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Over 70 Years of Combined Experience

In 1932, Fred Roland Allaben established a full-service law firm in Grand Rapids, MI.

90 years later, Allaben & Bandeen Attorneys at Law is a highly respected law firm in the state of Michigan. Our attorneys – John “Randy” Allaben and Robert “Bob” Bandeen – began practicing together in 1991 and have over 70 years of combined experience. Although Randy and Bob are friendly and personable, they are tough personal injury lawyers who you want on your side in the courtroom.

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John “Randy” Allaben

John “Randy” Allaben graduated from Michigan State University in 1987 with a B.A. and obtained his Juris Doctorate from The University of Detroit School of Law in 1990. He was admitted to the Michigan State Bar Association in November 1990.

Reported cases include:
  • Landon v. Titan Ins. Co., 251 Mich App 633; 651 N.W.2d 93, 2002.
  • Appeal Denied Landon v. Titan, 2003 Mich Lexis 769, 2003;
  • Lamoreaux v. Medtronic, Inc., 1:01cv179, 3/21/2001, 791 ERISA,
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan;
  • Lasky v. State Farm Mutual, et. al., 1:00cv865, 11/22/2000, 791
  • ERISA, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • Orlowski v. Gezon Motors, Inc., 2021 Mich. App. LEXIS 5502
Mr. Allaben is a member of the Michigan Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the Michigan Association for Justice. He specializes in personal injury, wrongful death, construction injuries, dog bites, and Michigan no-fault litigation.
Randy Allaben
Robert Bandeen

Robert “Bob” Bandeen

Robert W. Bandeen was born in Midland, Michigan on May 12, 1955. He earned a B.A. degree from Albion College in Albion, Michigan in 1977. He graduated summa cum laude and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa society in 1976 based on his academic achievements. He then attended the University of Notre Dame Law School and earned a Juris Doctor degree in 1980. He has been practicing law in the Grand Rapids area since his graduation from Law School.

Mr. Bandeen is a member of the Michigan Bar Association and the Michigan Association for Justice. He is also a member of the Workers’ Compensation and Family Law sections. He specializes in personal injury and workers’ compensation litigation, and divorce litigation, including child custody.

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