Janes & Backus PC has a long history in Central Michigan. Founder, J. Paul Janes, Sr. established the practice in 1958 in downtown Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Eric Janes followed in his father’s footsteps, along with Robert Backus in 1991 to join the firm. Andrew Brockman joined the Firm in 2017.
As a full-service law firm, we have consistently represented individuals and businesses throughout the region with integrity, expertise and efficiency. Our clients live and work in the communities of Mt. Pleasant, Shepherd, Winn, Weidman, Lake Isabella, Remus, Canadian Lakes, Big Rapids, Gladwin, Harrison, Clare, Stanford, Beaverton, Alma, Ithaca, Breckenridge, Merrill, Midland, Bullock Creek, Auburn, Bay City, and Saginaw.
We also serve students at mid-Michigan colleges and universities, including Central Michigan University, Ferris State University, Mid Michigan Community College, Alma College, Northwood University, Delta College and Saginaw Valley State University.
And we represent members of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe on various Native American tribal issues, and Practice in Tribal Court.
We are proud of the strong relationships we have developed within the community with the courts, judges and counselors and the successful resolutions we have achieved for our clients. We have a solid understanding of the needs and challenges of our clients and we deliver results.