Thomas H. Forshee

Of Counsel
Mr. Forshee focuses his practice on municipal law. His experience includes drafting all types of contracts, leases, bylaws, resolutions, policies, and municipal ordinances. He has a special focus on contracts, zoning/land use, historic preservation, and telecommunications. He also has extensive experience counseling municipal clients on FOIA issues, Open Meeting Act issues and parliamentary procedure.

Prior to joining Dickinson Wright, Mr. Forshee served as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Grand Rapids Law Department. He has also clerked for the Honorable Janet T. Neff, Michigan Court of Appeals and the Honorable Paula J.M. Manderfield, Ingham County Circuit Court. Mr. Forshee received his B.S. in Engineering from Michigan State University and his J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law. 
 

Education & Credentials

Education

Michigan State University

B.S., Engineering

Michigan State University College of Law

J.D.

Bar Admission

  • Michigan

Acknowledgements

  • Michigan State University Citizen Planner 

Professional Involvement

  • State Bar of Michigan, Public Corporation Law Section
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association, Member
  • Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys, Member
  • Notary Public, County of Kent
     

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Kids Food Basket

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • All Michigan state courts
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