Skip to main content

Client reviews

Not yet reviewed

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. 

More 

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Appeals: 20%
    45 years, 100 cases
  2. Administrative Law: 18%
    40 years, 100 cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%
    40 years, 100 cases
  4. Brain Injury: 9%
    40 years, 20 cases
  5. Other: 43%
  6. More 

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Credit card

Attorney endorsements

2 total 

Are you an attorney? Endorse this lawyer

  • Michael S. Waddington

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

    More 

    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christian K. Lassen II

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

    More 

    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Thomas Rasmusson & Associates

712 Abbot Road
East Lansing, MI, 48823

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing196701/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
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