Robert Easterly is a litigation and business attorney who works out of the Lansing office. Prior to joining Foster Swift, Robert was a Youth and Family Advocate for Lansing Teen Court, a juvenile justice program that is a part of Child & Family Charities in the Capital Area. During his time there he provided direct screening, education, case management, advocacy, and referrals to adolescents and families, while also serving as the liaison to middle and high schools within the Lansing-area.
Robert has also served as the Community Outreach Coordinator for the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives at Michigan State University, as well as the Coordinator of Intercultural Leadership Initiatives and Student Development for the Office of Multicultural Student Services within the Division of Student Affairs, Equity and Diversity at Washington State University. While at the Michigan State University College of Law, Robert completed an internship with the Housing Clinic, representing clients on a number of landlord/tenant issues.
A dedicated member of his community, Robert served on the Community Coalition for Youth for nearly 5 years and has been Treasurer of the Larry Mitchell Trice Senior Outreach Center Board of Directors for the last seven years. He also currently serves as the treasurer of the Davis-Dunnings Bar Association.
Robert is originally from Toledo, Ohio and grew up in southern California and Seattle, Washington before moving to Michigan. He is a graduate of Washington State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and received his Juris Doctorate from Michigan State University College of Law.
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Michigan State University College of Law, J.D. 2016
Washington State University, B.A. 2005
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U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan