Jeffrey P. Chalmers



T: (269)217-2561

Please Direct Mail and Courier Deliveries to:
4022 Prestwick Drive
Portage Michigan 49024


Jeffrey P. Chalmers

Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Transactions
  • Financial Services & Lending
  • General Corporate
  • Real Estate

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan
  • Michigan U.S. District Courts for the Eastern & Western Districts of Michigan


  • Michigan State University College of Law, J.D with Honors, 1975
  • Michigan State University, B.S., Economics, 1969

Large Law Firm Experience:

  • Howard & Howard Attorneys, PLLC

Jeff Chalmers is an experienced attorney with established expertise in real estate, lending and business matters such as sales, acquisitions, commercial lending, commercial leasing, construction and real estate development.

Jeff, a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated lawyer, has represented small and large companies, banks, regional bank holding companies, developers and real estate investors throughout the U.S. Midwest.  He is an expert on all real estate title matters and issues pertaining to mortgage priority disputes, adverse possession, easements and bankruptcy priority issues.

Jeff has represented regional bank holding companies and Fortune 400 companies for real estate due diligence matters in conjunction with mergers and acquisitions.  He has represented owners, commercial developers and municipalities for development projects ranging up to $300,000,000.00. Jeff also represents real estate development companies pertaining to development and leasing of national chain stores and their and related construction, construction financing, permanent loan financing and commercial mortgage defeasance transactions.

Jeff was a Co-Founder and former Director and General Counsel of Portage Commerce Bank.  He served nine years as a Director of The Bronson Healthcare Foundation and currently serves as a Director of the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo and the Kalamazoo Cultural Center.