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Nicholas Dondzila

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Grand Rapids, MI

Kuiper Kraemer PC
180 Monroe Avenue NW, Suite 400
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: 616-454-3700
Fax: 616-454-0441
Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022
Licensed in Michigan Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Business Litigation, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Real Estate: Business, Estate & Trust Litigation
Attorney Profile

From the law firm of Kuiper Kraemer PC, attorney Nick Dondzila litigates on behalf of businesses and individuals in Grand Rapids and the surrounding metro region in Michigan in matters involving:

  • Civil law
  • Commercial law
  • Criminal law
  • Personal injury 
  • Trusts
  • Real estate law
  • Business law
  • Health care 
  • Criminal defense

A hardworking, dedicated and ethical attorney, Mr. Dondzila is adept at guiding his business clients in efficiently operating their businesses in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations while protecting their business interests and bottom line. He helps injury victims navigate the maze of paperwork and insurance company fine prints using his experience as an insurance defender. With exceptional resolve and determination, he represents clients facing criminal charges in federal and state courts.

Mr. Dondzila completed his B.A. with a major in finance and economics at the Grand Valley State University and graduated his Juris Doctor cum laude at Detroit Mercy Law. He was part of the Moot Court Board of Advocates during law school. He has served as the president of The Federalist Society’s West Michigan Chapter.

Licensed to practice in Illinois and Michigan, Mr. Dondzila is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. He is closely associated with the State Bar of Michigan, the Grand Rapids Bar Association. 

Mr. Dondzila has a “Good” Avvo rating. He has served in key positions in the United States Department of Justice and the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan. He also volunteers his time to the Michigan Board of Debt Collection Practices and the School Board of St. Robert Catholic High School.

Practice Areas
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20%Business Litigation
  • 20%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Real Estate: Business
  • 10%Estate & Trust Litigation
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Condominiums & Cooperatives, Will Contests


3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022

About Nicholas Dondzila

First Admitted: 2009, Illinois

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2019  
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 2011
  • Michigan, 2010
  • Illinois, 2009
  • State Bar of Michigan Representative Assembly 
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Michigan Board of Debt Collection Practices
  • School Board for Saint Robert Catholic School 
  • West Michigan Federalist Society

Educational Background

  • Grand Valley State University, B.A., Major: Finance and Economics, 2006
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Office Location for Nicholas Dondzila

180 Monroe Avenue NW
Suite 400
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Phone: 616-454-3700

Fax: 616-454-0441

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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