Shaun Patrick Willis J.D.

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Partner/Co-Founder
Location:
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Phone:
888-483-4390
269-743-1978
800-424-5048
888-635-3824
800-556-7018
269-743-1317
Fax:
269-492-1042
Email:

Selected by Michigan as a SUPER LAWYER in Construction Litigation (2013)

Selected by Michigan SUPER LAWYERS to its Rising Star List in Business Litigation (2009)

Selected by Michigan SUPER LAWYERS to its Rising Star List in Construction Litigation (2008)

Selected by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as one of Michigan's Up and Coming Lawyers (2007): Award presented to only 6 of 40,000 attorneys in Michigan

1 of 3 Attorneys in the State of Michigan endorsed by the Michigan Association of Private Investigators

Shaun Willis, along with his brother Michael, is a co-founder and Partner of Willis Law. Willis Law has offices in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, and Paw Paw. He is admitted to practice in the State Courts of Michigan, Federal Courts in the Eastern and Western District of Michigan, and the Michigan State Supreme Court. Before the formation of Willis Law, he was sole practitioner of The Law Office of Shaun Patrick Willis, worked in the Kalamazoo County Office of the Prosecuting Attorney and at Howard & Howard Attorneys, PC.

His areas of practice include:

Business Litigation
Construction Litigation
Civil and Criminal Litigation
Construction Lien Law
Real Estate Law & Litigation
Lake Litigation 
Aviation Law
Life Science & Bio-tech
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
Lottery Disputes

Representative Clients:

Various Corporations
Construction Corporations
Trade Organizations
Construction Management Firms
Life Science & Bio-tech Corporations
Development Companies
High Net Worth Individuals
Shaun serves on the following corporate boards and as General Counsel:

Lake Doster Development Company
Jack Kelly Farms
Home Builders Association of Greater Kalamazoo
Upper Midwest Indian Counsel on Addictive Disorders
Valley Family Church
He serves on the following non-profit boards:

Corporal Christopher Kelly Willis Foundation, President
Ducks Unlimited of Greater Kalamazoo, Former President
Big Brothers Big Sisters Board of Directors and Benefit Dinner Committee
Shaun is a member of :

Kalamazoo County Bar Association
Grand Rapids Bar Association
Van Buren County Bar Association
Berrien County Bar Association
Muskegon Bar Association
St. Joseph Bar Association 
Federal Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
The Michigan Supreme Court

Shaun received a J.D. from Thomas Cooley Law School. He graduated with a B.S. in Aviation Flight Science from Western Michigan University. He is a licensed commercial pilot with a multi-engine rating, avid hunter, and teaches the legal portion of CCW classes. He and his wife, Corrina Maria Willis, are involved in the Kalamazoo community, attend Valley Family Church, and Corrina is Past President of the Lawyers Auxiliary Board. They have three daughters, Maria, Francesca, and Lucy and three sons, Patrick, Christopher, and Walter.


Willis Law dedicates its practice to God, the Lord Jesus Christ, and the founders' fallen brother, Corporal Christopher Kelly Willis.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Civil and Criminal Litigation
  • Construction Lien Law
  • Construction Litigation
  • Lake Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Aviation Law
  • Life Science
  • Lottery Disputes

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit

Education

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2002
  • Western Michigan University
    • B.S. - 1999
    • Major: Aviation Flight Science

Representative Clients

  • Construction Corporations
  • Trade Organizations
  • Construction Management Firms
  • Life Science Corporations
  • Development Companies

Classes/Seminars

  • Lecturer, Concealed Weapons Training Courses, Kalamazoo Rod & Gun Club
  • Seminar on Construction Lien Law, Home Builders Assn. of Greater Kalamazoo
  • Seminar on Copyrighting your Blueprints, Home Builders Assn of Greater Kalamazoo

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kalamazoo County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Society, Past Chairman
  • Kalamazoo County Bar Association, Board of Directors
  • Jack H. Kelly Farms, Board of Directors
  • Lake Doster Development Company, Board of Directors
  • Doster Sand & Gravel, Board of Directors
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kalamazoo, Board of Directors
  • Ducks Unlimited of Greater Kalamazoo, Board of Directors
  • Habitat for Humanity, Past Board President
  • Lake Doster Development Company, President
  • Doster Building Control Committee, President
  • Corporal Christopher Kelly Willis Foundation, President
  • Jack Kelly Farms, Treasurer/Secretary
  • Home Builders Association of Greater Kalamazoo, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Western Michigan University Alumni Association, Member
  • Kalamazoo Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Southwest Michigan Gun Club, Member
  • Southwest Michigan Professionals Network, Member
  • Upper Midwest Indian Council on Addictive Disorders (UMICAD), General Counsel
  • Cochran Defense Group, Of Counsel
  • Chamber Public Affairs, Board of Directors

Past Employment Positions

  • Kalamazoo County's Office, Prosecuting Attorney
  • Howard & Howard Attorneys, P.C.
  • The Law Office of Shaun Patrick Willis, Solo Practitioner

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer, American Red Cross Disaster Action Team