David M. Revore is a partner at Bauckham, Sparks, Thall, Seeber & Kaufman, P.C. David received his Juris Doctor from Michigan State University-College of Law where he earned academic honors in Law Practice Management and recognition in Labor Arbitration. David graduated from Western Michigan University (B.A.) in 1992.
David lives in the Marshall area with his wife and dog Maggie. He is a member of the Marshall Zoning Board of Appeals and past member of the Marshall City Council and Planning Commission.
David represents and serves as general counsel to many municipal corporations, including Michigan townships, villages and cities. He has represented clients in tax tribunal matters, district and circuit courts, the Michigan Court of Appeals and federal courts. David’s practice areas include municipal and local government law: labor, employment and human resources, Michigan Tax Tribunal, zoning, ordinance and traffic enforcement actions, and civil state and federal court litigation.
David is admitted to practice in Michigan and various federal district courts. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan (Public Corporations, Administrative & Regulatory, Labor & Employment Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Marijuana sections), Federal Bar Association, Ingham County and Kalamazoo County Bar Associations, and American Bar Association. He frequently presents on public labor, employment and human resource law, Open Meetings Act, Freedom of Information Act, medical marihuana, tax tribunal appeals, and zoning and law enforcement matters.
Before joining Bauckham Sparks, David was a shareholder of the Thrun Law Firm, P.C. He also served as a police officer, deputy sheriff, and sergeant. He has earned the distinction of Michigan State FOP Peace Officer of the Year, the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police Medal of Honor, the Medal for Bravery, and the Sheriff’s Award for Excellence. In addition, he received recognition from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the DEA. David is a past-president of the Kalamazoo Area Fraternal Order of Police.
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