Ted J. Boersma, Chief Administrative Officer

Ted J. Boersma is the chief administrative officer for Barnes & Thornburg LLP, where he is responsible for the management of office operational functions and budgets for all firm offices nationwide; including oversight of the firm’s office facilities, maintenance and improvement, supply procurement, budget management, and office procedures and protocols. 

Before joining the firm in 2007, Mr. Boersma served nearly 20 years as the chief operating officer for another large Grand Rapids law firm. Mr. Boersma also worked nine years in sales management capacities for organizations servicing the needs of law firms. He was a three-time president of the West Michigan Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) and served on numerous committees and task forces for the association's national chapter, including serving as chairperson for its international educational conference. During his law firm tenure, Mr. Boersma was a frequent lecturer for the ALA, ABA, ICLE and State Bar of Michigan educational symposiums on law office management topics.

Mr. Boersma earned a B.A. in business economics from Calvin College. He is a member of the ALA and the ALA's West Michigan Chapter.



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