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 Norman C. Witte

Norman C. Witte established his solo practice of law in Lansing, Michigan in 1995. His primary areas of practice are bankruptcy,  commercial litigation and landlord/tenant.  Mr. Witte is also qualified to mediate cases in state and bankruptcy court, and frequently serves in that capacity.

Mr. Witte graduated in 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from James Madison College at Michigan State University.  Mr. Witte graduated cum laude from Wayne State University Law School in 1987.

Mr. Witte is a member and past chair of the Western District of Michigan Federal Bar Association Bankruptcy Section and is currently co-chair of the Ingham County Bar Association Bankruptcy Section.  He is a Master of the Bar in the Michigan State University College of Law Chapter of the American Inns of Court.

Mr. Witte formerly clerked for Hon. Jo Ann C. Stevenson, United States Bankruptcy Judge, Western District of Michigan.  Prior to his clerkship with Judge Stevenson, Mr. Witte was an associate with Loomis, Ewert, Parsley, Davis & Gotting, PC.

Mr. Witte's curriculum vitae is available in PDF format by clicking here.

Direct dial:  (517) 913-5104; e-mail Mr. Witte



Joy L. Witte

Joy L. Witte practices in the areas of general litigation and landlord/tenant relations.  Mrs. Witte graduated from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts in English in 1981.  She obtained her law degree from Wayne State University in 1985.

Mrs. Witte formerly served as a Worker's Compensation Appellate Commissioner for the State of Michigan.   She held this gubernatorial appointment from 1993 to 2003.  Prior to her service on the Appellate Commission, she practiced at the firms of Plunkett Cooney, PC and Rhoades McKee, PC.  She currently serves as president of the Board of Hidden Treasures Thrift Store.

Direct dial:  (517) 230-8742; e-mail Mrs. Witte







  Of Counsel

Gary L. Field

Gary L. Field practices in the area of telecommunications regulatory law, representing numerous competitive local exchange carriers in the Michigan Public Service Commission and in state and federal courts and is also an accomplished appellate attorney.  Mr. Field obtained his Baccalaureate of Arts from Andrews University in 1974, graduating with Academic Distinction and High Honors.  He attended the University of Illinois College of Law, graduating magna cum laude in 1984; he also earned the distinction of the Order of the Coif.

Mr. Field formerly clerked for Chief Judge Robert J. Danhof, Michigan Court of Appeals.  Mr. Field is the principal of Field Law Group, PLLC.  Field Law Group and the Witte Law Offices work cooperatively on many matters.  Mr. Field has served as a member of the State Bar Committee on Appellate Court Administration as well as the Executive Council of Appellate Practice Section of the State Bar.  Mr. Field is a co-founder of the Appellate Practice Section of the Michigan State Bar.

To learn more about the Field Law Group, please visit www.fieldlawgroup.com.

Direct dial:  (517) 913-5100; e-mail Mr. Field





Michele M. Allswede

Administrative Assistant

Ms. Allswede handles all administrative and scheduling matters for the firm.  Please feel free to contact her directly to schedule an appointment.

Direct dial:  (517) 913-5106; e-mail Ms. Allswede