Why SJBlackacre.com?

You may wonder why our domain name is SJBlackacre. The SJ represents Saint Joseph, Michigan, the location of our office. Blackacre is a term that is commonly used in law school to describe a fictitious parcel of real estate.

Carl Burdick

Carl Burdick's law practice includes family law, collaborative divorce, civil and divorce mediation, and general civil litigation. He obtained his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School, and is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Berrien County Bar Association. He is also admitted to practice in the Federal District Court for the Western District of Michigan.

He is the past President of the Berrien County Bar Association, 1992 - 1993; former member of the State Bar of Michigan's Representative Assembly, two terms; Member State Bar of Michigan Attorney Discipline Board Hearing Panel; former Board President of Child & Family Services of Southwest Michigan, 6 years; and former Member of Board of Directors of Child & Family Services, 12 years.

Carl is also a member of the Litigation, Family Law, and Dispute Resolution Sections of the State Bar of Michigan.

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