John W. Lewis

Member


Location:

  • Big Rapids, Michigan

Phone:

  • 231-796-3525

Fax:

  • 231-796-2290


JOHN W. LEWIS, born in Los Angeles, California, October 14, 1961; admitted to bar, 1987, Michigan; U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan. Education: Central Michigan University (B.S., cum laude, 1983); Thomas M. Cooley Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1987). Graduate, Mt. Pleasant Area Leadership Institute(1997). Former Adjunct Professor, Business Law and Regulation Department, Central Michigan University.

Isabella County Commissioner, 1996-2000 (Vice-Chairman, 1998-2000). Member: Board of Directors, Middle Michigan Development Corporation 1996-Present and Treasurer/Secretary 2002-2006; Central Michigan University President's Advisory Board, 1999-2008. Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, 1996-2004(President, 2003). Isabella County Bar Association (Treasurer, 1987-1990); State Bar of Michigan (Member of Family Law and Criminal Law Sections); Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan-Sustaining Member. National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, State of Michigan Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Task Force, 2009-Present

REPORTED CASES: People v Custer, 242 Mich App 59, 618 NW2d 75 (2002); People v Fiorillo, 195 Mich App 701, 491 NW2d 281 (1992); People v Custer, 465 Mich 319, 630 NW2d 870 (2001); People v Scherf, 251 Mich App 410, 651 NW2d 77 (2002), spec pan den 251 Mich App 805; 651 NW2d 195 (2002), rev'd 468 Mich 488; 668 NW2d 602 (2003).

Year Joined Firm

  • 2012

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Business Transactions
  • Collections
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditor's Bankruptcy
  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI/OWI
  • Family Law
  • Financial Institution Law
  • Probation/Parole Violations
  • Real Estate
  • Sexual Offenses
  • Special Defense - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan

Education

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. cum laude - 1987
  • Central Michigan University
    • B.S. cum laude - 1983

Representative Cases

  • People v Custer, 242 Mich App 59, 618 NW2d 75 (2002)
  • People v Fiorillo, 195 Mich App 701, 491 NW2d 281 (1992)
  • People v Custer, 465 Mich 319, 630 NW2d 870 (2001)
  • People v Scherf, 251 Mich App 410, 651 NW2d 77 (2002)

Classes/Seminars

  • Former Adjunct Professor, Business Law and Regulation Department, Central Michigan University

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Isabella County Commissioner, Vice-Chairman, 1998 - 2000
  • Middle Michigan Development Corporation , Member, Board of Directors, 1996
  • Middle Michigan Development Corporation, Present and Treasurer/Secretary, 2002 - 2006
  • Central Michigan University, President's Advisory Board, 1999 - 2008
  • Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, 1996 - 2004
  • Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce, President, 2003
  • Isabella County Bar Association, Treasurer, 1987 - 1990
  • State Bar of Michigan, Family Law and Criminal Law Sections, Member
  • Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, Sustaining Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • State of Michigan Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Task Force, 2009 - 2012

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