Burda, Christi L.

300 Washington Avenue, Suite 250Grand Haven, MI 49417

Updated: 02/07/2013

Overview

Christi L. Burda was born in Wayne, Michigan and raised in Plymouth, Michigan, graduating from Plymouth-Salem High School in 1976. She then attended the University of Michigan where she majored in Secondary Education, and graduated in 1982.

Christi became employed at a local crisis center where she counseled women and children who were victims of sexual assault, and acted as their advocate through the criminal justice system. She also developed an innovative program at the Muskegon...

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Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Member

Practice Areas

  • Family Law: divorce, custody, parenting time, child support, adoption
  • Criminal Law: misdemeanors and felonies, including drunk driving and traffic
  • Probate: Guardianships and Conservatorships

Litigation

  • 100%

Representative Cases

  • In re Steven Zimmerman, Minor; 277 Mich App 470; 745 NW2d 306; MI Court of Appeals: 2008
  • Jill Turner v Frigidaire Company; 463 Mich 860; 617 NW2d 560; MI Supreme Court: 2000
  • People v Lonzo Sanders III; 441 Mich 873; 494 NW2d 750; MI Supreme Court: 1995

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 1993

Other Affiliations

  • Michigan Bar Association
  • Ottawa County Bar Association
  • Muskegon County Bar Association

Classes and Seminars

  • Workers' Compensation in Michigan , Lorman Education Services: 1996-1998, 1996 - 1998
  • Workers' Compensation, National Business Institute: 1997

Pro Bono Activities

  • Every Woman's Place, Inc. - Board of Directors, 1992 - 1994

Education

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan, 1989
    J.D.
    Honors: Harry A. Gair Memorial Scholarship, 1988
    Honors: Harry A. Gair Memorial Scholarship, 1987
    Honors: Jurisprudence Award, Moot Court, 1987
    Honors: Intra School Moot Court - Best Brief & Best Advocate
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1982
    A.B.
    Major: Secondary Education
    Minor: Social Studies

Fees

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information

Address

300 Washington Avenue, Suite 250Grand Haven, MI 49417

Fax

  • 616-846-4004

Email

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