Frederick W. Bleakley

Frederick W. Bleakley (Grand Rapids, Michigan)

Frederick W. Bleakley

Attorney in Grand Rapids, MI
The founder of Bleakley Law Offices, Frederick W. Bleakley grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where his father represented insurance companies in workers' compensation cases. Fred saw first-hand how these companies operated, saving money at the expense of injured workers and their families. When Fred became an attorney in 1986, he broke with family tradition. He formed this law firm to stand up for the rights of injured and disabled people in Muskegon and throughout Michigan, as well as to offer aggressive, results-oriented representation in cases involving personal injury, auto accidents, Social Security disability benefits, workers' compensation, and other legal matters.

Presentations: Numerous speaking engagements at various union and client meetings regarding workers' compensation, unemployment, employment/discrimination law, and social security; Called to testify as an expert witness before the House and Senate Committees regarding Workers' Compensation Bill (HB 6640); Chairman of State Bar of Michigan-Workers' Compensation Section-Winter Seminar (2004-2012).

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Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Social Security Disability
  • Workers Compensation
Ratings

Overall Client Rating

in Social Security
 
4.8 out of 5.0
Communication Ability
4.0
Responsiveness
5.0
Quality of Service
5.0
Value for Money
5.0
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  • Recommended by 1 Client(s)
  • Last reviewed on 07/29/12
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4.4 out of 5.0
  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Member
Admission Details
Admitted in 1986, Michigan
1987, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
1989, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Additional Payment Information
Free Initial Consultation
Law School Attended
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Class of 1985
J.D.
University Attended
Kalamazoo College
Class of 1982
B.A.
Political Science
Associations & Memberships
State Bar of Michigan (Member, Sections on: Workers' Compensation; Social Security; Personal Injury; Attorney Discipline Board-Hearing Panelist, 2005-Present); American Bar Association; Michigan Association for Justice; American Association for Justice (Member, Social Security Section , 1986-Present); National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives (NOSSCR); Workers' Compensation Adjunct Appeal Board; National Football League Players Association-Workers' Compensation Panel (Player Representative, 2006-Present). Fellows: National College of Workers Compensation.

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Bleakley Law Offices, P.C.
250 Monroe Avenue NW, Suite 400,
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
U.S.A.
Phone
231-722-3733
Fax
231-728-3733
Office Information
Office Information
Frederick W. Bleakley
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Bleakley Law Offices, P.C.
250 Monroe Avenue NW, Suite 400,
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Bleakley Law Offices, P.C. (Grand Rapids, Michigan)