Casey D. Conklin
Casey D. Conklin
Attorney

Born and raised in Mid-Michigan, Casey attended Michigan State University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Advertising.  Casey worked for years in advertising, marketing, and business consultation before deciding to attend law school.

In 2013, Casey graduated Cum Laude from Thomas M. Cooley Law School (now Western Michigan University Cooley Law School), with a concentration in Intellectual Property.  While attending law school, Casey worked on various consumer protection projects with the Attorney General of Michigan, as well as interning for an East Lansing based law firm.

In 2014, Casey was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan, and is licensed to practice in the state of Michigan, is admitted to practice in the Michigan Federal Court of the Western District, and has been admitted to practice in the Colorado Federal Court, as well as the United States Tax Court.  Since becoming licensed, Casey has been working as a solo practitioner in Michigan.  Casey has worked in a wide variety of areas including Real Estate, Landlord/Tenant, Copyright, Contracts, Tax Issues, Business Organization, Wills and Trusts, Bar Exam Appeals, Collections, Construction Law, and Compliance. Recently, Casey has received a Certificate of Completion in the areas of probate and estate planning issued by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan.

 

Collin Nyeholt
Collin Nyeholt
Associate Attorney

Collin graduated with honors (Cum Laude) from Michigan State University College of Law in May of 2010. He holds the degree of Juris Doctor Cum Laude. While at MSU Law, Collin won a seat in the Moot Court Seminar, was included in the Dean’s List, and was, at one point, ranked in the Top Ten of his class. Collin was admitted to the Bar upon motion of Robert L Hood on October 21, 2010. Collin also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and an Associate’s Degree in Music.

A native Lansing resident, Collin grew up in Mid-Michigan and has chosen this place to make his home and establish his career.

Experience: Collin has worked for law firms in Mid Michigan since the second semester of his 1L year, January of 2008, and already possesses extensive experience in the area of litigation of claims. Rather than engaging in clubs or social activities, Collin spent the bulk of his free time in law school involved in real cases and working in real litigation. He has worked extensively on civil Rico cases, civil rights cases, employment discrimination, business claims including tortius interference and minority shareholder oppression, and environmental contamination matters. He is also quite familiar with government immunity issues as a result of his experiences. He has done everything from single-plaintiff litigation to complex multi-plaintiff cases.

 

Robert L. Hood
Robert L. Hood
Of-Counsel Attorney

Mr. Hood was again, included in the Michigan Listing of Business Law of Super Lawyers.

Robert was admitted to the Michigan Bar Association in 1967 and has practiced law providing services to business clients operating as corporations, partnerships, limited partnerships, joint ventures, limited liability companies, professional corporations and professional limited liability companies. Mr. Hood also deals extensively with trade associations and tax-exempt entities and matters pertaining to various forms of taxation, security issues, insurance entities forms and alternatives. His experience in international business and tax matters includes advising on taxation of international transactions, advising US citizens working in foreign countries on taxation issues, assisting investors immigrants on US Visa investments issues.

Mr. Hood was a member of the adjunct faculty at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School from 1978 to 1985, teaching courses in accounting for lawyers and business planning. He regularly prepares materials for and lectures in various continuing education programs in his area of practice. Mr. Hood is a regular contributing columnist for a number of trade associations and business-oriented periodicals and has a number of speaking credits pertaining to business, taxation, tax-exempt organizations and succession planning issues. His is a Director of Conveivex, Inc. (Chair, Audit Committee). Mr. Hood is a seven time winner of the People’s Choice Award as “Best Attorney” voted by the readers of the Towne Courier and Ingham County News.

 

Robert L. Hood
Ryan Adkins
Of-Counsel Attorney

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth Nault
Elizabeth Nault
Executive Legal Assistant

Elizabeth Nault is the firm’s Executive Legal Assistant / Office Manager. Ms. Nault’s legal experience includes over twenty five (25) years in various areas of law including criminal, civil, corporate, business, employment, bankruptcy, and medical malpractice. Ms. Nault is currently assisting Attorney Robert L. Hood in the areas of corporate, business and tax law and manages the office budget for Robert L. Hood, PLLC. Additionally, she supervises support staff, coordinates/monitors activities within the firm, provides backup for the receptionist position and assists other attorneys as needed.

 

 

 

 

 

Jason Anthony
Jason Anthony
Paralegal

Jason is a proud native of the South Lansing area. He has worked as a paralegal since the Summer of 2013; first for Fixel and Nyeholt Law Offices, and later for the Law Offices of Casey D. Conklin, PLC. During his time as a paralegal, Jason has supported attorneys working in the fields of employment, civil rights, and social security, but is currently expanding into other areas to further his professional capabilities.

Jason graduated with high honors (Summa Cum Laude) from Lansing Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Business (majoring in Paralegal Studies). He also received an award for his argumentative writing skills and was consistently noted on both the Dean and Presidential Lists for Academic Excellence during his academic journey.