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Robert E. Lee Wright

Robert E. Lee Wright

also known as Robert E. L. Wright

Practice areas:

Mediation, Litigation, Bankruptcy & Debt, Arbitration

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Mediation: 60%
    28 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Litigation: 20%
    35 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Arbitration: 10%
    28 years, 300 cases
  4. Bankruptcy & Debt: 10%
    33 years, 1 thousand cases

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Steven Bylenga

    Bob is regarded as one of the foremost attorneys for mediation and bankruptcy litigation in Michigan. He is the former president of the Alternative Dispute Resolution section of the Michigan Bar Association. He is comfortable and capable mediating complex litigation as well as more basic cases. Bob has a down-to-earth approach that makes clients comfortable and produces results.

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    Steven Bylenga Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Cody H. Knight

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Cody Knight Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Peace Talks, PLC

P.O. Box 2715
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503-2670

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199605/07/2015
MIActive And In Good Standing198006/27/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2012
Michigan Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2012
Michigan Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2011
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2011
Michigan Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2009
Michigan Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2009
Michigan Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2008
Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2007
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2007
Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2006
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2006

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerThe Peace Talks, PLC2001 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of Michigan, Alternative Dispute Resolution SectionChair Elect2011 - 2012
State Bar of Michigan, Alternative Dispute Resolution SectionSecretary2008 - 2011
Grand Rapids Bar Association, Alternate Dispute Resolution SectionPresident2008 - 2009
American Bar Association, Practice Development CommitteeVice-Chair2005 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Alternative Dispute Resolution SectionGoverning Council2005 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Western District of Michigan chapter), Bankruptcy Steering CommitteeChairman1994 - 1996
Federal Bar Association (Western District of Michigan chapter), Bankruptcy Steering CommitteeDirector1990 - 2000
Kalamazoo County Bar AssociationDirector1989 - 1994
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember1985 - Present
American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution SectionMember1980 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
State Bar of Michigan, Litigation Section, Creditors Rights and Corporate Counsel CommitteeMemberN/A
Commercial Law League of America, Bankruptcy SectionMemberN/A
Grand Rapids Bar Association, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
Grand Rapids Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Grand Rapids Bar Association, Alternate Dispute Resolution SectionMemberN/A
State Bar of Michigan, Business Law SectionMemberN/A
Florida BarMemberN/A
State Bar of Michigan, Litigation Section, Creditors Rights CommitteeMemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarFundamentals of Bankruptcy Law and Procedure in MichiganN/A
National Business Institute SeminarIntroduction to the Bankruptcy Code and RulesN/A
National Business Institute SeminarAutomatic Stay in LitigationN/A
National Business Institute SeminarProtecting the Creditor's PositionN/A
National Business Institute SeminarGetting Your MoneyN/A
National Business Institute SeminarBankruptcy and Debt CollectionN/A
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE Michigan)Costs and Attorneys' FeesN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of Santa MonicaN/AMA - MastersN/A
Western Michigan UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Lorman Education ServicesFundamentals of Bankruptcy Law in Michigan2004
Lorman Education ServicesConstruction Lien Law in Michigan: Bankruptcy and Construction Liens2002
Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal EducationThe Michigan Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act2001
Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal EducationThe Michigan Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act1999
Lorman Education ServicesConstruction Lien Law in Michigan: Bankruptcy and Construction Liens1999
Grand Rapids Bar AssociationConsumer Bankruptcy1998
National Business InstituteMichigan Foreclosure and Repossession--1997"1997
Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal EducationTrustee Powers to Reach Assets and Bankruptcy Exemption Planning1997