Attorney Profile

Dennis S. Shimmell Jr.
Grand Rapids, Michigan
phone (616) 459-3070
(800) 449-8221
fax (616) 459-4222
email Email Me

The Shimmell Law Offices are located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and provide sound legal advice and representation to individuals, families, and businesses throughout Michigan. We offer a full array of legal services to our clients, applying a common sense, solution-oriented approach to complicated legal problems in the following areas:

  • Divorce and Family Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Personal Injury / Auto Accidents and Dog Bites
  • Drunk Driving
  • License Restoration
  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Debtor / Creditor
  • Entertainment, Sports, and Leisure Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Drug Offenses
  • Civil & Commercial 

Firm founder Dennis Shimmell is a Grand Rapids native, and brings candor, honesty, and integrity to the practice of law. Over the years, clients have come to appreciate our ability, accessibility, and attentiveness to detail. Clients can rely on us to be approachable, responsive, efficient, and effective. We respond promptly to inquiries, take an active, personal role in each and every case, report regularly on case developments, and stay on top of changes in the law.

We have experience in many areas of law and therefore can provide clients with outstanding representation in a broad range of areas. Our firm provides clients with the accessibility and attentiveness of a small firm along with the skills, experience, and resources associated with larger firms. For further information about the Shimmell Law Offices, please contact us today.

Areas of Practice:
65% Family Law
Child Support
Custody & Visitation
Personal Injury
Civil Litigation
Workers Compensation
Criminal Law
Bar Admissions:
Michigan, 1993
The Ohio State University College of Law, Columbus, Ohio, 1993

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1990
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Honors: With Honors

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Grand Rapids Bar Association

American Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan