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Kevin has years of experience in litigating commercial disputes involving contracts, construction claims, commercial leases, business torts, real estate and employment related claims. Mr. Even has handled lawsuits in a number of states and is admitted to practice in all Michigan Courts. He has successfully litigated cases in the Michigan Court of Appeals, Michigan Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Kevin has handled numerous disputes relating to boundaries and adverse possession of real property and has litigated disputes relating to easements that routinely arise in commercial developments. His practice also includes claims related to condominium developments and their governance. He has also successfully resolved claims involving riparian rights and waterfront development.

Kevin has substantial experience in handling business torts including claims relating to trade defamation, unlawful competition and fraud claims raised during the course of commercial litigation.

Kevin’s clients include business owners, property owners, investors, developers, landlords, manufacturers, builders, individuals and governmental entities.

Kevin and his wife, Annette, live in Fruitland Township north of Muskegon. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his two young grandchildren, biking, golfing and hunting.


Experience

Successfully handled appellate cases in the Michigan Court of Appeals, Michigan Supreme Court, United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Previous Experience

October 17, 2017

Former Muskegon County Assistance Prosecutor, 1985-1987

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • American Bar Association
  • Muskegon County Bar Association, Past Chairman Bench Bar Committee
  • Member Federalist Society - West Michigan Lawyers Chapter
  • Member Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce
  • Member Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee
  • Member Defense Trial Lawyers
  • Committee Member – Ride United, United Way of the Lakeshore
  • Board Member – West Michigan Symphony
  • Past President White Lake Rotary
  • Past President West Michigan Youth Symphony
  • Past Area Chairman Ducks Unlimited

Education

  • Eastern Michigan University, (B.B.A., 1974)
  • United States Air Force Officers Candidate School (Valedictorian, 1980)  
  • Michigan State University School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, Valedictorian 1985)

Admitted

  • Michigan, State and Federal Courts, 1985

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