Who We Are

Who We Are

Resourceful. Devoted. Trusted.

Founded in 1952, McShane & Bowie is a Grand Rapids law firm committed to helping local and national clients achieve their goals and protect their interests. Our attorneys have years of experience, specialized knowledge, and a dedication to client care. Our focus is on you every step of the way—creating solutions that are innovative, personalized, and straightforward.

We have been recognized by both clients, industry professionals, judges, and attorneys for demonstrating the highest level of ethical standards and legal ability. Our lawyers are frequently recognized as top lawyers in their practice and are AV pre-eminent rated. 

Award-Winning Law Firm

  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Women in the Law,” 2018
  • Grand Rapids Veterans Bar Association
  • Super Lawyers (Michigan)
  • Leading Lawyers SM
  • AV Preeminent Lawyer (Martindale-Hubbell)
  • Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence

What We Do

Our goal is to command and simplify legal problems. With attorneys whose expertise spans a variety of practice areas, we offer legal counsel on an array of issues, including:

  • Family law, including divorce, high net-worth cases, complex property division matters, protection of separate assets, custody issues, child & spousal support issues, and prenuptial/postnuptial agreements
  • Estate planning, including drafting wills and trusts, asset protection, cottage succession planning, probate, and trust administration
  • Real estate, including acquisition, disposition, development, and construction financing, zoning, and land use
  • Commercial law and litigation, including corporate and business disputes, real estate disputes, banking and finance disputes, creditor’s rights and bankruptcy preferences, landlord/tenant matters, and mortgage foreclosures
  • Business and corporate law, including start-ups and new business formations, corporate transactions and governance, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), employee matters, and business succession planning  

We are committed to keeping our clients informed at every stage of the process. We stay up to date on the latest developments in Michigan and federal law. If you have questions reach out to McShane & Bowie. 

Call our team at (616) 747-7922 to schedule a consultation today!

  • Experienced

    We have the skill & experience needed to protect your rights & vital interests & get the results you need to succeed.

  • Trusted

    Founded in 1952, we have a longstanding and excellent reputation in the community.

  • Devoted

    Your lead attorney is with you, every step of the way, working to achieve your desired results while minimizing unnecessary delays and costs.

  • Resourceful

    Each legal challenge is met head-on with specialized knowledge, a tailored plan, and innovative thinking.

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