Bolhouse, Baar & Lefere is a team of highly respected and experienced attorneys who concentrate each of their practices in different specialty areas of the law to provide our clients with a very broad range of legal services for both personal and business needs. Following is a profile of each attorney.
Joel W. Baar
Joel, a partner since 2006, concentrates his practice in the areas of Real Estate, Civil Litigation, Business and Employment Law and Municipal Law.
Richard L. Bolhouse
Rick, a founding partner of the firm, concentrates his practice in the areas of Collections/Creditors' Rights, Family Law, Commercial Law, and Personal Injury.
Michael J. Distel
Mike joined Bolhouse Law in the fall of 2011. He focuses his practice in the areas of Commercial and Civil Litigation, Real Estate and Workers' Compensation.
Mark D. Hofstee
Mark joined the firm in 2007 and became a partner in 2012. He focuses his practice in the areas of Probate & Estate Planning, Real Estate, Charitable Organizations, Business Planning and Creditors' Rights.
David S. Lefere
David, a partner since 2008, focuses his practice in the areas of Business Law, Business Litigation and Creditors' Rights, with special emphasis on the Michigan Special Tools and Mold Lien Acts.
Michelle M. McLean
Michelle joined the firm in 2011 and focuses her practice in the areas of Family Law, Real Estate, Consumer Law and Foreclosure Defense.
Thomas R. Vander Hulst
Tom joined the firm in 1989 and concentrates his practice in the areas of Estate Planning and Probate, Business Law, Taxation and Elder Law.
Jamie J. Vander Kolk
Jamie joined the firm in 2012 and focuses her practice in the areas of Labor Law, Estate Planning and Probate, and Charitable Organizations.
Stephanie K. Tuttle
Stephanie joined the firm in 2012 and focuses her practice in the areas of family law, criminal defense, and litigation.