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Marcus

Garske

 marcusgarske@garskelaw.com
 989.355.0100
 Criminal Defense

Education

  • MSU College of Law, 2010
  • MSU B.A. Criminal Justice and Corrections, 2007

About

Marcus Garske was born and raised in Bay City, Michigan, graduating from Bay City All Saints before heading to Michigan State University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and a Juris Doctorate in Law. After law school, Marcus came home to Bay City where he has been practicing law since 2010. An active member of the community, Marcus is involved in the Bay City Morning Rotary, Bay City Elks Club, Bay City Lions Club along with other community projects.

An enthusiastic advocate for clients, Marcus is most comfortable in the courtroom, where his expertise in criminal defense, personal injury claims, and license appeals/restoration shine.

Marcus is a husband and father as well as a self-proclaimed sports nut who regularly attends Michigan State and Detroit sporting events. Not content to just watch sports, though, Marcus is also involved in high school basketball and has been officiating high school hoops for twelve years.

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Matthew

HEWITT

 matthewitt@garskelaw.com
 989.355.0100
 Family Law

Education

  • SVSU, B.A. 1997
  • Michigan School of Law

About

Matthew Hewitt was born and raised in Essexville. After graduating from Garber High School, Matt did his undergraduate work at Saginaw Valley State University and Michigan State University, earning a degree in Business Administration and Finance. Matt returned to Michigan State to study law, graduating Cum Laude and earning his Juris Doctorate in 1999.

Upon graduation from law school, Matt returned to Bay City where he has been practicing law, with his primary focus on tax and estate planning, real estate and commercial law and elder law. In addition to Michigan, Matt is also licensed to practice law in the state of Florida to better work with clients who split their time between the two states.

Matt lives in Bay City and is an enthusiastic supporter of the Great Lakes Bay Region and is involved with several local organizations including Morning Rotary Club and the Knights of Columbus. Matt is also a licensed pilot, although he laments the fact that he doesn’t get as much time in the air as he’d like. Ad avid runner who has completed several half- and full-marathons including the Disney Marathon in 2016 and 2017, you’ll often find Matt running the RiverWalk/Rail Trail system in Bay City.

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Aaron

RODENBO

 arodenbo@garskelaw.com
 989.355.0100
 Personal Injury

Education

  • Thomas M Cooley Law School, 2007-2010
  • SVSU, B.A. Political Science and Government

About

Aaron Rodenbo was born and raised in Kingston, MI, graduating from Kingston High School in 2001. After high school, he attended Saginaw Valley State University for undergrad and followed by Western Michigan University Thomas Cooley Law School.  He graduated in 2010 with Cum Laude Honors and was one of only three recipients of the Leadership Achievement Award. Aaron Rodenbo was born and raised in Kingston, MI, graduating from Kingston High School in 2001. After high school, he attended Saginaw Valley State University for undergrad and followed by Western Michigan University Thomas Cooley Law School.  He graduated in 2010 with Cum Laude Honors and was one of only three recipients of the Leadership Achievement Award.

Aaron began his law career with a firm in Nashville, TN, where he worked with music artists including Bon Jovi, Big Rich, Gretchen Wilson, James Otto, and Kenny Rogers.  In 2012, Aaron had the opportunity to return to Michigan and has been practicing law in Bay City ever since, handling cases involving personal injury, auto accident, estate planning, criminal law and drunk driving.

Aaron is currently is a Board Member and the President-Elect for the Bay County Bar Association. In addition, he has volunteered locally for various organizations, such as Bay City River Roar, Bay City Fireworks and Bay City Summer Jams. In his free time, you will often find Aaron rooting his beloved Michigan Wolverines football and basketball teams.

 

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Brandon

Poltorak

 brandonpoltorak@garskelaw.com
 989.355.0100
 Business Law

Education

  • Western Michigan University Cooley Law School 2018
  • Saginaw Valley State University B.B.A 2011

About

Brandon T. Poltorak was born and raised in Auburn, Michigan. Brandon attended Bay City Western High School before attending Saginaw Valley State University to attain a Bachelors in Business Administration. Brandon went on to graduate from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s weekend program in 2018. Brandon is an active member in the community volunteering his time with the Michigan Junior Chamber of Commerce – Auburn Jaycees Chapter serving in several capacities over the years on the local board of directors.

Brandon is the most recent attorney to join the Garske Hewitt legal team in 2018.

Brandon is a husband and father committed to bettering the communities in which he lives and practices law.  Brandon enjoys spending his free time with his family and working on classic car restorations.

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