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Robert G. (Bob) Teeter, Eagle Scout, US Army Veteran, Police Officer, attended Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Police Administration in 1972, followed by his Juris Doctor degree cum laude in 1976.  While in law school he was also awarded the Outstanding Oral Advocacy Award for First Year Moot Court, two American Jurisprudence Awards, and a Silver Key Scholarship Award.


After graduation from law school, Bob resigned from the police department and moved to Tyler, Texas where he was admitted to the Texas Bar and served as an Assistant Criminal District Attorney before going into private practice.  He joined Shell Oil Company in 1985 and worked for the next 20 years in Houston as in-house counsel to national and international energy corporations.  In 2006 he retired from corporate practice and returned to Michigan to open his own private law practice.


Mr. Teeter is admitted to practice law in Texas and Michigan, is a member of the Texas, Michigan, Grand Rapids, and Mecosta-Osceola Bar Associations, and is a member of the Mecosta County Area Chamber of Commerce.


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  1. Estate Planning: 40%
    10 years
  2. Elder Law: 20%
    10 years
  3. Probate: 20%
    10 years
  4. Medicaid & Medicare: 10%
    10 years
  5. Guardianship: 10%
    10 years



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Teeter Law, PLC

PO Box 368
Mecosta, MI, 49332-0368


MIActive And In Good Standing198505/14/2016
TXNot Eligible to Practice - Administrative197707/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Silver KeyWayne State Univ. Law School1976
Cum LaudeWayne State Univ. Law School1976
Amer. Jurisprudence AwardWayne State Univ. Law School1975
Amer. Jurisprudence AwardWayne State Univ. Law School1974
Outstanding Oral Advocacy-Moot CourtWayne State Univ. Law School1973
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ManagerTeeter Law, PLC2007 - Present
Senior CounselDominion Exploration & Production2001 - 2006
Senior Staff AttorneyCoastal Oil & Gas Corp1994 - 2000
Senior AttorneyShell Oil Company1985 - 1992
Staff AttorneyMcMurray Petroleum Company1983 - 1984
PartnerBlock & Teeter1981 - 1982
AssociateFoster & Garrett, PC1980 - 1980
Asst. Criminal District AttorneySmith County, TX1979 - 1979
Asst. ProfessorUniversity of Texas at Tyler1976 - 1978
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust SectionMemberN/A
State Bar of Texas, Oil, Gas and Energy Law SectionMemberN/A
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning SectionMemberN/A
State Bar of Michigan, Real Property Law SectionMemberN/A
Mecosta County Area Chamber of CommerceMemberN/A
Amer. Association of Professional LandmenRegistered LandmanN/A
Michigan Oil and Gas AssociationMemberN/A
Michigan Association of Professional LandmenMemberN/A
Grand Rapids Bar Association, Probate and Real Estate SectionsMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
Wayne State University Law SchoolPolice AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Presidents' DinnerThe Rule of Capture & Subsurface Trespass2009
Annual Fall SeminarCoastal v. Garza - Capture by Trespass2009