Theresa Cypher was born in Rockford, Illinois in 1962. She received her B.S. from Iowa State University in 1984 and an M.S. from the University of Michigan in 1989.
Theresa studied law at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology and graduated with honors in 1999. She was admitted to the bar in the State of Michigan in 1999; the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan in 1999 and the Potawatomi Indian Tribal Court in 2012.
Theresa has received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Van Buren County Domestic Violence Coalition (2005). She is a member of the Van Buren County Bar Association (President, 2007-2008 and 2016-2017); the Board of Directors of the Eastern Van Buren County Habitat for Humanity (2000-2011); the Van Buren County Adult Community Protection Team; the Diocese of Kalamazoo Catholic Lawyers Guild (President, 2006-2012); St. Mary’s Catholic School Board (1990-1996); Parish Pastoral Council for St. Mary’s Parish; the American Bar Association and the State Bar of Michigan.
Theresa’s areas of practice include family law and juvenile law.
Admitted in 1999, Michigan and U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
Iowa State University
Class of 1984
University of Michigan
Class of 1989
Natural Resources Management, Planning and Policy, with honors