: Public Corporation, Business Law, and Heath Care Law sections
Manistee Bar Association, President
Michigan Township Association
Michigan Municipal League
American Health Lawyers Association

Community Involvement

West Shore Community College
Board of Trustees, (2009 to present) Secretary (2011 to present)

West Michigan Bank & Trust
Board of Directors (2009 to present) Secretary (2010 to present)

West Shore Healthcare Foundation (2000 to present)
Board of Trustees

West Shore Community College Foundation (2006 to present)
Board of Trustees

Manistee County Library (1980-1985)
Board of Trustees, past Financial Secretary

West Shore Foundation (1986-2000)
Board of Trustees, Past Chair (1991-1993), Secretary (1986-1991)

United Way of Manistee County (1980-1983)
Past President

Benzie-Manistee Oil & Gas Task Force, 1994-1995

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  • Sarah C. Alden

    Sarah C. Alden

    • 616-632-8037
    • salden@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Business & Commercial, Health Care, Municipal, Trusts & Estates

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  • John C. Arndts

    John C. Arndts

    • 616-632-8028
    • jarndts@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Bankruptcy & Creditor Rights, Business & Commercial, Commercial Lending, Entity Formation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate

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  • Joshua D. Beard

    Joshua D. Beard

    • 616-632-8043
    • jbeard@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Aviation, Civil Litigation, Energy & Natural Resources, Environmental, Municipal, Tax

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  • Elizabeth K. Bransdorfer

    Elizabeth K. Bransdorfer

    • 616-632-8029
    • ebransdorfer@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil Litigation, Colleges & Universities, Custody, Divorce, Family Law, Public Schools

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  • Scott S. Brinkmeyer

    Scott S. Brinkmeyer

    • 616-632-8011
    • sbrinkmeyer@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil Litigation

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  • James R. Brown

    James R. Brown

    • 616-632-8031
    • jbrown@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Municipal, Real Estate

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  • Daniel J. Broxup

    Daniel J. Broxup

    • 616-632-8059
    • dbroxup@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Business & Commercial, Civil Litigation, Immigration, Securities

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  • Nikole L. Canute

    Nikole L. Canute

    • 616-632-8049
    • ncanute@mikameyers.com
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      Civil Litigation, Energy & Natural Resources, Labor & Employment, Securities

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  • Ronald J. Clark

    Ronald J. Clark

    • 616-632-8000
    • rclark@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Civil Litigation

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  • Andrea D. Crumback

    Andrea D. Crumback

    • 616-632-8051
    • acrumback@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Family Law, Tax

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  • John M. DeVries

    John M. DeVries

    • 616-632-8012
    • jdevries@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Civil Litigation, Energy & Natural Resources, Environmental

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  • Douglas A. Donnell

    Douglas A. Donnell

    • 616-632-8035
    • ddonnell@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Civil Litigation, Colleges & Universities, Environmental, Municipal

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  • Scott E. Dwyer

    Scott E. Dwyer

    • 616-632-8033
    • sdwyer@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Business & Commercial, Civil Litigation, Colleges & Universities, Entity Formation, Health Care, Labor & Employment, Mergers & Acquisitions, Municipal, Public Schools

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  • David R. Fernstrum

    David R. Fernstrum

    • 616-632-8015
    • dfernstrum@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business & Commercial, Colleges & Universities, Employee Benefits, Health Care, Labor & Employment, Municipal, Public Schools

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  • Bradley A. Fowler

    Bradley A. Fowler

    • 616-632-8086
    • bfowler@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Civil Litigation, Municipal

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  • Larry J. Gardner

    Larry J. Gardner

    • 616-632-8038
    • lgardner@mikameyers.com
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      Business & Commercial, Energy & Natural Resources, Entity Formation, Mergers & Acquisitions

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  • Fredric N. Goldberg

    Fredric N. Goldberg

    • 616-632-8010
    • fgoldberg@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Business & Commercial, Colleges & Universities, Entity Formation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities, Technology & Intellectual Property Law

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  • Kurt M. Graham

    Kurt M. Graham

    • 616-632-8021
    • kgraham@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Labor & Employment, Municipal, Public Schools

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  • John H. Gretzinger

    John H. Gretzinger

    • 616-632-8027
    • jgretzinger@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Labor & Employment, Municipal, Public Schools

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  • Michael C. Haines

    Michael C. Haines

    • 616-632-8013
    • mhaines@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Energy & Natural Resources

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  • William A. Horn

    William A. Horn

    • 616-632-8016
    • whorn@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Civil Litigation, Energy & Natural Resources, Environmental, Municipal, Tax

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  • Michael J. Huff

    Michael J. Huff

    • 616-632-8040
    • mhuff@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Business & Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate

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  • Philip M. Idema

    Philip M. Idema

    • 616-632-8000
    • pidema@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Business & Commercial, Family Law, Real Estate, Trusts & Estates

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  • Neil P. Jansen

    Neil P. Jansen

    • 616-632-8052
    • njansen@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil Litigation, Environmental, Real Estate, Trusts & Estates

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  • David N. Keyser

    David N. Keyser

    • 616-632-8000
    • dkeyser@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Family Law

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  • Neil L. Kimball

    Neil L. Kimball

    • 616-632-8026
    • nkimball@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Business & Commercial, Entity Formation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, Tax, Trusts & Estates

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  • Daniel J. Kozera

    Daniel J. Kozera

    • 616-632-8000
    • dkozera@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Health Care, Real Estate, Trusts & Estates

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  • Daniel R. Kubiak

    Daniel R. Kubiak

    • 616-632-8018
    • dkubiak@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Bankruptcy & Creditor Rights, Business & Commercial, Commercial Lending, Entity Formation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate

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  • Kimberly M. Large

    Kimberly M. Large

    • 616-632-8024
    • klarge@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Civil Litigation, Labor & Employment, Technology & Intellectual Property Law, Trusts & Estates

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  • David S. Lefere

    David S. Lefere

    • 616-632-8000
    • dlefere@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Business & Commercial, Commercial Lending, Entity Formation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, Tax, Trusts & Estates

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  • Ross A. Leisman

    Ross A. Leisman

    • 616-632-8017
    • rleisman@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Automobile Accidents, Business & Commercial, Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Municipal, Personal Injury & Wrongful Death, Real Estate

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  • Christopher D. Matthysse

    Christopher D. Matthysse

    • 616-632-8042
    • cmatthysse@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Trusts & Estates

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  • Stephen J. Mulder

    Stephen J. Mulder

    • 616-632-8025
    • smulder@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Business & Commercial, Entity Formation, Health Care, Mergers & Acquisitions, Tax, Trusts & Estates

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  • Mark E. Nettleton

    Mark E. Nettleton

    • 616-632-8048
    • mnettleton@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Municipal, Public Finance, Tax

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  • Daniel J. Parmeter

    Daniel J. Parmeter

    • 616-632-8020
    • dparmeter@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Business & Commercial, Entity Formation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate

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  • Jennifer A. Puplava

    Jennifer A. Puplava

    • 616-632-8050
    • jpuplava@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Business & Commercial, Civil Litigation, Technology & Intellectual Property Law

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  • Ronald M. Redick

    Ronald M. Redick

    • 616-632-8053
    • rredick@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Civil Litigation, Environmental, Municipal, Real Estate

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  • George V. Saylor

    George V. Saylor

    • 231-723-8333
    • gsaylor@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Business & Commercial, Municipal, Real Estate, Trusts & Estates

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  • James F. Scales

    James F. Scales

    • 616-632-8047
    • jscales@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Municipal, Real Estate, Tax, Trusts & Estates

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  • Timothy J. Tornga

    Timothy J. Tornga

    • 616-632-8090
    • ttornga@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Employee Benefits, Health Care, Labor & Employment, Municipal, Public Schools, Tax

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  • Mark A. Van Allsburg

    Mark A. Van Allsburg

    • 616-632-8039
    • mvanallsburg@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Energy & Natural Resources, Municipal, Real Estate

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  • Claude L. Vander Ploeg

    Claude L. Vander Ploeg

    • 616-632-8000
    • cvanderploeg@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Energy & Natural Resources

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  • Randall L. Velzen

    Randall L. Velzen

    • 616-632-8044
    • Area of Practice:

      Divorce, Family Law, Trusts & Estates

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  • James K. White

    James K. White

    • 616-632-8034
    • jwhite@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Municipal, Public Finance, Tax

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  • Richard M. Wilson

    Richard M. Wilson

    • 231-723-8333
    • rwilson@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Business & Commercial, Environmental, Health Care, Municipal, Real Estate

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  • Nathaniel R. Wolf

    Nathaniel R. Wolf

    • 616-632-8046
    • nwolf@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business & Commercial, Civil Litigation, Colleges & Universities, Immigration, Labor & Employment, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities

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  • Benjamin A. Zainea

    Benjamin A. Zainea

    • 616-632-8019
    • bzainea@mikameyers.com
    • Area of Practice:

      Business & Commercial, Commercial Lending, Entity Formation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, Tax, Technology & Intellectual Property Law, Trusts & Estates

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