** COVID-19 Update ** Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the March 22, class has been rescheduled to April 19.

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Next Class: June 21st (8am - 4pm)


About Laurie Clark

Email: Clark4law@gmail.com


Defense Lawyer, Professor in the Criminal Justice Department, Entrepreneur

Laurie is an accomplished, multifaceted individual and an avid shooter. Laurie started her legal career in the Flint, MI prosecuting attorneys office and quickly moved into a federal court private defense practice. She is semi retired and devotes most of her time to training and teaching defensive shooting skills and instructing individuals so that they can apply for their license to carry (CPL).

Laurie is a Nationally Certified NRA Instructor qualified to teach; Personal Protection in the Home, Home Firearm Safety, Basic Pistol and Refuse to be a Victim.

Most recently Laurie attended the Ottawa County Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events. Laurie places intense emphasis on safety in the operation of a firearm and the responsibilities of owning a firearm.

About Jeff West

Email: cheryl@trialwest.com


Criminal Defense Attorney - Muskegon
Lives in EGR.

Jeff West has a solid reputation in the legal community and is known for the aggressive and tenacious approach he takes when handling criminal matters. He frequently accepts new clients based on referrals earned as a result of his courtroom successes. Two of Jeff\'s trial court victories led to published Michigan Court of Appeals decisions that redefined the law in the State of Michigan in the areas of ethnic intimidation and felons in possession of a firearm.

Jeffrey P. West, Trial Attorneys & Associates, PLLC

1017 Sanford St.
Muskegon, MI 49440

Voice: 231-725-0000
Fax: 231-725-9330

About Michael Van Tubergen

Email: mvantubergen@vttlaw.com


Mike grew up in Grand Haven graduating from Grand Haven Senior High School in 1993. While in law school he started working for the Wayne County Prosecutorís Office as an intern and then a part-time employee. Upon passing the bar exam, he accepted a position with the Cass County Prosecutorís Office spending a year in Cass County before returning to Grand Haven to open his own practice in January 2002.

Mike enjoys hunting and sporting clays.
Van Tubergen & Treutler
Attorneys at Law

114 North Third Street
Grand Haven, MI 49417

Fax: 616.850.1300

About Roy (Jim) Bronnekant Jr

Email: jim@ccwmich.com


Jim served for four years on active duty in the United States Navy as an Aviation Boatswain Mate and currently still serves in the United States Navy Reserve. While on active duty he was deployed numerous times to the Middle East in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) and Operation Iraqi Freedom. While deployed in 2011 his ship was involved in the initial strikes of Operation Odyssey Dawn to free Libya from Muammar Gaddafi. He was also deployed to Haiti in 2010 for Operation Unified Response, the humanitarian aid mission after the earthquake.
While serving in the Navy he had extensive training in the use of the Beretta M-9 service pistol, Colt M4A1, the military version of the AR-15, and the M-60 machine gun. He also successfully completed a Defensive Combat Operators course which trained sailors in shooting while moving through various combat situations.
Jim is currently attending Grand Valley State University and has been accepted to the Medical Laboratory Sciences program. He has also been working at Gander Mountain Gun World in Grandville where he completes all the ATF paperwork for firearms purchases.
Jim is certified through the NRA to teach Personal Protection in the Home, Basic Pistol, and is a Range Safety Officer. In all his teaching of the use of firearms his emphasis is always on safety as owning and operating firearms is a responsibility that no one should ever take lightly. Besides school and work he enjoys spending a couple hours a day at home working on improving his pistol and rifle skills.