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About Firm Founder Robert Rutgers

Over the past 30 years, I have worked with people who’ve had a legal problem that needed a solution. It has been my mission to act as a partner in solving these issues. Today, at my Grand Rapids firm I work one-on-one with clients to fully understand the scope of the issue, develop a strong legal strategy and then get the job done.

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Robert Rutgers

The reason I began my own practice was to ensure that I could provide commitment and advocacy at the highest level, to each client, for every concern. If you are looking for personalized attention to your situation, set up a time to talk with me about what you need and find out how I can be of assistance.

Pursuing An Optimal Outcome

A legal issue, even a seemingly small one, can often loom large in your life. It can permeate your daily living to a degree that at times there’s not much else you can think about. I understand your need for closure. I also know that it’s important to you to resolve matters in a way that meets your needs in a cost-effective way. I handle transactional work (paperwork, contracts, forms, filings), legal negotiation (working out a settlement or agreement) and litigation (taking your case to court).

A Holistic Approach To Your Issue

I have cultivated and grown a successful practice that includes business law, family law and real estate. While these areas seem somewhat disparate practice areas, in truth they tend to overlap quite a bit. For example, when a couple goes through a divorce, they need to divide their assets. These assets typically include a home and potentially other properties. Here is where my real estate knowledge can provide crucial insight into the division. As an attorney with extensive business law experience, I am also able to successfully navigate my clients through a divorce that includes a business. With each client and every issue, I aspire to live up to my motto and provide legal representation that is both relentless and rigorous.

An Award-Winning Practice

I am humbled by the awards and accolades my peers and clients have honored me with. These include: Being named to the list of Leading Lawyers in the area of Commercial Real Estate and being recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for my work in closely held companies and family businesses law. I was also voted Top Attorney by GR Magazine and was rated by Martindale-Hubble at 4.9/5 Highest Level of Professional Excellence 2020. 

Let’s Discuss Your Optimal Outcome

I know that you want to resolve your issue so that you are able to move forward with confidence. I can help you understand what you are facing and the options you have. Call 616-577-9770 to speak with me and set up a consultation. You can also reach me via the website contact form. In Grand Rapids, I serve clients throughout the city.