About Malinowski Law

Michael M Malinowski

Mike Malinowski has been practicing law since 1985. He began his legal career with a large, 50 member multi-disciplinary law firm in Grand Rapids, MI. In 1988, he moved to smaller, five-member firm specializing in bankruptcy, family law, real estate, and general litigation. He started his own firm to focus more extensively on bankruptcy in 2001.


University of Michigan – J.D.

Kalamazoo College – B.A. in Economics

Professional Affiliations

Federal Bar Association Bankruptcy Section

State Bar of Michigan

National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

Board Member, Debtor’s Bar Association of West Michigan   

Partner, Upright Law, A National Bankruptcy Law Firm

Admitted to Practice

Federal Court System Western and Eastern districts 

All State of MI Courts (State, Circuit and local District)

Geographic Reach

Malinowski Law has served clients from Kent, Ottawa, Allegan, Ionia, Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Muskegon, Montcalm, Ingham, Barry and Newaygo counties. We also practice in the US District Courts in the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan, and represent clients in the Federal Bankruptcy Courts located in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing and Traverse City.