About

About

Robert G. (Bob) Teeter
Eagle Scout at age 13, US Army Veteran, former Police Officer, Prosecutor, and Senior Counsel to International Energy corporations.  Mr. Teeter was born and educated in Detroit, Michigan. Following his discharge from active duty in the U.S. Army Reserves, Bobjoined the Detroit Police Department where he graduated 1st in his class from the Detroit Police Academy, and later earned a promotion to the rank of Sergeant.
Professional Education:
While working full-time as a police officer and raising a family, Bob attended Wayne State University part-time, first earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Police Administration in 1972, and then earning a Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, in 1976.  Bob's Law School Honors included a Silver Key Scholarship Award, two (2) American Jurisprudence Awards for highest class grade, and Outstanding Oral Advocacy Award for First Year Moot Court.

Legal Experience:
After graduation from law school, Bob moved to Texas, where he first worked as an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Tyler, and then as an Assistant District Attorney for Smith County, Texas, before going into private law practice. He was subsequently recruited by a regional energy company to be their in-house Staff Attorney, which in turn led to Senior Attorney and Senior Counsel positions with national and international energy corporations (including a 3-year assignment to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).  Following retirement from the energy industry in 2006, he returned home to Michigan, where he became interested in estate planning and elder law.   In 2008 he founded Teeter Law PLC, and now focuses his practice exclusively on Estate Planning and Elder Law.
Licensed to Practice Law:​
Texas (1977) and Michigan (1985)

Professional Credentials:
ICLE Certificate of Completion in Probate and Estate Planning (2010, re-newed annually)
Participant in new ICLE Certificate of Completion Program in Elder Law (2017-19)
US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Accredited Attorney
American Legion Certificate of Completion in Veterans Advocacy Training and Veterans Benefits School

Bar Associations:
State Bar of Texas (including its Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section)
State Bar of Michigan (including its Elder Law & Disability Rights and Probate & Estate Planning Sections)
Isabella County Bar Association​

Other Professional Associations
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
National Association of Estate Planning Councils
National Care Planning Council
Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education ("ICLE") (Premier Partner)

Community Service:
Canadian Lakes Association (Board of Directors)
Big Rapids American Legion (Post Service Officer)
Stanwood Fraternal Order of Eagles

Interests:
Life-Long Learning, Practicing Law,and Serving and Protecting Others

Hobbies:
Bicycling, Antique Clocks and Watches, Folk & Classical Music, and Red Wine
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