Tjapkes

Steven J. Tjapkes

Of Counsel
Office

Grand Rapids

200 Ottawa NW
Suite 500
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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Fax: 616.608.1171
Practice Areas
Estate Planning & Probate
Areas of Emphasis
Charitable PlanningTrusts & EstatesWills
Education
J.D., cum laude, University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1999
DVM, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 1991
B.A., Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1985, History
State Bar Licenses
Michigan
Membership
Grand Rapids Bar Association
State Bar of Michigan
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Steven J. Tjapkes

Of Counsel

Steven J. Tjapkes practices in Clark Hill's Personal Legal Services Group where he is of counsel. Steven focuses his practice in the areas of contested estates, estate planning, business succession planning, and business transactions.

Previously a veterinarian in private practice in mid-Michigan, Steven received his Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Calvin College in 1985. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Michigan State University in 1991, and his law degree cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School in 1999.

Steven is a member of the Grand Rapids Bar Association and the State Bar of Michigan. Steven lectures on estate administration and buying and selling small businesses