Our Approach

A History of Providing Municipal Legal Services in Kalamazoo, and Throughout Michigan

The law firm of Bauckham, Sparks, Thall, Seeber & Kaufman, P.C. can trace its Kalamazoo roots back more than 100 years to founding attorneys Boudeman, Adams, and Van Horn.

While the practice of law has changed over the last century, our commitment to integrity, protecting our clients’ interests, and providing knowledgeable, client-focused legal advice has not.

Bauckham Sparks – Where Clients Come First

Since its inception, the attorneys at Bauckham Sparks and its predecessor firms have prided themselves on putting our clients’ interests first. That’s why you’ll find our rates to be fair and reasonable, our attorneys hard-working, and a careful, conservative analysis of your particular legal situation. Once you’ve made a decision on how to proceed on a legal matter, you will find Bauckham Sparks in your corner, working hard to protect your interests.

A Full-Service Municipal Services Law Firm

When it comes to municipal law, the lawyers at Bauckham Sparks have the knowledge, experience, and expertise to get the job done. Whether it's municipal tax appeals, enforcing zoning laws, or anything in-between, Bauckham Sparks has focused on providing municipal legal services to clients throughout Michigan since the 1950s.

In fact, Bauckham Sparks attorneys helped form the Michigan Township Association, which represents 1233 of the 1242 townships in Michigan, and has served as its general legal counsel since the founding of the Association in 1953.

Earning Your Trust

At Bauckham Sparks, we know that trust must be earned. That’s why we work hard to forge relationships with our clients — not just as representatives of the townships and municipalities we are privileged to represent, but as hard-working people trying to make an honest living. It’s not uncommon for a Bauckham Sparks attorney to meet a farmer in their fields at 8 p.m. or to attend a weekend Township Board meeting, if called upon. We know our clients work hard; in turn, we work hard for you.

Contact Bauckham, Sparks, Thall, Seeber & Kaufman, P.C. Today

Baukham Sparks provides full-service municipal law representation to townships throughout Michigan. Contact us today to discuss how we can help meet your township’s legal needs.