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Over 90 Years of Combined Experience Credentials, Compassion and Commitment Make Us the Clear Choice

undefinedWilliam H. Van Dusen, Jr.

Of-Counsel

William H. (Bill) Van Dusen, Jr. is Of-Counsel to the firm Barron, Rosenberg, Mayoras & Mayoras, with 45 years of experience concentrated heavily on family law and both State and Federal criminal defense cases.

Bill is an experienced family law attorney, regularly handling divorce, custody, support and parenting time matters, as well as the intrastate and interstate resolution of post-divorce custody, support, change of domicile and parenting time disputes.

Bill also handles criminal defense matters throughout Michigan and as far afield as Law Vegas, Nevada; Atlanta, Georgia and Lexington, Kentucky. In preparations for an active trial practice, Bill participated heavily in the WSU Free Legal Aid Clinic and in the Recorders Court Misdemeanor Defenders Office in Wayne County, Michigan.

Prior to becoming associated with BRMM as Of Counsel in 2014, Bill maintained a private practice in Oakland County. He is a lifetime resident of Michigan, actively involved in the wonderful variety of outdoor activities available in our State and has testified before committees of the Michigan House and Senate regarding proposed legislation impacting related industries.

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • State and Federal Criminal Defense

Education

  • J.D., Juris Doctor, Wayne State University Law School
  • B.A., Bachelor of Arts, Michigan State University

Admissions

  • State of Michigan
  • U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U. S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit Court

Recognitions and Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan: Master Lawyers, Family Law and Criminal Law Sections

The Expertise, Experience and
Excellence You Need

  • “Thank you all so much. We feel every aspect, and then some, has been addressed to fully meet our needs.”

    Former Client

  • “You are indeed one of a kind.”

    Former Client

  • “Highly Recommend!”

    Former Client

  • “You did not disappoint me.”

    Former Client

  • “Outstanding service and counsel in every regard!”

    Former Client

  • “My experience was very positive.”

    Former Client

  • “Explained our estate planning in understandable language and had our best interest in mind”

    Former Client

  • “I was extremely pleased with all aspects of my service.”

    Former Client

  • “Thank you, Thank you.”

    Former Client

  • “You always put me at ease.”

    Former Client

  • “Keep up the great work!”

    Former Client

  • “Excellent”

    Former Client

  • “I was very impressed with three things: 1) the timely return of phone calls, 2) the speed at which our paperwork was ready to be signed, and 3) the follow through (i.e. helping change our assets into the name of the trust).”

    Former Client

  • “We want to thank you for your advice and assistance over the years with my mother and father.”

    Former Client

  • “All matters were handled very professionally.”

    Former Client

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