Jaron J. Nyhof
Of Counsel



Jaron has over 25 years of experience in the areas of business, securities, and real estate law. He specializes in for profit and nonprofit entity formation, planning, governance, purchases and sales; nonprofit securities offerings; commercial contracts, transactions, and lending; private equity investments; and real estate purchases, sales, leasing and development.

Jaron’s business includes advising his clients in general business planning and transactions, from entity formation to sale and everything in between. He also has considerable experience advising nonprofits in their corporate matters, and has a specialized expertise in the issuance of debt securities by nonprofit issuers across the country. He also advises local, regional and national financial institutions, private lenders and borrowers concerning commercial lending issues and commercial finance documentation. His real estate experience includes assisting clients in the purchase, sale, leasing and development of real estate, including like-kind exchanges. Jaron often works with family offices in many of the above areas as well as in private equity investments.


Ohio State Bar Association, 1996

State Bar of Michigan, 1998


Dordt College (B.A., 1992)

Case Western Reserve University (J.D., 1996)


Included in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for Corporate Law

Included in the 2023-2024 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® for Securities / Capital Markets Law

Included in the 2021-2024 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® for Real Estate Law

Included in the 2020-2024 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)


American Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan

Grand Rapids Bar Association

Ottawa County Bar Association

Ohio Bar Association

North Country Trail Association, Board Member (2012-Present); First Vice President (2014-2020); President (2020-Present)

Benjamin's Hope, Board Member (2014-2021)

Holland Area Chamber of Commerce (1997-Present); Leadership Holland Government Day, Chair (2001); Leadership Holland Government Day, Vice Chair (2000); Member of Leadership Holland Class of 2000

Leadership West Michigan, Member of Class of 2006

Culture Works, Board Member (2011-2014)

Greater Holland Area Young Life, Executive Committee (2008-2011)

Holland Historical Trust, Board of Trustees (2007-2010); Vice Chairman of the Board (2008-2010)

Urban Youth Ministries, Board Member (2007-2010)

Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity, Board Member (2005-2007)