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The principals of Smietanka Law Group have more than 100 years of combined experience in the practice of law ranging from criminal defense work to business representation issues. With offices in St. Joseph and metro Grand Rapids, the firm is well situated to represent clients from a number of Michigan counties in state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, and the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
In addition to his storied career in politics and the U.S. Attorney’s Office, John Smietanka was recognized by the statewide Michigan Lawyers Weekly as Lawyer of the Year for his work in securing the release of a man who had spent 13 years in prison for a second degree murder he did not commit. He is joined in the firm by Thomas Gezon and Katie Steffes, who have in-depth experience resolving issues involving real estate, divorce and child custody, civil litigation and other areas of the law.
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