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Charles E. McCallum, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Corporations, Securities, Mergers and Acquisitions, International Law. Member of Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.


McCallum, Charles Edward was born on March 13, 1939 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Son of Edward Payson and India Raimelle (Musick) McCallum.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Bachelor of Science, 1960). University of Manchester, England (Fulbright Scholar, 1960-1961). Vanderbilt University (Juris Doctor, 1964).


Worked at Warner Norcross & Judd LLP (Grand Rapids, Michigan) specializing in Trial Practice in all State and Federal Courts. Administrative, Antitrust, Bankruptcy, Charitable Trusts and Foundations, Commercial, Computer, Condemnation, Condominium, Corporate, Employee Benefits, Employment Discrimination, Environmental, Estate Planning, Financial Institutions, Franchise, Health Care and Hospital, Labor and Employment, Mergers and Acquisitions, Tax Exempt Financing, Partnership, Patent, Trademark and Copyright, Probate, Product Liability, Real Estate, Real Estate Syndications, Securities, Taxation, Tort and Transportation Law. Admitted to the bar, 1964, Michigan and Tennessee.

Phi Delta Phi; Order of the Coif. Sigma Xi. Managing Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review, 1963-1964. Vice President, National Municipal League, 1971-1986.

Chairman, Grand Rapids Area Transit Authority, 1975-1979. President, Grand Rapids Art Museum, 1979-1981, 1996—. Chairman, 1979-1989 and Secretary, 1990—, Butterworth Health Corporation.

Chairman, Priority Health, 1995—. Chairman, Volunteer Trustees of Not-for-Profit Hospitals, 1987-1989. Chairman, Research and Technology Institute of West Michigan, 1988-1991.

Chairman, Michigan District Export Council, 1992—. Member: Grand Rapids, Tennessee and American (Chairperson, Committee on Law Firms, 1994—) Bar Associations. State Bar of Michigan (Member, Representative Assembly, 1972-1977.

Chairman, Business Law Section, 1988-1989). American Law Institute. Warner Norcross & Judd is a full service law firm consisting of over 130 attorneys with offices in Grand Rapids, Muskegon and Holland.

The firm was founded in 1931 and offers a wide range of legal services to its business and personal clients in the areas noted above.


Chairman Grand Rapids Area Transit Authority, 1976-1979, member, 1972-1979. Regional vice president National Municipal League, 1978-1986, member council, 1971-1978. President Grand Rapids Art Museum, 1979-1981, 96-98, trustee, 1976-1983, 94-99.

Chairman Butterworth Hospital, 1979-1987, trustee, 1977-1987. Chairman Butterworth Health Corporation, 1982-1989, director, 1982-1997, vice chairman, 1989-1991, secretary, 1991-1997. Chairman Priority Health, 1995-2004, board directors, 1995-2006.

Fellow College Law Practice Management. Member American Bar Association (chair business law section 2007-2008, chair standing committee on ethics and professional responsibility 2004-2005, member committee multijurisdictional practice 2000-2002, member task force on corporation responsibility, 2001-2003, editor-in-chief Business Lawyer 2005-2006), American Bar Foundation, American Law Institute, Michigan Bar Association (member council business law section, section chairman 1988-1989), Grand Rapids Bar Association, International Bar Association, Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce (president 1975, board directors 1970-1976), University Club, Order of Coif, Sigma Xi.


Married Lois Ann Gowell Temple, November 30, 1985. Children: Florence Andrea, Printha Kyle, Chandler Ward, Sabra Nicole Temple.