Attorney Profile

Attorney Steven R. Simkins was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and has quickly become one of West Michigan’s most respected and trusted attorneys.  Licensed by the State Bar of Michigan in 2003, Mr. Simkins specializes in the areas of criminal defense, driver license restoration, family law, civil litigation, personal injury, and criminal and civil appeals.

Mr Simkins received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University in 1995, majoring in Criminal Justice.  After graduating from Michigan State, Mr. Simkins spent several years counseling and mentoring abused and delinquent children at St. John’s Home in Grand Rapids.  He then attended Wayne State University Law School where he earned his Juris Doctor.  While at Wayne State, Mr. Simkins honed his brief writing and oral advocacy skills in the Moot Court Program and gained invaluable practical experience through internships with the Free Legal Aid Clinic and Wayne County Prosecutor’s office.

Mr. Simkins has appeared in both state and federal court for clients all over the state of Michigan, including Allegan, Barry, Cass, Gladwin, Ionia, Ingham, Kalamazoo, Kent, Macomb, Manistee, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oakland, Ottawa, Saginaw, and Wayne counties.  Mr. Simkins lives in Kent County where he enjoys a multitude of outdoor activities and spending time with his family.