Welcome to our web site. We hope you'll enjoy your visit, get to know our firm a little better and even pick up a legal point or two that will be helpful in your business or personal life. Hopefully you will discover what our clients have come to learn about us over the past 40 years - Bolhouse, Hofstee & McLean offers you the skill and expertise of a large firm, but the personal relationship and value of a small firm.

We are team of dedicated attorneys, legal assistants and support staff committed to providing all our clients, from the young family in need of a will, to the large corporation in need of succession planning, with the highest quality legal representation in the most cost-effective manner possible.

Thank you for visiting our site. We hope you'll visit again. Please email us at info@bolhouselaw.com if you have any comments about our site or would like additional information


Bolhouse, Hofstee & McLean started as a two-attorney firm in 1978 in downtown Grand Rapids. The firm has grown slowly, but steadily, to its present size of 9 attorneys. In 1982, the firm relocated to the beautiful and historic Grandville State Bank Building in downtown Grandville. This location gives our clients quick and convenient access to our offices while allowing easy accessibility to all of the area courts.


Over the past 40 years Bolhouse, Hofstee & McLean has developed into a highly respected law firm providing a full range of legal services in the areas of Business and Commercial Law, Real Estate Law, Probate and Estate Planning, Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Creditors' Rights and Collections, Employment Law, Family Law, General Litigation and Criminal Law.

The firm is dedicated to the concept of specialization, and much of the success the firm has enjoyed has been as a result of the ability of the members of the firm to specialize and develop a high level of competence in their particular areas of concentration. Each attorney at Bolhouse, Hofstee & McLean is part of a team that represents every client. While one attorney assumes primary responsibility for a specific client, other attorneys in the firm whose expertise may be required may assist that attorney. This team approach allows us to use the full resources of our firm and makes these resources available to our clients without sacrificing the close, personal relationship that traditionally exists between attorney and client.


Our commitment to service is well known not only to our clients, but also in the communities in which we work. The firm had the privilege of being named "Business of the Year" by the Greater Grandville Chamber of Commerce, due in part to our long history of giving back to the community. Over the past 40 years, the attorneys at Bolhouse, Hofstee & McLean have participated in a variety of community organizations including the Grandville Downtown Development Authority, the Grandville Senior Neighbors, the Grandville Rotary, the Grandville, Jenison, and Hudsonville Chambers of Commerce, Grandville Boy Scout Troop 292, LOVE, Inc., the Visser Family YMCA, and volunteering at and donating to local private and public schools


To serve our clients' needs to the fullest, the attorneys at Bolhouse, Hofstee & McLean are members of the following bar associations and admitted to practice before the following courts:

  • Grand Rapids Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Michigan
  • Michigan District and Circuit Courts
  • Michigan Tax Court and Tax Tribunal
  • United States District Court for the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • Michigan Court of Appeals
  • Michigan Supreme Court
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals