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Rated "BV" for Very High Legal Ability and Ethical Standards by Martindale-Hubbel for over twenty years.


Licensed in Michigan and Indiana since 1977.  Also licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Courts of Appeals for the 6th and 7th Circuits, and the U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Michigan and the Northern District of Indiana.


Licensed in Michigan as a Social Worker.  Licensed in Indiana as a Marriage and Family Therapist and as a Social Worker.


Chairman of the Cass County Republican Party since 1996.


Twice Past President of Cass County Bar Association.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 15%
  2. Child Custody: 15%
  3. Probate: 15%
  4. Power Of Attorney: 5%
  5. Other: 30%
  6. More 



Hourly ($240/hour), contingent (33%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

68897 Cass St
Po Box 550
Edwardsburg, MI, 49112


MIActive And In Good Standing197711/03/2015
INActive In Good Standing197710/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale Hubbell2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentLaBre Law Office1977 - Present
Marriage and Family TherapistMishawaka Marriage Counseling Office1974 - 2013
Association namePosition nameDuration
Cass County Republican PartyPast Chairman1996 - 2012
Edwardsburg Area Chamber of CommercePast President1978 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1977 - Present
State Bar of MichiganN/A1977 - Present
Indiana State Bar AssociationN/A1977 - Present
Cass County Bar AssociationPast President1977 - Present
St. Joseph County, Indiana, Bar AssociationN/A1977 - Present
Knights of ColumbusPast Grand Knight1970 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
LaBre On LawWeekly column on legal topics for consumers1986
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. John's Provincial SeminaryDivinityMaster of Divinity1982
Notre Dame Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
University of DetroitTheologyMaster of Arts1970
Holy Cross SeminaryPhilosophy, History, Education, LanguagesBachelor or Arts1966
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Elder Law ConferenceElder Law and Estate Planning2008