Category Archives: Grand Rapids

  • Terminatin’ Cancer with Relay for Life

    This was my ninth year participating in Relay for Life. Having gone from walking the survivor lap with my sister to relaying in memory of her, I continue to help find a cure through fundraising, donating my time and walking in honor/memory of those affected by cancer. My team, Team Terminatin’ Cancer, raised over $34,000 in this […]

  • ABA Client Counseling Competition

    On February 12, 2016, I judged the ABA Client Counseling Regional Competition at Western Michigan Thomas Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. Teams competed from the states of Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia and were judged by a three-member judging panel comprised of local attorneys, professors, and counselors.


  • Food boxes for troops oversea

    This was a project our GR office did by collecting food items for a good cause. On Dec. 4 we all got together to pack them in boxes to send to our troops over seas. We hope it will give them a little cheer around Christmas!

  • Grand Rapids Office Featured on WZZM’s Noon News

    Ingrid Jensen and Traci Joseph were featured on WZZM’s Noon News discussing Clark Hill’s Thrive125 initiative and the mission completed by many in the firm’s Grand Rapids office. They made fleece blankets and donated them to the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. Click HERE to view the video.

  • Feeding the Troops

    Nothing better than to be with friends packing food to send to the troops.

  • softball lawyers

    Women Lawyers faced the Judges in a softball game at Comerica Park.  All proceeds and contributions were donated to the local YWCA.

  • Using good fall weather to improve our natural community

    Taking a break from firm obligations, I worked with a team of Grand Rapids residents helping to protect native vegetation in a nature preserve imperiled by invasive species .  We chopped out lots of nasty plants.   This work is directed by the Land Conservancy of West Michigan, which holds as its motto “Nature Nearby”.  It was great fun to work with a great team of volunteers.

  • Georgetown United Methodist Java Center

    Every Sunday at my church in Jenison, Georgetown United Methodist, I help to setup (and clean up) and serve coffee and other goodies during our fellowship hour between services. I have been active in this ministry for three years and enjoy the opportunity to greet and get to know people better in this social setting. […]

  • Walk to Defeat ALS

    Barb Ruga and I took part in this year’s Walk to Defeat ALS in Grand Rapids on 9/13/15. We joined a team “B3″ to help raise funds for this cause. It was a very moving experience and a beautiful day walking along the Grand River with a large turnout. Between the two of us we […]

  • Lap Blankets for Local Veterans

    The Grand Rapids staff hand-made 14 lap blankets for our local veterans at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans.