Aardema Whitelaw, PLLC

Firm Overview

Western Michigan Malpractice and Insurance Defense Lawyers

When you require a vigorous defense against any kind of lawsuit, contact the experienced attorneys at the Grand Rapids law firm of Aardema Whitelaw, PLLC. We provide cost-efficient, top-quality legal counsel to doctors, licensed healthcare professionals, and insurers throughout Michigan.

Aardema Whitelaw, PLLC.

Our practice is intentionally small, with just a handful of the most gifted attorneys. Nevertheless, in our short history we have become one of the most sought-after law firms in Michigan among doctors and insurance companies.

Our lawyers have decades of legal experience. Attorney Bob Aardema is a member of the well-regarded INNS of Court, while attorney Brian Whitelaw is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Both of the firm's partners are AV-rated under Martindale Hubbell's Peer Review Rating™ process*.

We have a reputation for winning cases other attorneys would think impossible. Our medical malpractice lawyers have a successful trial victory record.

Our practice can provide this level of defense in a cost-effective manner because of our small size. We have less bureaucracy and fewer attorneys to pay. We do not believe in wasting clients' money. We will advise you quickly if your lawsuit should be settled, but we take many cases to trial, even where negligence must be conceded, where there is a sound defense on causation or damages.

We are small and agile, and can adapt quickly to any requirement an insurance company may have.

Our law firm can handle a wide range of insurance defense cases and do work for a huge number of insurers throughout the state of Michigan. We can work on the following kinds of cases:

If you are a doctor, licensed healthcare professional, corporation, business or an insurance carrier facing any of these issues, contact the Michigan law firm of Aardema Whitelaw, PLLC today.


*CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards. The rating of AV is very high to preeminent legal ability and very high general ethical standards.

From our office in Grand Rapids, Michigan, we provide high quality legal counsel to people throughout the Lower Peninsula, Upper Peninsula and Western Michigan, including the cities of Grand Rapids, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Cheboygan, St. Joseph, Detroit, Battle Creek, Flint, Manistee, Jackson, Muskegon, Allegan, Petoskey, Ludington, Mt. Pleasant, Big Rapids, Traverse City, Gladwin, Midland, Alma, Alpena, and Bay City.