Colip, John R.

Profile & Practice Areas

John R. Colip has practiced family law, business organization, estate planning and real estate in Buchanan since 1980. With his recent move to Kotz Sangster’s office in Niles, he offers his experience and an even wider range of legal services throughout Southwest Michigan and the Grand Rapids area.

Practice Areas

Honors & Awards

  • United States Air Force, Judge Advocate Generals Office, Captain

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • American Bar Association
  • Berrien County Bar Association, former Treasurer
  • Berrien Association of Mediators
  • Southwestern Michigan Estate Planning Council, former President

Community Involvement

  • Buchanan Lions Club, former President
  • Lakeland Health Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Buchanan Community Schools, Board of Education, Trustee, 1994-2010
  • Miss Buchanan Pageant, Master of Ceremonies, 30+ Years