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Ross K. Bower II

Ross K. Bower II

Practice areas:

State, Local And Municipal Law, Criminal Defense

About Me

I went to college in Kalamazoo, and in law school I worked for various public service organizations, including the City of Lansing's teen court, the Attorney General's office, and the Washtenaw County Public Defender's Office.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. State, Local And Municipal Law: 90%
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%



Hourly ($175/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Alecia M. Ruswinckel

    Ross is a strong advocate for his clients while treating opposing counsel with respect. I endorse this lawyer.


    Alecia Ruswinckel Ethics & Professional Responsibility Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • No photo

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Ross is a hardworking attorney who is actively involved in bettering the community inside and outside the courtroom. Ross genuinely cares about people which makes him that much more of a great advocate.


    Melissa Keener
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes PLC

4151 Okemos Rd
Okemos, MI, 48864



MIActive And In Good Standing200708/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Best BriefState of Michigan Moot Court Competition2005
Semi-FinalistState of Michigan Moot Court Competition2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyFahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes PLC2008 - Present
Attorney/Law ClerkHubbard Law Firm2006 - 2008


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Erickson Learning Center FoundationGeneral Counsel / Board Member2011 - Present
Ingham County Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionPast President2011 - 2012
Ingham County Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionPresident2010 - 2011
Ingham County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Horn of Plenty Food and Clothing Drive CommitteeN/A2009 - 2011
Ingham County Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionPresident-Elect2009 - 2010
Ingham County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Horn of Plenty Food and Clothing Drive CommitteeChair2009 - 2009
State Bar of Michigan, Administrative Law SectionN/A2008 - Present
Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan Federal BarN/A2007 - Present
Eaton County Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Ingham County Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Criminal Law SectionN/A2007 - Present
State Bar of MichiganN/A2007 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Capital ForumLimiting Civil Liability in Criminal Cases2009
Pipeline: Michigan Association of County Drain CommissionersMACDC Appearing in Condemnation Case Before the Michigan Supreme Court2007
Township Law E-LetterVariousN/A
Drain Law E-LetterVariousN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolConcentration in LitigationJD - Juris Doctor2007
Kalamazoo CollegeAnthropology and SociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Arts2004

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
MACDC Northwest DistrictCoordination of Drainage Issues with Wind Power Project2011
OWI overviewIn-service training re OWI laws2010
MACDC Northwest DistrictFreedom of Information Act2010
NALS of LansingOWI laws2009