Grand Rapids Attorneys & Counselors


44 Grandville Avenue SW, Suite 200 Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

Jason S. Schnelker

Martindale Hubble

Jason S. Schnelker

Education & Honors

  • Indiana University, B.A.J. in Journalism, with distinction (1994)
  • Indiana University School of Law at Bloomington, J.D., (1997)
  • Member, National Moot Court Team
  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2009, 2010, 2011, & 2012 Michigan Rising Stars listing in Super Lawyers magazine in the field of Business-Corporate law.

Practice Concentrations

Jason has extensive experience in general corporate, finance and real estate matters that are of benefit to most businesses.  He has represented, and continues to represent, real estate developers, manufacturing companies and other growing business with a variety of corporate, operational, employment and other matters with particular expertise in real estate and inventory financing as well as real estate acquisition, development and sale transactions. 

He also has extensive experience as borrower’s counsel on workout and restructuring transactions involving financial institutions throughout the United States.

Professional & Community Activities

Former member of the Character and Fitness Committee for the State Bar of Michigan and former member of the State Bar of Michigan Representative Assembly. 

Author and lecturer, Commercial Lending in Michigan (National Business Institute, 2002). 

Past President of Rockford, Michigan chapter of Business Network International. 

Past Member of the Board of Directors for the Builders Exchange of Grand Rapids and Western Michigan. 

Past Member of the Commission on Church Order of the Reformed Church of America.

Member of the Board of Benefit Services of the Reformed Church of America

Member of the Board of Directors of the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum 

Mr. Schnelker is also a co-founder of the Santa Brings a Law Suit© program in Grand Rapids. The program provides business suits to job placement and training organizations focused on providing job skills and opportunities to the displaced or less fortunate members of the community. 


Jason lives in Cascade with his wife Windy and his daughters, Alexis and Auburn.

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