I graduated from Hope College and then worked as a mortgage banker for three years in Grand Rapids. I then pursued my goal of being a lawyer and graduated from Valparaiso University School of Law in Indiana. After passing the Indiana State Bar, I practiced law just outside Chicago where I defended such clients as US Steel and Speedway. I also represented several redevelopment commissions throughout Northwest Indiana and my work incuded acquiring and developing large real estate projects and related work.
In 2002, I obtained my Michigan law license and moved back home to West Michigan. I continued my practice in civil litigation and then formed my Goeman Law Firm in 2010 so that I could focus on issues effecting families such as divorce and child custody, estate and medicaid planning, probate, real estate and related matters.
When I am not working to help other families, I enjoy spending time with my own family, including my two young boys who like to play golf and tennis, to camp and fish and hunt as much as their Dad.
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|MI||Active And In Good Standing||2002||02/11/2017|
|IN||Inactive In Good Standing||1996||01/15/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor||College for Financial Planning||2009|
|Member||Goeman Law Firm PLLC||2009 - Present|
|Financial Advisor / Attorney||Wells Fargo Advisors||2008 - 2009|
|Attorney||Hackney Grover Hoover & Bean||2005 - 2008|
|Attorney||Bigler Berry Johnston Szytkiel & Hunt||2002 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of Michigan||Member||2002 - Present|
|Indiana State Bar Association||Member||1996 - Present|
|Valparaiso School of Law||Law||Juris Doctorate||1996|
|Hope College||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1990|