Verelle Kirkwood is an Of Counsel Attorney for Willis Law. His practice areas include Business Litigation, Social Security Disability, Personal Injury, Real Estate, and Construction Litigation.
Verelle graduated from Michigan State University College of Law in May 2017, where he earned his Juris Doctor. While at MSUCOL, Verelle worked as a Student Clinician at the MSUCOL Immigration Law Clinic, assisting individuals to attain legal status, and defending immigrants’ civil rights against workplace discrimination and unconstitutional detention practices. Verelle also served on the executive board of the Black Law Students Association as the chapter treasurer.
Since 2011, Verelle has been a dedicated service member, certified as a 27-D Paralegal Specialist in the JAG Corps. of the U.S. Army Michigan National Guard, and has received several awards for his service.
Verelle has been a resident of West Michigan since 2006 where he first came from the Detroit area to attend Kalamazoo College. Besides playing NCAA Division 3 basketball, Verelle also played professional basketball in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and was the boys’ basketball head coach at Phoenix High School of Kalamazoo in 2012. He is admitted to practice in the State Courts of Michigan.
- Michigan State University College of Law
- Western Michigan University
Verelle has extensive experience living, working, and studying abroad in both Costa Rica and in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He fluently speaks, reads, and writes Spanish. He also enjoys playing sports, following a collegiate and professional career.