Patrick R. Drueke

Real Estate Law
Construction Law
Agriculture Services
Environmental Law


Direct: 616.233.5175
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Pat partners with businesses and individuals to successfully complete their real estate and construction projects. He focuses on how best to solve problems and take advantage of opportunities. Pat regularly represents:

  • Landlords and tenants leasing commercial and industrial space
  • Buyers and sellers of commercial and residential property
  • Developers and other property owners seeking zoning approval
  • Condominium and residential neighborhood associations as general counsel
  • Businesses and individuals in disputes regarding their real estate or construction projects
  • Owners and operators of environmentally contaminated sites facing enforcement action
  • Commercial and residential contractors in construction liens and disputes
  • County drain commissioners as general counsel

Pat shares an intense interest with his clients in improving the quality of construction developments. He is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design® Accredited Professional (LEED AP), and can lead you through the evolving legal requirements relating to green building. Pat also frequently helps entrepreneurs and small businesses with their start-up needs through a variety of economic development organizations, including StartGarden and Pure Michigan Business Connect. Pat's practical approach helps swiftly solve legal issues so that his clients can focus on what they do best.


Wayne State University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1998
Albion College, Bachelor of the Arts, cum laude, 1995

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Awards and Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent Rating®
  • AVVO Rating, Superb

Professional Activities

  • The State Bar of Michigan Commercial and Real Estate Development Committee
  • State Bar of Michigan, Real Property Section
  • Michigan State Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association, Real Property Section
  • Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), Board of Directors
  • US Green Building Council (USGBC)

Community Activities

  • Kent County Parks Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Home Building Association Land Development Committee