James L. Schipper

Family Law
Real Estate Law
Litigation

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Vickie Dawe

 

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Jim's practice is focused on real estate, commercial litigation and family law. He has significant experience in the litigation of matters relating to real estate, including defense of broker and salesperson liability claims, contract and construction disputes, boundary and easement disputes, and adverse possession claims. In 2006, Jim obtained what is believed to be the largest verdict in the history of Allegan County for his client in a real estate matter.

In the family law arena, Jim has successfully negotiated and litigated complex divorces involving the valuation and division of real estate and business interests.

Jim is an aficionado of the arts and architecture.  He serves as President of the Board of Directors of Community Circle Theatre, and assisted the Grand Rapids Art Museum with its exciting new expansion in downtown.

Education

Wayne State University, Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1984
Hope College, Honors, Bachelor of the Arts in Business Administration, 1981

Bar Admission

Michigan

Awards and Recognition

  • Martindale Hubbell Highest AV® Preeminent Rating

Professional Activities

  • Grand Rapids Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan

Community Activities

  • Community Circle Theatre, President of Board of Directors
 
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Contact

Direct: 616.233.5220
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Legal Assistant

Vickie Dawe

Areas of Practice

Family Law

Real Estate Law

Litigation