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Randall W. Kraker Partner

Randall Kraker Real Estate Development Law
Office
Grand Rapids
Phone
616/336-6510
Fax
616/336-7000
Email
rwkraker@varnumlaw.com
rwkraker@varnumlaw.com
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Assistant
Barbara Smith, 616/336-6526

Real Estate Development and Municipal Experience

Randy is a partner focusing on government, finance, and development. His practice focuses on land use and zoning issues as well as all aspects of municipal law and finance. He has worked on hundreds of development projects as either counsel to the municipality or to the developer.

Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law
    Newark, New Jersey
    J.D., 1977
  • Rutgers University
    New Brunswick, New Jersey
    M.C.R.P. (Master of City and Regional Planning), 1977
  • Calvin College
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
    B.A., 1973

Recognition & Rankings

  • Listed in Best Lawyers® in six categories including Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Listed in Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year, Land Use and Zoning Law, 2014
  • Listed in Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year, Litigation - Municipal, 2013
  • Listed in Michigan Super Lawyers
  • Listed in Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition
  • Martindale-Hubbell Rating, AV® Preeminent™

Professional Activities

  • State Bar of Michigan: Public Corporation Law Section and Real Property Law Section
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association: Real Property Section
  • American Planning Association: National and Michigan Chapters
  • Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys

Community Activities

  • Holland Home Board of Directors (past Chair)
  • Bethany Christian Services Board of Directors (past Secretary)
  • Project Rehab Board of Directors (past Chair)

 

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