Jeffrey J. Noorman
1102 Cass St./P.O. Box 68, Traverse City, MI 49685 Office:  (231) 946-7020; Mobile:  (231) 632-9853; Fax:  (231) 946-7023 e-mail: Website:
Juris Doctor - Michigan State University - May, 1997
Bachelor of Arts - Hope College, Holland, Michigan - May, 1991 President, Chi Phi Sigma - The Arcadian Fraternity, 1990-1991 International Studies – The Vienna Summer School, Vienna, Austria - 1990
Admitted to practice law in the Michigan State Courts and the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan in November, 1997; the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in February, 1998; and, the United States Court of Federal Claims in March, 2012
Martindale-Hubbell rating – BV Distinguished
40-Hour General Civil Mediator Training, Conflict Resolution Services, Inc. – June, 2009
40-Hour Domestic Relations Mediator Training and Domestic Violence Screening Protocol Training – June, 2010
Leadership Grand Traverse – 2003
Masters in Trial – 2002
Hillman Advocacy Program, Advanced Session – 2004
Member in good standing of the Michigan and Grand Traverse / Antrim / Leelanau County Bar Associations
Attorney and Mediator, domestic relations, civil litigation, and other general practice:
Jeffrey J. Noorman, PLLC – October, 2011 to Present
Walton, Smith, Phillips & Dixon, PC – May, 2005 to October, 2011
Attorney, Insurance Defense Litigation:
Smith, Haughey, Rice & Roegge, Traverse City, Michigan - February, 2002 to May, 2005
Cummings, McClorey, Davis & Acho, PLC, Traverse City, Michigan - October, 2000 to February, 2002
Crowley Noorman, PC, Traverse City, Michigan (previously known as Sullivan    & Crowley, P.C.) - January, 1998 to October, 2000
Law Clerk:  
 Dise & Associates, PC, Detroit, Michigan - June, 1995 to May, 1997
Credit Departments:
FMB - First Michigan Bank, Holland, Michigan - March, 1993 to July, 1994
General Motors Acceptance Corporation, Grand Rapids, Michigan - September, 1991 to March, 1993
Laborer/Heavy Machine Operator:  
Noorman Excavating, Co, Grandville, Michigan - Summers, 1985 to 1991
"IF IT'S NOT ON FOX, It Could Be in a Courtroom Near You…", Michigan Defense Quarterly, Volume 16, No. 2; McCormick v Go Forward Operating Ltd. Partnership, d/b/a Shanty Creek, 235 Mich App 551, 599 NW2d 513 (1999); MacDonald v Village of Northport, Mich, 164 F3d 964 (6th Cir 1999); Searches of Students, Lockers and Automobiles, Crisis Intervention Series, Educational Risk, Inc., distributed by LRP Publications, Horsham, PA, 1996.
Born 1/30/1969 in Grand Rapids, Michigan; daughter (Grace, 17 years), son (Luke, 14 years); we reside in Leelanau County, Michigan; member of the Leland Community United Methodist Church where I serve as the middle and high school Sunday school teacher, youth leader, and member of the Faith Development Committee; regular volunteer at Third Level Crisis Center, Traverse City, Michigan; past Board President of and volunteer to Conflict Resolution Center, Traverse City, Michigan;   I enjoy biking, camping, golf, fishing, downhill skiing, and supporting Michigan-based professional and NCAA sports teams in my free time.