Ronald A. Bultje

Ron’s practice is concentrated in the areas of local units of government and labor relations. Ron represents numerous municipalities throughout the western half of Michigan’s lower peninsula. He has extensive experience in advising legislative bodies, planning commissions, and zoning boards of appeal. In representing local units of government, Ron provides a full array of services, including advice on contracts, intergovernmental relations, land transfers, governmental powers and authority, land use and zoning, utilities, and millage matters. In the area of labor relations, Ron represents both private and public sector employers. He has extensive experience in collective bargaining negotiations, grievance and interest arbitrations, unfair labor practice hearings, wage-hour matters, discrimination and harassment matters, discharge and discipline matters, and unemployment matters. Ron has received from Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest AV Preeminent peer review rating.

Ron was recently named the Best Lawyers® 2014 Grand Rapids Municipal Law “Lawyer of the Year.” (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Ron Bultje
Ronald A. Bultje
Phone: 616.842.3030
Fax: 616.846.6621
eMail: rbultje@scholtenfant.com
Legal Assistant: Susan Collins
Memberships:
  • American Bar Association and its Law Practice Management, State/Government and Labor and Employment Sections
  • State Bar of Michigan and its Labor and Employment, Law Practice Management and Public Corporation Law Sections
  • Ottawa County Bar Association

Education:
  • Calvin College, (Bachelor of Arts, 1976)
  • University of Michigan, (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1978)

Professional Memberships and Activities:
  • Labor, Public Section
  • Law Firm Management Section

Community Involvement and Activities:
Publications and Presentations:
  • Annual presenter at Ottawa County Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals Training
  • Conducted several sexual-harassment training sessions