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JUDITH A. BAXTER, P.L.C.
ATTORNEY & COUNSELOR
Judith A. Baxter, PLC | Grand Rapids, MI | Attorney & Counselor at Law

​A Successful Trial Attorney for 35 Years

WHEN YOUR FREEDOM IS ON THE LINE

Judith A. Baxter, PLC | Grand Rapids, MI | Attorney & Counselor at Law
Judith A. Baxter, Esq.

Attorney and Counselor at Law

 

312 East Fulton Street

Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

 

(616) 356-2651

(616) 356-2652

jbaxter@jbaxterlaw.com

Areas of Practice

 

  • Criminal Law, Felony and Misdemeanors

  • Family Law, Divorce, Child Custody, Parenting Time, Juvenile Delinquency and Neglect

  • Driver’s License Issues

  • Motor Vehicle Issues  

  • Wills

  • Document Preparation

  • Basic Civil Litigation

  • Drug Asset Seizure and Forfeiture Defense

 

Bar Admissions

 

 

  • State Bar of Michigan, 1983 to date

    • Criminal Law Section Member

    • Family Law Section Member

    • Litigation Section Member

  • United States District Court Western District of Michigan, 1983 to date

Education

 

  • University of Detroit Law School, Detroit, Michigan 

    • J. D. 1982

  • Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts.

    • B.A. 1978 Dean’s List

    • Major: American Studies

Professional Associations and Memberships

 

 

  • State Bar of Michigan, 1983 to date

    • Criminal Law Section Member, 2003 to date

    • Family Law Section Member, 2005 to date

    • Litigation Section Member, 2005 to date

    • Criminal Jury Instructions Committee Member, 1996-2002

    • Character and Fitness Committee Member, 1993-1996

    • Michigan State Bar Foundation, Life Fellow

    • Michigan Association for Justice Member, 2005-2011

  • Grand Rapids Bar Association Member, 1983-2002

    • Caseflow Management Committee

  • Gender Bias Committee

    • Diversity Committee

  • East Grand Rapids City Parks and Recreation Commission

    • Member 1999 to date

    • Chair 2008-2011

    • Vice Chair 2006-2008

  • West Michigan Smith College Alumnae Club

    • Member, 1978 to date

    • President, 2000-2002

    • Vice President, 1998-1999

 

Presentations/Seminars

 

 

  • University of Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2000 & 2012

    • Contributing Editor, Fee Agreements in Michigan, 1st & 2nd Editions

  • Grand Valley State University School of Social Work, 2000 & 2001

    • Guest Lecturer Issues in Juvenile Delinquency and Neglect  

  • Ferris State University School of Criminal Justice, 2011

    • Guest lecturer Trial and Jury Issues 

  • Grand Rapids Community Junior College Criminal Justice program

    • Guest lecturer, Criminal Law and Trial Issues, 1998  

  • Area Law Enforcement Agency training seminars, 1984 – 2002

    • Lecturer, Drug Asset Seizures and Forfeitures

 

 

 

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