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Michael E. Doversberger


Heather Bruce



Mike Doversberger is an attorney in West Michigan who practices in the areas of business, real estate, intellectual property, franchise, and employment law.

Mike began his legal practice in Mishawaka, Indiana and Dowagiac, Michigan, before joining Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge. He has represented both individuals and publicly traded corporations, has drafted and negotiated numerous types of agreements, and has acted as counsel to employers on human resource needs and strategies. He also has experience litigating commercial disputes, contracts, and employment claims.

Prior to commencing his law practice, Mike attended the University of Notre Dame, majoring in business administration, with a minor in international peace studies. Mike then attended the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, and was an editor on the International & Comparative Law Review.  

Mike, a former tour guide at the University of Notre Dame, is passionate about local history, arts, and recreation. In his free time, Mike enjoys running, volunteering, and exploring West Michigan and the surrounding communities.

Previous Experience

May Oberfell Lorber, Attorney (Mishawaka, IN and Dowagiac, MI)


  • Holland Area Historical Society, Member
  • Holland Area Historical Trust, Board Member
  • Rotary Club of Holland, Member
  • Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce, West Coast Leadership, Graduate (Class of 2019)
  • Leadership South Bend, Graduate Class 43 (2016-17)
  • St. Joseph County, Indiana Bar Association (previous)
  • Notre Dame Club of Saint Joseph Valley, Board Member (previous)


  • University of Notre Dame (B.B.A. Management, minor in international peace studies, cum laude, 2007)
  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2010)


  • State Bar of Michigan
  • State Bar of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Indiana

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