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Jonathan W. Anderson Partner

Jon Anderson Real Estate Lawyer
Grand Rapids
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Laura Visser, 616/336-6739

Real Estate Experience

Jon is a partner in the real estate group. His practice is transaction-oriented, assisting clients in real estate purchases, sales, exchanges, leasing, financing and development matters. He represents businesses, institutions, developers, and investors in their real estate needs. In addition to Jon’s current community commitments, he has been involved in a variety of community organizations over the years including the State Bar of Michigan Access to Justice Campaign, Legal Aid of Western Michigan, Dwelling Place of Grand Rapids, Habitat for Humanity, and the Circle Theater.

Professional Activities

  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Building Owners and Managers Association of West Michigan
  • Commercial Alliance of Realtors
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association (Real Property Section, Founding Member and  Chairman, 1995 - 1996)
  • American Bar Association (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section,  Ground Leasing Committee)
  • State Bar of Michigan (Real Property Section, Commercial Leasing Committee,    Co-chair, 2007 - 2013; Condominium Committee)

Recognition & Rankings

  • Named in Michigan Super Lawyers
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2007
  • Selected as one of the top ten area lawyers by Grand Rapids Magazine
  • Listed in Who's Who in American Law
  • AV® Preeminent™

Community Activities

  • Cherry Street Health Services, Heart of the City Health Center Campaign (Cabinet, 2010)
  • Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (Capital Campaign, Finance Team, 2010)


  • University of Notre Dame Law School
    Notre Dame, Indiana
    J.D., cum laude, 1982
    Member and Editor, Notre Dame Law Review
  • Calvin College
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
    B.A., 1979
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