Meet Our Attorneys

Since 2003, Allaben & Bandeen Attorneys at Law has provided a range of legal services in Grand Rapids, MI and communities across Michigan. Our attorneys have 60+ years of combined skills and experience. They practice in a number of areas, and take a client-first approach to every case. We represent clients in a variety of legal matters including divorce, child custody, medical malpractice, workers’ compensation and Michigan No-Fault law cases.

For more information about our law practice, our practice areas, or to schedule a free initial consultation, please contact us today at 616-464-1561 today. We are proud to have satisfied clients throughout Michigan and will answer any questions you have.

Our Attorneys


John R. (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. 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.


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 also 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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