Anthony C. Norman was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan and has established deep roots in the West Michigan Community. He went to East Kentwood for high school and then attended Grand Valley State University, where he graduated with a B.B.A. in Finance. After college, like many other Michiganders, Anthony moved to Florida where he attended law school at Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida. While in law school, Anthony was a Student Bar Association Legislator and the President of the Corporate and Business Law Society. In addition, he worked as a law clerk for a prominent law firm, McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC, where he helped attorneys defend banks and loan servicers who were being sued for violating various consumer protection laws, specifically the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act.
After graduating law school, Anthony took a position as an attorney at a small law firm in Fort Myers, Florida where we focused mainly on business law, civil litigation, commercial litigation and construction litigation. While in Fort Myers, Florida, Anthony was a member of the Lee County Bar Association and social chair for the Young Lawyers Division of the Lee County Bar Association. After spending a year in Fort Myers, Anthony moved across the state to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he represented individuals and specialized in consumer protection, foreclosure defense and civil litigation. While practicing in Fort Lauderdale, Anthony handled over 100 federal lawsuits in the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida representing individuals suing various banks, loan servicers, debt collectors and car finance companies for violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). In addition, he handled and oversaw over 100 state civil lawsuits throughout the South Florida area involving foreclosure defense, debt defense and contract disputes. After practicing in Florida for over 3 years, Anthony felt it was time to come home and help the people of West Michigan with their legal matters. In his spare time, Anthony loves to play golf and travel.