David A. Kallman
David A. Kallman is a Lansing attorney and he started his general practice law firm in November of 1982. He has had a successful litigation practice in many areas, including: homeschooling, education law, family law, criminal law, church/state and constitutional law, and administrative law. He has handled cases at every level of the Michigan Court System from District Court to the Supreme Court. He has also handled litigation in Federal District Court and appeals in the United States Court of Appeals.
David graduated from Williamston High School in 1974. He received his Associate of Arts Degree from Schoolcraft Community College in Livonia, Michigan, in 1976 and his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management from Northwood University in 1979. He was a forward on scholarship on the basketball teams for both schools. He then obtained his Juris Doctor Degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan in 1982.
In 2008, he was appointed unanimously by the Michigan Supreme Court to serve a three year term as a commissioner for the State Bar of Michigan. He was also an adjunct law professor for five years at Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan, teaching sports law. He is currently an adjunct law professor at Baker College, at the Jackson, Michigan campus, teaching torts and business law classes. He is also actively involved in his church and served for many years as president of the board of a local adoption agency.
David and his wife, Beth, a Registered Nurse, were married in 1983 and have two children, Stephen and Rachel.
Clients receive his personal attention and expertise in handling their legal concerns. His success and experience in winning cases at every level benefits every client he represents. He works tirelessly on their behalf to achieve the best results for his clients.
He has been the primary attorney utilized by the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) to represent their members in Michigan. He has handled hundreds of home school cases and was the trial attorney in the DeJonge case, which resulted in a Michigan Supreme Court decision in favor of home educators teaching their children without excessive government regulation. As a testament to his belief in home education, he and his wife homeschooled their two children through high school graduation.