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Donald Roberts

Legal Aid of Western Michigan
Managing Attorney
Kalamazoo, MI
Donald Roberts is a graduate of Western Michigan University and the Detroit College of Law (Michigan State University College of Law) with over thirty years of experience as a community lawyer. Mr. Roberts"™ practice concentrates on poverty law with an emphasis on litigation in state and federal courts.

Currently he is the Managing Attorney of the Kalamazoo office of Legal Aid of Western Michigan. During his tenure in Kalamazoo, he has overseen the transition to a centralized intake system, initiated an annual training event on legal issues for lay service providers, and collaborated with community and government agencies in the development of the first in the nation Eviction Diversion program. He is most proud of the part Legal Aid of Western Michigan plays in preventing families from becoming homeless and protecting survivors of domestic violence.