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Kyle P. Konwinski Associate

Kyle Konwinski Litigation and Trial Law Attorney
Office
Grand Rapids
Phone
616/336-6894
Fax
616/336-7000
Email
kpkonwinski@varnumlaw.com
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Assistant
Teri Garber, 616/336-6673
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Trial and Appellate Law Experience

Kyle Konwinski is a member of the Litigation and Trial Services Practice Group. A former law clerk for the Honorable Gordon J. Quist of the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan, Kyle has experience and insight regarding trial court matters in federal court, as well as appellate matters in several different federal circuit courts. He has done work for higher education institutions and municipalities, which has included writing summary judgment motions and appellate briefs in defense of law enforcement in civil Fourth Amendment matters.  Kyle has also worked for real estate and development firms, which has included several Michigan zoning matters both in trial court and on appeal.  Kyle has also done litigation work for entities regarding ERISA violations.

Representative Matters

  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of four police officers being sued for Fourth Amendment violations after conducting a search and seizure of the plaintiff's apartment.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of an international marketer and distributor of agricultural products and chemicals, who had been sued for breach of contract, breach of warranties, and negligence arising out of the use of its products.
  • Obtained summary disposition in favor of a wind energy developer, which struck down ordinances with which the developer would have had to complied to develop a wind turbine farm.
  • Has represented or worked on behalf of several different plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of personal injury disputes.

Education

  • University of Michigan Law School
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
    J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 2011
  • Kalamazoo College
    Kalamazoo, Michigan
    B.A., Business and Economics, Cum Laude, 2006

Community Activities

  • Habitat for Humanity Young Professionals of Kent County, Board Member
  • Host, Hornet Happy Hour (Regional alumni gathering for Kalamazoo College alumni)

Professional Activities

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association (Young Lawyers' Section)

Bar Admissions

  • State of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
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