Steven E. Bratschie
Steven was born in Kansas City, Missouri, but has lived primarily in East Grand Rapids, Michigan, his entire life. Steven graduated in 1980 with a bachelor of arts with a double major, (english and business administration) from Hope College in Holland, Michigan, and received a Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, in 1983 from University of Detroit School of Law. Upon graduating from law school, Steven joined the law firm of Miller, Johnson, Snell & Cummiskey, P.C., in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he became a partner and remained until the fall of 1997. Steven chaired the firm’s Creditor’s Rights Group for the time period 1993-1997. Steven then joined the law firm of McShane & Bowie P.L.C., as a partner until he left to start Steven E. Bratschie & Associates, P.C. (nka Bratschie & Born, P.C.) in late 1999. Steven is admitted to practice in all courts in the state of Michigan (state, federal, and bankruptcy) and is also a licenced real estate broker. Steven has also served on the Board of Directors for The Dwelling Place, Inc. , a large nonprofit, low income housing organization; and Camp Blodgett, a camp for underprivileged children. Steven is married with four children.