1971, All Michigan Courts and U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan.
1992, Admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court.
J.D. 1971, University of Michigan Law School. Graduated Cum Laude (in the top 15% of the class).
M.A. 1967, Oregon State University; General Studies.
B.A. 1962, Western Michigan University; Major - History; Minors - Political Science and Psychology.
Michigan Bar Association, Grand Rapids Bar Association.
1956-1958; stationed in Heidelber, Germany.
Engaged in the general practice of law from 1971-1985 including criminal defense, juvenile law, divorce and child custody, contract law, wills and probate, commercial litigation, general civil litigation, and extensive personal injury litigation including plaintiff and some defense.
Since 1985, practice has specialized in plaintiff serious personal injury cases including car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, Michigan no-fault claims, farm injuries, construction injuries, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and wrongful death claims.
Dale has experience with many trials and settlements. His recoveries for individual clients include:
$2,186,627 (Present value of payments totaling more than $3,140,000)
$1,450,000 (Present value of payments totaling more than $3,000.000)
$1,100.000 (Present value of payments totaling more than $4,000.000)
$625,000 (Present value of payments totaling more than $1,800.000)
$550,000 (Present value of payments totaling more than $2,000,000)
And hundreds of other recoveries.
During his 42 years of practice, Dale Sprik has helped over 9,000 clients.
1962-1969; Taught junior and senior high school for six years before attending law school. He taught mostly history, government and economics.
Dale, and his wife, Ginger, own and operate a 200 acre farm raising mostly apples, hay and sheep. They raised buffalo from 1991 through 2016. They grew up on farms near Coopersville, Michigan, and have farmed on their own farm since 1972.
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