Our program administrative offices are located at

LEGAL AID of WESTERN MICHIGAN
25 DIVISION AVE S, STE 300
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49503

616.774.0672 or TTY: 616.727.0916

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Meet our administrative staff

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Paul Abrahamsen

Pro Bono Program Director
Grand Rapids Office

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616-742-6078

Lacy Cook

Fund Development Director
Pro Bono Coordinator
Legal Assistant
Grand Rapids Office

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616-608-8044

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Pamela Hoekwater

Executive Director
Grand Rapids Office

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616-608-8050

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Jason O’Brien

Director of Program Operations
Grand Rapids Office

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616-608-8040

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Molly Schlatter

Director of Finance
Grand Rapids Office

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616-608-8032

Julia Smith

Executive Assistant
Grand Rapids Office

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616-608-8043

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Karen Tjapkes

Director of Litigation
Grand Rapids Office

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616-608-8042

Legal Aid of Western Michigan is a private nonprofit law firm governed by a 21-member volunteer Board of Directors drawing from both the legal profession and the client communities we serve.

Legal Aid of Western Michigan

  • Grand Rapids

    (Kent, Ionia, Mecosta & Montcalm)

    25 Division Ave S, Ste 300
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503

  • Kalamazoo

    (Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph & Van Buren)

    201 W Kalamazoo Ave, Ste 427
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007

  • Holland

    (Allegan & Ottawa)

    636 Hastings Ave
    Holland, MI 49423

  • Muskegon

    (Lake, Mason, Muskegon,
    Newaygo, Oceana & Osceola)

    450 Morris Ave, Ste 104
    Muskegon, MI 49440

  • St. Joseph

    (Berrien)

    901 Port St
    St. Joseph, MI 49085