Attorneys

Attorneys

Christine L. Welton

Christine L. Welton

Contact Information

christinew@bolhouselaw.com
Telephone:  (616) 531-7711
Fax:   (616) 531-7757

Legal Assistant

Rachel Kramer
rachelk@bolhouselaw.com

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PRACTICE DESCRIPTION AND EXPERIENCE

Since becoming a licensed attorney, Christine has handled matters in the areas of Estate Planning, Family Law, Criminal Law, Employment Law, Collections, Real Estate and General Litigation.  She also has broad prior legal experience which has given her a solid, well-rounded skill set in many other practice areas including Probate Administration, Landlord/Tenant, Personal Injury, Mediation and Special Education/Individuals with Disabilities Education Act/Americans with Disabilities Act. 

EDUCATION

Juris Doctor from Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
   - Magna Cum Laude
   - Law Review, Moot Court
   - Extern to Chief Justice William B. Murphy, Michigan Court of Appeals
Master of Arts from Spring Arbor University - 2009
Bachelor of Applied Science from Davenport University - 2000

COURT AND BAR ADMISSIONS

All Michigan State Courts
US District Court for the Western District of Michigan
Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit United States
Michigan Bar Association
Grand Rapids Bar Association
American Bar Association

AWARDS

Christine earned several Certificates of Merit during law school - awards recognizing her performance at the top of her class - in several practice areas including Torts, Contracts, Civil Procedure, Appellate Practice, Legal Research & Writing, Secured Transactions and Federal Disabilities Law.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Christine resides in Grand Rapids with her husband, Alan, and their youngest daughter, while their eldest daughter and grandson live in Traverse City. A cancer survivor, Christine volunteers her time to Gilda’s Club of Grand Rapids as part of Club Red, as well as Friends of Dyslexia Education for West Michigan Children where she serves as a Board Member. Christine enjoys spending free time with her family, cooking (paleo), reading, photography, playing euchre, and exploring Michigan’s natural beauty and historic sites, especially lighthouses.