• Vince practices general litigation, and assists families in the areas of criminal, juvenile, divorce, guardianship, and adoption law. Vince is also a real estate litigator with significant experience in land-use issues unique to Holland and other West Michigan lakeshore communities. Vince’s real estate work has included successfully litigating boundary line disagreements, riparian disputes, partition actions, zoning challenges, and MDEQ regulatory enforcements. He is also an accomplished criminal attorney.

    “We are privileged to live and work in the greater Holland, Michigan area which has so much to offer—and to protect,” Vince said. “Knowing that every day I can go to work and help fellow community members find responsible solutions to life’s curve balls is one of the things I value most about living and practicing law in the Holland community.”

    Education

    • Juris Doctor degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University (magna cum laude)
    • Bachelor of Arts degree from Wittenberg University
  • Professional Associations and Memberships

    • Ottawa County Bar Association
    • Allegan County Bar Association
    • State Bar of Michigan
    • Admitted to practice law in state and federal courts in Michigan and Ohio
    • Deputy City Attorney for the City of Holland, 2002 to present
    • Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys

    Publications

    • “Riparian Rights and Ownership in Michigan,” The Title Examiner, a Quarterly Publication of the Michigan Land Title Association, Winter 2011
  • Volunteer Associations and Memberships

    • Camp Sunshine, past trustee (www.campsunshine.info)
    • O.A.R. Inc., board member (www.oar-inc.org)
    • Chairman, Peace Lutheran Church Endowment Committee
    • Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce
    • Leadership Holland
    • West Michigan Officials Association

    Hobbies and Community Activities

    • West Ottawa Public Schools Athletic Task Force
    • Youth athletics coach
    • MHSAA high school football official