Richard C. Lindsey Jr.

Richard C. Lindsey Jr.

Location:
Jackson, Michigan
Phone:
517-917-0946
877-893-0898 (Toll free)
Fax:
517-787-8571
Email:

Accomplished General Counsel with 25 years experience in representing clients in state and federal court. 8 years as Calhoun County Corporation Counsel guiding elected/appointed officials and boards. Skilled in legislative affairs, public relations, and community affairs with a proven record of leading local and state collaborative efforts. Comfortable in a fast paced, high visibility role.

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS:

  • Negotiated all agreements for $2m expansion of Calhoun County Trailway
  • Represented Calhoun County Consolidated Dispatch Authority (9-1-1) and negotiated and prepared all agreements for county-wide dispatch system
  • Negotiated all agreements for the Marshall Regional Law Enforcement Center
  • Advocated for change in state law to allow Calhoun County to dissolve its road commission and prepared all documents for dissolution by county
  • President of the Marshall School Board annexation and worked tirelessly in high-profile role to bring the two communities together
  • Obtained funding for and negotiated all aspects of seven day a week express care clinic in underserved Albion community
  • Vision and Hearing Clinic - worked with Battle Creek Community Foundation and other Partners to bring vision and hearing services to Albion
  • Developed relationships and agreements for Albion/Senior Care Partners, P.A.C.E. PACE Center project
  • Led fundraising for Albion Marshall Connector and served on county-wide transit study steering committee
  • Developed site, funding and agreements to develop Heritage Commons Senior Enrichment Center in Marshall serving Marshall area seniors with a variety of programs

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1994

Education

  • George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - May, 1994
    • Honors: With Honors
  • Albion College, Albion, Michigan
    • B.A. - May, 1991
    • Major: History

Past Employment Positions

  • Executive Director of Legal and Community Affairs, Oaklawn Hospital, April 2016 to August 2019:
  • Corporation Counsel, Calhoun County, March 2009 to April 2016
  • Shareholder, Marcoux, Allen, Schomer, Bower, Nichols & Lindsey, P.C.. Jackson, Michigan, May 1994 - March 2009

Pro Bono Activities

  • Governor Snyder appointee on Indigent Defense Commission
  • Marshall School Board Member; board president during Albion annexation
  • Vice-Chair of Summit Pointe Board (County Mental Health Authority)
  • Member since 2016 of Calhoun County Senior Millage Allocation Committee
  • Cronin Foundation Board member
  • Marshall Area Economic Development Alliance board member and past chair
  • Oaklawn representative on Albion Health Care Alliance Board
  • Chair of The Coordinating Council
  • Secretary of Marshall Township Planning Commission
  • Chair Northeast Marshall Neighborhood Improvement Authority
  • Past President Jackson County Bar Association
  • Former Board Chair Potential Development Homes, Jackson