Michael Stephan Dantuma

Michael Stephan Dantuma

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Michael S. Dantuma received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and his Juris Doctor from Wayne State University Law School.

He has successfully represented clients in state and federal courts in trial and appellate proceedings, as well as administrative proceedings.  He is admitted to practice law in:

  • Michigan state courts
  • The United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
  • The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Mr. Dantuma's practice is concentrated in the representation of business clients, including commercial litigation and transactions.

He also maintains a criminal practice, which focuses on:

  • Misdemeanors and felonies
  • Representation of motor carrier drivers with respect to regulatory violations, civil infractions, and criminal matters

In his family law practice, Mr. Dantuma focuses on:

  • Marriage dissolution (Divorce)
  • Legal separation
  • Domestic partnerships and
    other living arrangements
  • Marital agreements
  • Spousal support & maintenance
  • Child support
  • Parenting plans
    (Child custody)

Mr. Dantuma is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Grand Rapids Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Transactions

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1996


  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
    • Juris Doctor - 1991
  • University of Michigan, Michigan
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan, Member
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association, Member