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Legal Aid of Western Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, MI   |  https://www.lawestmi.org/

Mission

Our Mission We protect rights, challenge injustice, and fight poverty through free legal advocacy for people and families. Our Vision Everyone deserves dignity and justice. We envision a West Michigan where no one lacks suitable housing, personal safety, family stability, or other basic life needs for lack of a lawyer.

Ruling year info

1977

Executive Director

Pamela Hoekwater Esq

Main address

25 DIVISION AVE S, SUITE 300

GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49503 USA

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EIN

38-2156874

NTEE code info

Legal Services (I80)

Protection Against and Prevention of Neglect, Abuse, Exploitation (I70)

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Legal Aid

Legal Aid of Western Michigan is a nonprofit law firm providing free legal advice and representation in a broad range of areas including consumer cases, family matters, housing problems, government benefits, and more.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people
Seniors

Where we work

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Legal Aid of Western Michigan

Board of directors
as of 01/26/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Jim Brunner

Alvin Bacon, Jr.

Community board member

Diann Landers

Attorney board member

Jenny McNeill

County of Muskego Family Courtn

Melissa L. Neckers

Miller Johnson

Kathryn Teeter

Community board member

Waldridge Witherspoon

Community board member

Tracey Brame

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

Jim Brunner

Attorney board member

Mike Callahan

Stiles Machinery

Christian E. Meyer

Warner Norcross & Judd

Tia Shaw

Community board member

Damien Sanchez

Law Office of Richard Kessler, P.C.

Hannah Earl

BDO USA, LLP

Robert Steinhoff

Attorney board member

Cindy VanderKodde

Community board member

Hon. Susan Dobrich

Attorney board member

Jim Boerigter

Attorney board member

Mike Campbell

Attorney board member

Angelique Camfield

Attorney board member

Caressa Bryant

Community Board Member

Konjoh Konjoh

Community board Member

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 4/29/2022

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Disability status
Person without a disability

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