GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (PRWEB) August 30, 2017
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorneys Ronald Bultje and Crystal Bultje have joined the firm’s Grand Rapids office.
Ronald Bultje is joining the firm as a Member. His practice is concentrated in the areas of municipal law and labor relations. He represents numerous municipalities throughout the western half of Michigan’s lower peninsula. He has extensive experience in advising legislative bodies, planning commissions, and zoning boards of appeal. In representing municipalities, Mr. Bultje provides a full array of services, including advice on contracts, intergovernmental relations, land transfers, governmental powers and authority, land use and zoning, utilities, millage matters, the Open Meetings Act, and the Freedom of Information Act. He also has participated in collective bargaining negotiations, unfair labor practice hearings, arbitration hearings, and unemployment hearings. He also has provided counsel to municipalities and private sector employers regarding fair employment practices.
Mr. Bultje is a member of the American Bar Association’s State/Government and Labor and Employment Sections, the State Bar of Michigan’s Labor and Employment and Public Corporation Law Sections, and the Ottawa County Bar Association. He is recognized as a leader in his field by Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Bultje received his B.A. from Calvin College and his J.D. from the University of Michigan.
Crystal Bultje is joining the firm as an Associate. Her practice is focused in the areas of municipal and labor law. She also has experience with appellate matters, litigation, and family law. Prior to moving into private practice, she interned for Judge Mark T. Boonstra with the Michigan Court of Appeals and the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office. She is a member of the American Bar Association’s Family, Labor and Employment, Litigation, and State/Local Government Law Sections, the State Bar of Michigan’s Family Law, Municipal Law, and Appellate Sections, and the Ottawa County Bar Association. Ms. Bultje received her B.A. from Hope College and her J.D. from Michigan State University’s College of Law.
About Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dickinson Wright PLLC is a general practice business law firm with more than 450 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas and 16 industry groups. Headquartered in Detroit and founded in 1878, the firm has 18 offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and 11 other domestic offices in Austin and El Paso, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville and Music Row, Tenn.; Las Vegas and Reno, Nev.; Phoenix, Ariz.; and Washington, D.C. The firm’s Canadian office is located in Toronto.
Dickinson Wright offers our clients a distinctive combination of superb client service, exceptional quality, value for fees, industry expertise and business acumen. As one of the few law firms with ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, Dickinson Wright has built a state-of-the-art, independently-verified risk management controls and security processes for our commercial transactions. Dickinson Wright lawyers are known for delivering commercially-oriented advice on sophisticated transactions and have a remarkable record of wins in high-stakes litigation. Dickinson Wright lawyers are regularly cited for their expertise and experience by Chambers, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and other leading independent law firm evaluating organizations.