Roger A. Bird

Mr. Bird practices in the areas of personal injury, municipal law, commercial litigation, and labor law. He graduated from Michigan State University with high honors in 1972 and the University of Notre Dame School of Law in 1975. He authored “Title VII and the Pregnant Employee” for the Notre Dame Lawyer. He has served as the City Attorney for Sturgis, Michigan, since 1993. He is a member of the American Arbitration Association National Roster of Neutrals. He has three sons. He currently resides in Sturgis, Michigan with his wife, Ann. Email.



Eric J. Scheske

Mr. Scheske is licensed to practice in Michigan and Indiana. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1988 and the University of Notre Dame School of Law, magna cum laude, in 1991. He is the past President of the St. Joseph County Bar Association. He practices in the following areas: Creditor’s Rights, Corporate, Real Estate, Wills and Trusts, Probate, Municipal Law, and Charitable Organizations. He has provided reduced-fee or free legal assistance to many non-profit organizations. He represents hundreds of business clients, including home-based businesses, small retail stores, doctors and other professionals, banks, and large manufacturing companies. His business clients include companies from southwest Michigan, northern Indiana, and the metroplitan Detroit area. He also represents many individuals with their real estate transactions and estate planning. He has authored hundreds of columns and articles for dozens of publications, including “The House Trust,” which appeared in the Michigan Bar Journal. In 2006, The Lansing Catholic Lawyers Guild conferred The John Paul II Memorial Splendor of Truth Award on Mr. Scheske. He lives in Sturgis, Michigan with his wife, Marie, and their seven children. Email (

T.J. Reed

Mr. Reed practices in the areas of civil litigation, criminal defense, municipal prosecution, domestic relations/divorce, and personal injury. He resides in Centreville, Michigan, with his wife and their four children. Email.

Beemer, Keely webKeely A. Beemer, Associate Attorney

Ms. Beemer received her undergraduate degree from the James Madison College of Michigan State University in Political Theory in 2011, with an additional degree concentration in Ag Business. Graduating magna cum laude, she received her Juris Doctor from the Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2015.

Her primary practice areas are probate, estate planning, real estate, and business law.

She is a Branch County native, actively involved with her family’s dairy beef and commodity grain farm, and a member of the 4-H Leader’s Council. She resides in Union City, Michigan, with her husband Aaron. Email

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