ross keilen managing member of keilen law in kalamazoo, mi

Ross W. Keilen

Ross Keilen is the managing member of Keilen Law, PLC. He devotes his practice of law to businesses, estates, real estate and litigation matters. Many of the businesses Ross advises consider him as counsel to all matters which the business may face. He is licensed to practice law in, and handles cases throughout, Michigan.

Ross was born in Lansing and raised in the Kalamazoo, Michigan area. He has deep family roots in Southwest Michigan. Ross earned his B.S. degree from Michigan State University and his law degree from the Michigan State University College of Law. After passing the bar exam, he worked at a Grand Rapids law firm. Soon after, he made the decision to join his brother and to start Keilen Law, PLC.

Over the course of his career, Ross has guided his clients through some of the most difficult times of their lives. He has protected their business and families, all while maintaining a practical outlook on the impact of both cases and his representation.

In recognition of his professional and ethical conduct, Ross has received numerous honors and awards. He was named a top business attorney by Michigan Top Lawyers, included on Michigan’s “Ones to Watch List,” and included on Lawyers of Distinction.

The West Michigan Community is important to Ross. He gives presentations on estate planning, serves on the board of several non-profit organizations and serves as corporate counsel to organizations that support our community and its members.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Estate Litigation
  • Contract Law
  • Construction Law
  • Business Transactions
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Probate
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Business

Bar Admissions

  • State of Michigan 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 2015

Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, MI
    Juris Doctorate, 2013
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
    Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice, 2005

Community Involvement

  • Volunteers in Service (VIS) – Grand Rapids, MI 2015-2018
    Past President
  • Mediation Services – Holland, MI, 2016 – 2018
    Board Member
  • Hands Up Foundation – Portage, MI, 2018-present
    Board Member
  • Habitat for Humanity – Kalamazoo, MI, 2021- present
    Board Member