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John A. Weiss


John Weiss, based in the firm’s Grand Rapids office, assists his clients on matters relating to municipal law and municipal finance.  His experience includes counseling on issues relating to community and economic development, the Open Meetings Act, the Freedom of Information Act, election law, local and state tax, and parliamentary procedure.

John was a Law Clerk to Justice Elizabeth Welch of the Michigan Supreme Court.

Education & Credentials


Temple University Beasley School of Law

  • Order of the Coif
  • Temple Law Review, Articles Editor
  • Rubin Public Interest Law Honor Society
  • magna cum laude

University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and Arts

B.A., History
  • James B. Angell Scholar

Bar Admission

  • Michigan

Professional Involvement

  • Grand Rapids Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Public Corporations Section

Community Involvement

  • Boardwalk Condominiums Association, Director
  • University of Michigan Alumni Association, Member
  • Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, Volunteer
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