In 1972, after graduation
from the Detroit College of Law, Ron joined a law firm in Dearborn, Michigan
and entered into the general practice of law.
In 1974, Ron and his wife Eileen, decided to leave the big city for a
job at the Muskegon County Prosecutor’s Office, trying criminal cases.
In 1978, Ron was elected to
the 14th Judicial Circuit Court for Muskegon County and served as
Chief Judge for several years. He
presided over hundreds of trials, while dealing with the serious criminal
offenses of rape, robbery and murder. As
judge, Ron handled divorces and major civil cases too.
In 1996 Ron left the
judgeship to enter into private business and practice law. He joined the firm of Potuznik, Carrozza,
Wilson & Pannucci in 1998. He wants
to use his extensive and varied experience to help you solve your problems.
When not working, on sunny
days Ron spends his time with his wife, Eileen and their grandchildren on their
boat. On cloudy days Ron loves to play
1969 Florida State
1972 Detroit College of Law
(now Michigan State University)
1979 National Judicial
College, Reno, Nevada Memberships
Michigan State Bar
Muskegon County Bar
Association Areas of Practice
J. CHRISTOPHER WILSON
Chris has a broad range of legal
experience with a focus upon protecting the interests of individual
clients. Chris focuses his practice in
the areas of family law, personal injury and criminal law.
Chris firmly believes the foundation
of effective representation is built upon frank communication between himself
and his clients. He strives to keep his
clients informed of their options and to offer practical guidance to their
Chris received his undergraduate
degree from the University of Michigan in 1978.
He earned his juris doctorate from Wayne State in 1981 and joined the
Michigan Bar later that year. In 1982
Chris joined the firm of White, Spaniola, Knudsen, Potuznik and Strahia. In 1984 Chris, Denis Potuznik and Bill
Spaniola formed the firm of Potuznik, Spaniola & Wilson. That firm eventually evolved into Potuznik,
Carrozza, Wilson & Pannucci.
Chris has extensive trial
experience in both civil and criminal cases.
He has negotiated multiple settlements in excess of one million dollars,
including a nine million dollar settlement in 2007. Chris has handled several thousand divorce,
custody and parenting time cases to successful resolution. He is the former Chief Public Defender for
Muskegon County and has earned acquittals in multiple cases for clients accused
of murder, robbery, arson, burglary and intoxicated driving.
Chris was raised in Fruitport and
has resided deep in the woods south of Fremont for the past 25 years. He enjoys bow hunting, windsurfing and
cycling in his off hours.