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  • Rhoades McKee Welcomes Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, and Special Needs Planning Attorney Katie Hogan Aguilar

    April 5, 2021

    The law firm of Rhoades McKee welcomes Katie Hogan Aguilar as shareholder and member of the Estate Planning and Administration Practice Group. In addition, Aguilar brings a new service line to Rhoades McKee – Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, and Special Needs Planning. Aguilar creates estate plans of all types – from those with estate tax […]

  • Bevins and Rhoades Named as Creditor’s Rights Practice Co-Chairs

    March 8, 2021

    Rhoades McKee is pleased to announce that David Bevins and Peter Rhoades have been named as Co-Chairs of the Creditor’s Rights Legal Team. As Co-Chairs, Bevins and Rhoades are responsible for guiding practice development and overseeing the delivery of legal services to financial institutions. David Bevins As a commercial counselor and litigation attorney, Bevins assists […]

  • Poll Named as Medical Malpractice Practice Group Chair

    February 22, 2021

    Rhoades McKee is pleased to announce that J.R. Poll has been named as Chair of the nationally recognized, premier Medical Malpractice Legal Team. As Practice Chair, Poll is responsible for guiding practice development growth and overseeing the delivery of legal services for physicians, nurses, and physician assistants in complex medical malpractice actions. At the trial […]

  • Gordon and Sweeney Elected as Shareholders

    February 17, 2021

    Rhoades McKee is pleased to announce that Jackie Gordon and Patrick Sweeney were recently elected as Shareholders. With over 47 attorneys and three offices (Grand Rapids, Hastings, and Holland), the firm has grown to include forty-four shareholders. Jackie Gordon Gordon concentrates her practice in the areas of employment litigation, professional liability litigation, probate litigation, and the […]

  • Ellis Elected to Rhoades McKee’s Executive Committee

    January 11, 2021

    Patrick Ellis has been elected to serve as Vice-President on the Executive Committee at Rhoades McKee for a three-year term. Grand Rapids’ fourth-largest law firm, Rhoades McKee provides transaction and litigation legal services to corporate institutions and family-run businesses, as well as individuals with family issues.  As a member of the Executive Committee, Ellis joins […]

  • RM Attorney Appointed to Restructured Metro Health – University of Michigan Health Board

    January 4, 2021

    Metro Health-University of Michigan Health recently announced the consolidation of two governance boards into one to support its growing role as a leader of health care innovation. Previously, Metro Health was governed by a hospital board that reported to a separate corporate board of directors. With the new restructuring, the two separate boards (with 23 […]

  • Founding and Named Partner, Frank William McKee Dies at Age 89

    August 20, 2020

    Frank William (Bill) McKee, a founding and named partner of Rhoades McKee, died at the age of 89 on August 15, 2020. A native of Ohio, McKee came to Grand Rapids, Michigan for a judicial clerkship in 1956 after graduating from the University of Michigan Law School.  As a young lawyer, McKee decided to establish […]

  • Twenty-four Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2021 Best Lawyers®

    August 20, 2020

    Rhoades McKee congratulates the firm’s twenty-four attorneys recognized in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers of America®.  Published annually since 1983, Best Lawyers® is based on a peer-review survey in which 52,000 leading attorneys nominate other lawyers of distinction in their practice areas. Best Lawyers® “Lawyers of the Year” According to the website, a “Lawyer of […]

  • Brainerd Named as Employment Law Practice Chair

    August 10, 2020

    Rhoades McKee is pleased to announce that Catherine Brained has been named as Chair of the Employment Law Practice Team. As Chair, Brainerd is responsible for guiding practice development growth and overseeing the delivery of employment legal services to businesses and non- profit organizations. Brainerd helps West Michigan organizations navigate their relationship with their employees […]

  • Affiliate of Midwest Fastener Acquires Hy-Ko Products Company

    August 6, 2020

    Rhoades McKee represented Hy-Ko Products Company LLC, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, in purchasing substantially all assets of Hy-Ko Products Company, of Northfield, Ohio. Hy-Ko Products Company LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Midwest Fastener Corp., a Michigan-based fastener manufacturer that offers the industry’s most recognizable products, including nuts, bolts, anchors, deck & drywall screws, and specialty […]

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