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Joseph M. Sweeney

Joseph M. Sweeney, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1973, United States District Court (eastern district) Michigan 1973. Trustee St. Mary's Hospital, Grand Rapids, since 1988, Gerald R. Ford Foundation, Grand Rapids, since 1993. Member Grand Rapids Bar Association (vice president 1992-1993, president 1995).

Background

Sweeney, Joseph M. was born on June 27, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Joseph A. and Elizabeth C. (Pohler) Sweeney.

Education

Bachelor, Central Michigan University, 1966. Master of Arts, Central Michigan University, 1967. Juris Doctor, Emory University, 1973.

Career

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, 1973, Michigan.

Order of the Coif; Omicron Delta Kappa. Member, National Moot Court Team. Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Public Law, Emory University, 1972-1973.

Member: Grand Rapids and American Bar Associations. State Bar of Michigan. 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.

Membership

Member, National Moot Court Team. Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Public Law, Emory University, 1972-1973. Member: Grand Rapids and American Bar Associations.

State Bar of Michigan.

Connections

Married Ann C. Averill, June 25, 1966. Children: Kathryn, Maureen, Bridget, Mark.