Attorney

Russell Social Security Disability LawyerMr. Russell started his law firm with one goal in mind: to bring affordable, dedicated social security disability representation to Grand Rapids, MI.  With over 8 years of legal experience, Mr. Russell carries with him a  J.D. from the University of Dayton School of Law where he focused on the financial aspect of the law.  While in law school, Mr. Russell was the Director of the University’s Tax Clinic, board member and Treasurer of the International Law Society and was appointed Student Ambassador.

Mr. Russell spent two years in Washington, DC where he worked for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Dickstein Shapiro, LLP.  Mr. Russell received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University where he earned a B.S. in Political Science.  Mr. Russell is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan.

Mr. Russell is married and he and his wife reside with their son in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Bar Admissions:

State Bar of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Education:
University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio, J.D.
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, B.S.

Professional Affiliations: 

Member – Grand Rapids Bar Association
Member – State Bar of Michigan

Honors:
International Law Society Treasurer – U. of Dayton School of Law
Student Ambassador -U. of Dayton School of Law
Executive Director of Dayton Tax Clinic

Work Experience:
2009-2011: Mark F. Haslem, PC;  Grand Rapids, MI
2007-2008: Dickstein Shapiro, LLP;  Washington, DC
2006-2007: U.S. Chamber of Commerce;  Washington, DC
2004-2006: Murphy, Brenton & Spagnuolo, PC;  East Lansing, MI

Community Volunteer Work:
Legal Assistance Center: 2009-2010