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Thomas Rasmusson

Practice areas:

Appeals, Administrative Law, Criminal Defense, Brain Injury, DUI & DWI, Employment & Labor, Business, Constitutional, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Federal Crime

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About Me

Education.  Michigan State University, B.A. degree; University of Michigan Law School, Juris Doctor degree; The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Harvard/Tufts, M.A. degree.  Additional study in forensic science, forensic accounting, arson, criminal law and litigation.


Experience.  Assistant Instructor, University of Michigan Law School, Research Associate, Harvard Law School, Professor. Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law, Adj. Professor, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 1992 to present.  Assistant Prosecutor, Chief of Criminal of Division, Special Prosecutor.  Private practice, East Lansing, Michigan.


Activities.  Trustee, Lansing Community College, 1999-present.  Eighth District Congressional Committee.  Governor's Task Force on Programs and Goals.  Supreme Court Rules Committee.  Author. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1967

  1. Appeals: 20%
    44 years, 100 cases
  2. Administrative Law: 18%
    39 years, 100 cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%
    39 years, 100 cases
  4. Brain Injury: 9%
    39 years, 20 cases
  5. Other: 33%
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Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Thomas. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.

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    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Thomas Rasmusson & Associates

712 Abbot Road
East Lansing, MI, 48823

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing196708/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
KrinocKrinoc1990
Fullbright RecipientFullbright1986

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ProfessorThomas M. Cooley Law School1992 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorLouis A. Grimes School of Law1986 - 1990
ProfessorHarvard Law School1985 - 1986

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Michigan Bar AssociationMember1967 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Cooley Journal of Ethics and ResponsibilitySARBANES-OXLEY AND "NOISY WITHDRAWAL"; SILENCE MAY NOT BE GOLDEN2006

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tufts University - Fletcher School of Law and DiplomacyN/ALL.M - Master of Laws1988
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1967
Michigan State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1963