Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Landlord-Tenant
  • Business Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Domestic Relations
  • Personal Injury
  • Zoning and Building Issues
  • Condominium and Homeowners Associations
  • Criminal Law
  • Estate Planning and Probate Law

Attorneys & Staff



Ellis B. Freatman, III's Profile Image
Ellis Freatman has been in practice since November of 1982. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan in 1979 and his juris doctor from U of Detroit in 1982. He was appointed by the Governor of Michigan in 1987 to the Michi…
Tracy E. Van den Bergh's Profile Image
Tracy Van den Bergh is a full time senior associate and has been with the firm since 2015. She focuses on complex civil and domestic litigation, mediation and appellate law. Prior to joining Roberts & Freatman, Tracy practiced for seven years…


Theep Phommavong's Profile Image
Theep Phommavong has been a legal assistant since 2011. She assists with drafting pleadings, meets with clients, drafts probate documents, handles accounts payable/accounts receivable, and takes care of the day to day business of the firm. She gradua…
Carol Ratliff's Profile Image
Carol Ratliff is an assistant who worked here previously from 1998-2005. She earned her BA in History from Central Michigan University. She assists with drafting pleadings, scheduling, drafting probate documents, handling accounts payable/accounts re…
Alexis Hatchard's Profile Image
Alexis Hatchard helps the firm run its errands by filing pleadings and other court papers with the local courts. Additionally, she answers phones, does client intakes, and helps with the day to day business of the firm. Alexis is a high school gradua…