Richard Roane

Contact Information
150 Ottawa NW Suite 1500
Grand Rapids,Michigan - 49503

Phone: 616-752-2367

Practice State


Traditional Practice


Professional Title


Law School / Year / Degree

Whitter Law School/JD/1986

State/Year Admitted to Practice

Michigan 1988

AAML National Positions Held

Executive Committee 2nd Vice President; Past Michigan Chapter Delegate to Board of Governors; National Bylaws/Policies Committee Chair; LGBT committee founding Chair and committee member; Liaison to Legislation, Arbitration, Domestic Violence and LGBTQ Committees

AAML Chapter Positions Held

Michigan Chapter Board of Managers member; Board of Examiners member; secretary/treasurer/Chapter President; Delegate to Board of Governors; Chapter Special Observer re National Executive Committee

Legal Organizations

Grand Rapids Bar Association, Family Law Section Chairperson, 1998, State Bar of Michigan, Family Law Section Council Member, 1994-1999, American Bar Association, Section of Family Law; Collaborative Divorce Practice of West Michigan; Legal Assistant Center Trustee, ICLE Family Law Advisory Board; Family Court Forum Planning Committee; Family Law Institute Planning Committee

CLE Presentations

Sept. 18, 2022 AAML/BVR “Waste Not Want Not - Marital Waste or Dissipation of Assets”; November 2Marriage Equality Update after US v Windsor 11/13; Marriage Equality Update AAML/AICPA 4/14; Marriage Equality Update after Obergegell 11/15; Alimony Update and Changed Tax Code 11/17;