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Michael John Roth, American lawyer. Achievements include executive editor, Law Review, Valparaiso U; member Moot Court Society, 1992-1994; Environmental Law Moot Court Team, 1991-1992; note writer, Law Review, 1992-1993; executive symposium editor, 1993-1994. Dean's scholar Valparaiso University, 1993, Corporation Counsel award, Indiana Bar Foundation Scholarship.


Roth, Michael John was born on April 20, 1969 in Alma, Michigan, United States. Son of William John and Marion Elizabeth Roth.


Bachelor of Arts in History, University Michigan, 1991. Juris Doctor, Valparaiso University, 1994.


Worked at Law, Weathers & Richardson, P.C. (Grand Rapids, Michigan) specializing in Corporation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate, Environmental, Securities, Probate, Trusts, Banking, Labor, Municipal, Taxation, Employee Benefits, Bankruptcy, Commercial, Finance (including Municipal Bonding), Negligence, Product Liability, Railroad, Airport, School, International and Workers Compensation Law. Trials in all State and Federal Courts. Admitted to the bar, 1994, Michigan.

Recipient: Corporate Counsel Award. Indiana Bar Foundation Scholarship. Member: Moot Court Society, 1992-1994.

Environmental Law Moot Court Team, 1991-1992. Law Review, Note Writer, 1992-1993. Executive Symposium Editor, 1993-1994.

Author: "A Failed Statute, Geoffrey Feiger & The Phrenetic Physician," 28 Val. U.L. Rev. 1415 (1994). Member: Grand Rapids Bar Association (Member, Young Lawyers Section).

State Bar of Michigan (Member, Negligence Law Section. Young Lawyers Section). Established in 1868, Law Weathers & Richardson is Grand Rapids' oldest law firm.

Among some of the names associated with the firm throughout its history are Julius H. Amberg, counsel to Secretary of War Henry Stimson during World War II. Former President Gerald R. Ford. And President Ford's counsel, Philip W. Buchen.


  • Achievements include executive editor, Law Review, Valparaiso U. Member Moot Court Society, 1992-1994. Environmental Law Moot Court Team, 1991-1992.

    Note writer, Law Review, 1992-1993. Executive symposium editor, 1993-1994.



Member council Mayflower Congressional Church(executive committee, finance, personnel committees), Grand Rapids, since 1997. Member Community Action Council, East Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1998. Member Blythefield Country Club, GRBA (Young Lawyers Society, litigation secretary), University of M. Club (advisory board since 1998), Inns. of Court, State Bar Michi.((litigation law Secretaries, negligence law).).


  • Other Interests

    Golf, football, basketball.


Married Betty Jane Darling, July 27, 1991. Children: Michael John, Emily Elizabeth.

William John

Marion Elizabeth Roth

Betty Jane Darling

Michael John Roth

Emily Elizabeth Roth