Criminal Defense | Attorney | Lawyer | DUI | Berrien County | Southwestern Michigan | St Joseph | Divorce
Andrew Burch was born and raised in Traverse City, Michigan. In 1967, Andrew returned from serving in Vietnam with the United States Navy and entered into Ferris State College where he graduated with an undergraduate degree in 1970. In 1970, Andrew was admitted to the University Of Detroit School Of Law. Upon graduation from law school in 1973, Andrew began his career in the legal department of Manufacturer's National Bank in Detroit, Michigan.
 
In 1975 Andrew started his private practice as a trial and family law attorney in Berrien County. While working as an attorney, Andrew has handled numerous high-profile criminal cases, including; Brown School Road murders, Vineland Market murder, Angela Fisher murder, and the Marvin Fiedler police shooting. Andrew has successfully represented numerous family matters- ranging from simple cases to complex proceedings. Through numerous partners, Andrew Burch and Jack Banyon have continued to work together as both partners and friends for 21 years. Andrew Burch has also been there for his community. He served as president of the Berrien County Legal Aid in the 1980s, and is a life member of the VFW 1137 in Benton Harbor. He was president of the Berrien County Bar Association from 2007-2008.
 
Andrew Burch primarily concentrates his practice in the field of family and criminal law. He will work hard to maintain your rights from the initial arraignment through trial. Andres's experience is respected in his ability to resolve cases as an attorney. With over 33 years of experience as an attorney in Southwestern Michigan, Andrew Burch is competent to handle complex cases. He looks forward to referrals in all areas of family and criminal law.




 
Criminal Defense | Attorney | Lawyer | DUI | Berrien County | Southwestern Michigan | St Joseph | Family Law
Jack Banyon was born and raised in Berrien County, Michigan. In 1967, Jack graduated from St. John's Catholic High School. In 1971, he graduated with Honors from Michigan State University with a degree in Marketing. In 1973, Jack was admitted to the University Of Detroit School Of Law. While at the University of Detroit, Jack was an editor on the Journal of Urban Law. Upon graduation from law school, Jack returned to Berrien County, Michigan to care for his family and contribute to the community where he was raised. Jack Banyon worked as a law clerk for the four Circuit Judges of the 2nd Judicial Circuit Court from 1977-1978. From 1978 until October 1979, Jack was in private practice primarily handling criminal matters with the firm of Bleich, Peterson & Jancha in St. Joseph, Michigan.
 
In 1979 Jack took a position at the Berrien County Prosecutor's Office, where he successfully worked for eight years-culminating in his appointment as Chief Trial Attorney. While working as a prosecutor, Jack handled numerous high-profile criminal cases, including murders, rapes and armed robberies. In 1986 he obtained a murder conviction in the Butch Davis case without a body. At the time, this was the first murder conviction in Berrien County with a body and only the third in the State of Michigan.
 
In 1987, Jack Banyon ended his public service with the Berrien County Prosecutor's Office to pursue a private practice in criminal defense law. Jack joined the law firm of Burch & Dettman, where he has worked for 21 years. Through numerous partners, Jack Banyon and Andrew Burch have continued to work together as both partners and friends for 21 years. Jack Banyon is highly regarded in the community as a criminal defense attorney. Jack has successfully defended numerous criminal matters-ranging from simple misdemeanors to complex felonies. Jack Banyon primarily concentrates his practice in the field of criminal law. He will work hard to maintain your innocence from the initial arraignment through trial. Jack's experience at the Prosecutor's Office is invaluable to his ability to resolve cases as a defense attorney.
 
With over 30 years of experience as an attorney in Southwestern Michigan, Jack Banyon is highly competent to handle even the most complex of criminal cases. He looks forward to referrals in all areas of criminal law, including DUIs, drug charges, traffic tickets, misdemeanors and felonies.




 
Criminal Defense | Attorney | Lawyer | DUI | Berrien County | Southwestern Michigan | St Joseph | Bankruptcy
Kevin Banyon was born and raised in Berrien County, Michigan. After graduating from St. Joseph High School in 1996, Kevin pursued a degree in Political Science Pre-law at Michigan State University, where he graduated in 2000. Kevin proceeded to DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, Illinois where he graduated in 2003. While at DePaul, Kevin was an editor on the DePaul Business Law Journal, and clerked for several prestigious personal injury law firms.
 
Upon graduation from law school, Kevin obtained a law license in the State of Illinois, and practiced law in the City of Chicago—specializing in insurance defense and civil litigation. In 2004, Mr. Banyon obtained a law license in the State of Indiana. In 2007, Kevin obtained his law license in the State of Michigan. Additionally, Kevin is licensed to practice before the Illinois Federal Court and Michigan Federal Court. After obtaining his Michigan bar license, Kevin returned to Southwest Michigan to work with his father, Jack Banyon, at the law offices of BURCH & BANYON.
 
Kevin Banyon concentrates in the areas of criminal law, with a specialty in DUI and drug offenses. Additionally, Kevin has focused his family law practice on “Dad’s Rights” issues in order to give fathers the time with their children and decision making ability that they are entitled to under the law and what is in their children’s best interests. Kevin is a trial lawyer and is determined to fight for your rights until justice is served in both the criminal and civil courts.


 
 
 
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Benton Harbor, MI 49022
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