Robert M. Backus

Title: Attorney At Law
Phone: 989.773.9941
Fax: 989.775.8961


Robert returned to Mt. Pleasant, Michigan in 1991 after graduating from Central Michigan University in 1984 and earning a law degree from Wayne State University, Winter 1987. After starting their law careers together at Martin, Bacon & Martin, P.C. in Mt. Clemens, Michigan, Robert and Eric joined forces to establish Janes, Backus & Janes, P.C.

Practice areas include Real Estate Law, commercial and residential; Banking and Collections; Business Law, formation, management, transactions and litigation; Family Law, adoptions, divorce, custody; Estate Planning and Probate; Commercial Litigation


Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, B.A., 1984 – graduate of University Honors Program
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, J.D., 1987

Professional Experience

Martin, Bacon & Martin, P.C., 198?-1991
Janes, Backus & Janes, P.C., 1991-present

Professional Memberships/Activities

American Bar Association
State Bar of Michigan
Isabella County Bar Association (member &past president)

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Michigan
U.S. District Court
U.S. Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit