Attorneys of Baumstark & Vincent, PLLC
Biography of Eric Baumstark
Eric C. Baumstark is a partner and one of the original founders of Baumstark & Vincent, PLLC. His college degree is from Michigan State University, where he completed his studies with high honors, and was on the Dean's List from 1984 - 1987. In 1991, Mr. Baumstark became an editor of the Law Review at Wayne State University Law School, where he graduated in 1991. While in Law school, Mr. Baumstark earned the Law Alumni Scholarship in 1988, the Max Smith Scholarship in 1990, the American Jurisprudence Award in 1988-1990, the Bronze Key Certificate 1988-1990, and Book Award in Contracts and Constitutional Law 1988-1989. He was admitted to the Michigan Bar in February of 1991, after passing the bar examination on his first attempt. His practice has specialized in Debtor Bankruptcy work. Mr. Baumstark has been involved in thousands of Debtor Bankruptcy cases.
Each year of his career, Mr. Baumstark has attended the Federal Bar Association Bankruptcy Section/Western District of Michigan Annual Seminar. In 2005, Mr. Baumstark was a guest speaker at the Seminar. Mr. Baumstark has also taught at the Lansing Domestic Relations Bar Association meeting as relating to bankruptcies for the last several years. Mr. Baumstark was the Bankruptcy expert at a program sponsored by Cooley Law School, called, The Peoples' Law School.
Biography of Conrad H. Vincent, Jr
Conrad H. Vincent, Jr. is a partner and one of the original founders of Baumstark & Vincent, PLLC. Mr. Vincent earned his bachelor's degree from Saint Michael's College and his law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Mr. Vincent is dually licensed to practice law, being a member of the State Bar of New Hampshire since 1997 and the State Bar of Michigan since 1998. He is also licensed to practice in the United States District Courts for both New Hampshire and Michigan.
Mr. Vincent began his career as a creditor's attorney in New Hampshire with Cloutier, Beliveau & Fradette, where his clients included Sears, Chrysler Financial, and local financial institutions. He also worked for Ingham County as a criminal investigator, assisting local judges by investigating criminal backgrounds of accused persons, tracking defendants on bond or probation, and making bond recommendations.
Mr. Vincent is a seasoned litigator whose practice is primarily focused on bankruptcy, criminal defense, and family law. He is a court-approved advocate for indigent adult defendants in Eaton County, as well as for indigent juveniles in Ingham County. Mr. Vincent has been an invited lecturer on the topic of bankruptcy for both the Thomas M. Cooley's People's Law School and the Ingham County Bar Association's Domestic Relations section. Mr. Vincent also participated in the Hillman Advocacy Program for the United States District Court.
Professional Memberships & Activites
Member, State Bar of Michigan
Member, State Bar of New Hampshire
Assisted and coordinated several successful judicial campaigns in the Tri-County area
Volunteered with the Housing Resource Center, aiding both tenants and landlords with rental issues