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Attorney Profile



For over three decades, Stephen DeHaan has dedicated his legal career to assisting personal injury victims throughout West Michigan.


Mr. DeHaan was born in Grand Rapids and is a lifelong resident of West Michigan. He graduated from Calvin College with a Bachelors of Science degree. Steve took many biology courses such as anatomy and physiology. He then went to the University of Wisconsin where he obtained a Masters degree in physiology. Steve did extensive research in cardiovascular physiology and he authored several research papers that were published in scientific journals.

Mr. DeHaan then attended law school at Valparaiso University School of Law in Indiana. He graduated with honors in 1983. Steve became a member of the State Bar of Michigan that same year.


Mr. DeHaan has specialized in personal injury cases from 1983 to the present. He is not afraid to take a case to a jury. Steve has obtained jury awards for his clients in Kent, Ottawa, Clinton, Berrien and Newaygo Counties.


Stephen DeHaan is recognized as an outstanding Grand Rapids auto accident lawyer.  He has a great deal of experience with Michigan auto accident case law.  One of the key issues in an auto accident case is the nature and extent of the injured person’s injuries. This is a medical question. Mr. DeHaan’s extensive education and experience in anatomy and physiology allows him to clearly understand the injuries and provides him with the ability to describe those injuries to an insurance adjuster or to a jury in easy to understand terms.

Mr. DeHaan, when not working, enjoys spending time with his family, mountain biking, backpacking, and doing volunteer work. He is a Big Brother. Steve takes high school students from Grand Rapids to Honduras every other year where they build stoves, construct latrines, and dig water wells for rural Honduran communities.

Put Mr. DeHaan’s education and experience to work for you. He will protect your rights.

Stephen DeHaan Attorney at Law
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