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Valerie J. Lawver

Paralegal, Office Manager
Office

Lansing

212 E. Cesar Chavez Ave
Lansing, MI 48906
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Fax: 517.318.3070
Practice Areas
Construction Law
Industries
Construction
Education
Paralegal Certification, National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA)
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Valerie J. Lawver

Paralegal, Office Manager

Valerie J. Lawver is a Paralegal in the Construction Practice Group and Office Manager of Clark Hill’s Lansing office where she assists the attorneys with contract disputes, lien and bond claims, collections and violations of the Michigan Building Contract Fund Act.  Valerie has 24 years of experience as a paralegal in the areas of construction law, corporate law, family law, criminal law, probate and litigation. 

Valerie is certified with the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA).

Experiences

The firm was contacted by an attorney in Canada. His client owns an architectural company in Canada. One of the architects was looking for license reciprocity in Nova Scotia to do work for a large project they were awarded recently. To comply with that province’s reciprocity rule, the client needed proof of his architect licensure from the states wherein he is licensed – MI and AZ. And he needed it yesterday! We got the call late Wednesday October 7th. Doug Folk got AZ to send the licensure information to Nova Scotia on Thursday the 8th, and Val Lawver had to work a little harder with MI, but got them to issue it late Friday – and it was Fed Ex’d Monday the 12th. The Nova Scotia License board met Tuesday the 13th in the morning – and everything was in – reciprocity approved!