Rob Westerman graduated from Yale University in 1974 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. He was awarded his J.D. degree from the University of Detroit School of Law in 1977. Upon graduation from law school, attorney Westerman began his career-long practice of law in Northern Michigan.
Throughout his career he has engaged in litigation in numerous State Courts, Federal Courts and Administrative Agencies. His principal areas of practice have involved estates and estate planning, real estate, incorporation and business law, contracts, employment law, personal injury, Worker’s Compensation and Social Security Disability cases. In addition to assisting many clients in obtaining disability compensation, he has been involved in a large number of educational and church matters through his representation as diocesan attorney for the Diocese of Gaylord.
Attorney Westerman’s professional accomplishments and integrity have been recognized by peers in his preeminent AV rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He is also a member of the Global Register’s Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals, and was elected as a member of the Fellows of the Michigan State Bar Foundation. He has been a registered member of the National Diocesan Attorney’s Association since 1984. In 2009, Attorney Westerman was named one of the Top Lawyers in Northern Michigan.
He is a member of the Michigan Bar Association and has been active locally as a member and past president of the 46th Judicial Bar Association, and as a former board of director for Otsego Memorial Hospital and Hospice of the North, Inc. He also continues to be an active member in the Kiwanis Club of Gaylord, where he served as President in 2012.
Attorney Westerman lives with his wife, Lori, in Gaylord, Michigan. They have four children and five grandchildren. In his leisure time he has been active in youth sports as a soccer, baseball and golf coach through the years. He is also an avid photographer and golfer. As a former Yale Whiffenpoof, he enjoys time serving as a singer and musician at his local church.
Robert T Westerman II is an active member in Kiawanis Club of Gaylord and former member of Otesgo Memorial Hospital and Hopsice of the North Board of Directors.
He is a family man that is involved in the lives of people around him.