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Marlo Bruch-Barrett

Bruch Law Offices, PLLC
Contact: (269) 312-8169
Experience:
Law School: Michigan State University
Jurisdictions: Michigan
6th Circuit

OVERVIEW

About Marlo Bruch-Barrett
Ms. Bruch has extensive expertise and great success in Plaintiff Employment Law employee issues such as: non-compete agreements and severance packages, contracts, torts, constitutional claims, The Family and Medical Leave Act, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission representation; Discrimination for color, gender, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion and sexual orientation; harassment for color, national origin, race; sexual harassment including but not limited to adverse action and termination and retaliation; Michigan Department of Civil Rights representation; Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency representation and Michigan Whistleblowers’ Protection Act; questions relating to the Fair Labor Standards Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and Michigan's Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act; drafting and arguing motions, trial practice and mediation, drafting all manner of pleadings, developing case strategy, preparing witnesses and taking and defending depositions. She has great success with State of Michigan unemployment compensation cases including initial filings, Administrative Law Judge hearings, appeals, Michigan Compensation Appellate Commission appeals, circuit court appeals, drafting all manner of pleadings, and other related matters. Ms. Bruch has extensive experience in Family law issues such as divorce, custody, child support, parenting time and visitation rights, and prenuptial agreements. She also handles cases involving elder law, working to ensure the client’s legal rights to quality care including drafting power of attorney, (financial and medical), conservatorships, and guardianships are met. Ms. Bruch also has great success for Social Security Disability/Supplemental Income and understands what it takes to win benefits for a client. Her expertise includes initial applications, Administrative Law Judge hearings, appeals, and all other related matters.
Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Elder Law
  • Family Law
  • Social Security Disability/SSI
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free Consultation
    • 60 Minute Free Consulatations
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    • To the extent that I reasonably can, I will inform you what your fee will be on your first visit. I always encourage a frank, open discussion about my fees with each client.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan 
6th Circuit
Certifications
Post-baccalaureate Legal Assistant (Certificate) (Lansing Community College)
Languages
 SpokenWritten
EnglishYesYes
Professional Experience
Attorney & Counselor at Law, Bruch Law Offices, PLLC
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Ms. Bruch has extensive expertise and great success in Plaintiff Employment Law employee issues such as: non-compete agreements and severance packages, contracts, torts, constitutional claims, The Family and Medical Leave Act, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission representation; Discrimination for color, gender, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion and sexual orientation; harassment for color, national origin, race; sexual harassment including but not limited to adverse action and termination and retaliation; Michigan Department of Civil Rights representation; Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency representation and Michigan Whistleblowers’ Protection Act; questions relating to the Fair Labor Standards Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and Michigan's Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act; drafting and arguing motions, trial practice and mediation, drafting all manner of pleadings, developing case strategy, preparing witnesses and taking and defending depositions. She has great success with State of Michigan unemployment compensation cases including initial filings, Administrative Law Judge hearings, appeals, Michigan Compensation Appellate Commission appeals, circuit court appeals, drafting all manner of pleadings, and other related matters. Ms. Bruch has extensive experience in Family law issues such as divorce, custody, child support, parenting time and visitation rights, and prenuptial agreements. She also handles cases involving elder law, working to ensure the client’s legal rights to quality care including drafting power of attorney, (financial and medical), conservatorships, and guardianships are met. Ms. Bruch also has great success for Social Security Disability/Supplemental Income and understands what it takes to win benefits for a client. Her expertise includes initial applications, Administrative Law Judge hearings, appeals, and all other related matters.
Of-Counsel (Attorney & Counselor at Law), Fixel Law Offices, PLLC
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Through Fixel Law Offices PLLC, Marlo Bruch was employed as Of-Counsel. Ms Bruch gained extensive experience in Plaintiff Labor and Employment, School Law, and General Litigation. As well as experience in addressing all types of employment/academic questions, including those relating to the FMLA, FLSA, ADA, ADEA, Title VII, Rehab Act, ELCRA, and Title IX. Experience in drafting and arguing motions, trial practice, mediation, drafting all manner of pleadings, developing case strategy, preparing witnesses and taking and defending depositions. Experience with SSI/SSD cases including initial applications, ALJ hearings, appeals and all other related matters for representation. And experience with State of Michigan unemployment compensation cases including initial filings, ALJ hearings, appeals, MCAC appeals, circuit court appeals, drafting all manner of pleadings and other related matters for representation.
Client Account Coordinator, Dykema Gossett PLLC
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In Dykema Gossett PLLC, Marlo Bruch handled billing and collections for the Lansing, Grand Rapids and Chicago offices of Major Midwest Law Firm. She did research, investigation and resolving of billing and collection disputes and discrepancies. There was also compilation of monthly and quarterly data of collections, unapplied cash, retainers and contingencies for reporting purposes.
Education
Michigan State UniversityJ.D. (2007)Law
Activities: Worked as a Tax Clinician practicing law under MCR 8.120 at Michigan State University College of Law Tax Clinic.
Details: Attended Michigan State University College of Law and graduated with a Juris Doctor in May of 2007.
Awards
Rising Star Recognition, Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Member, Michigan State Bar
-Current
Member, State Bar of Michigan Character and Fitness Committee
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Member, American Bar Association
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Member, Grand Rapids Bar Association
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Member, National Employment Lawyers Association
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Member, Federal Bar Association
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Chair, Labor and Employment Group of the Grand Rapids Bar Association
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Vice-Chair, Labor and Employment Group of the Grand Rapids Bar Association
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Bruch Law Offices PLLC
229 E. Michigan Ave.
STE. 245-A
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
USA
Telephone: (269) 312-8169
Cell: (269) 924-9450
Fax: (269) 743-1181