Steven J. Tjapkes is an attorney with the Business & Tax practice group of Foster Swift. Steven practices from the firm's Grand Rapids office with a focus on counseling agri-businesses and family farms in organization, succession planning and transactional matters. In addition to his practice, Steven lectures on estate administration and buying and selling small businesses.
Previously a veterinarian in private practice, Steven received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M) degree from Michigan State University in 1991. In 1999, he graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School with his Juris Doctor (J.D.).
Steven is a member of the Grand Rapids Bar Association and the State Bar of Michigan.
Memberships & Affiliations
- Michigan Corn Growers Association
- Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee
News & Events
- Tjapkes Joins Grand Rapids Office of Foster Swift, January 26, 2021
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1999, cum laude
Michigan State University, D.V.M., 1991
Calvin College, B.A., 1985
Bar and Court Admissions
Grand Rapids Bar Association