Bio

Joe is a native of Grand Rapids, who has been practicing and trying cases in courts within Western Michigan for 30 years.

Education:
Hope College, BA; 1984 cum laude
Valparaiso School of Law, JD, 1987

Association:
American Bar Association
Michigan Bar Association
Grand Rapids Bar Association

Certifications:
Certified Family Law Mediator
Certified Collaborative Mediator

Honors:
Best Lawyers in American for Family Law and Collaborative Law 2010-2017.

Interests:
Joe is an avid patron of the arts. He is a trustee of the Grand Rapids Art Museum and a board member of SiTE:LAB. Joe also enjoys traveling, biking, fly fishing and skiing.