I have been personally involved in the private practice of commercial civil law continuously in Battle Creek, Michigan since 1975. Martindale Hubbell, the only known confidential attorney peer review publication, has rated me as av and preeminent continuously since 1986.
My community involvement includes serving on Boards of Director of both our Battle Creek Y Center and the Sherman Lake Camp Y-Center with service for over 30 years, having served as board chair for both organizations.
For the state bar of Michigan I have served as an attorney grievance hearing officer for many years.
Over my near 40 years of practice experience I have provided legal representation to thousands of clients involving all aspects of commercial and real estate law. I currently represent commercial lenders, realtors, title companies, developers, insurance agences and individuals in matters involving virtually all aspects of commerical law.
|MI||Active And In Good Standing||1975||09/23/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2018|
|Best Lawyers in America||Best Lawyers in America||2015|
|Who's Who in American Law||Marquis Who's Who in American Law||2015|
|Owner||Steffel & Steffel Law Office||1978 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Michigan State Bar Attorney Grievance Commission||Hearing Officer||1995 - Present|
|Commercial Law League of America||Member||1985 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1975 - Present|
|Calhoun County Bar Association||Secretary||1990 - 2000|
|Battle Creek Y Center||Board Member||1979 - 2006|
|Ohio Northern Law Review||Managing Editor||1974 - 1975|
|Ohio Northern University - Claude W. Pettit College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1975|
|Notre Dame Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||1974|
|Western Michigan University||Bachelor of Science||1972|
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