Attorney, licensed in Michigan
Born and raised in St. Joseph, Bob Ehrenberg attended St. Joseph Public Schools before earning both his undergraduate and law degrees from Valparaiso University, Indiana, graduating with honors. At Valparaiso, he earned a varsity letter in swimming, and served as president of Gamma Chi Chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon, Student Senate treasurer and Business Editor of the Valparaiso University Law Review.
Bob’s legal practice focuses on all aspects of personal injury law, including motor vehicle collisions, truck accidents, insurance claims, premises liability, animal attacks, product liability and other injury cases.
Bob was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 1978, and is admitted to practice in various courts, including the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; and the Supreme Court of Michigan.
For 23 years, Bob practiced personal injury law with Elden W. Butzbaugh, Jr. at the Butzbaugh & Ehrenberg law firm in St. Joseph. Upon Elden’s retirement, Bob merged his law practice with Conybeare Law Office in 2001, and has continued to represent injured people. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and has been recognized as a Leading Lawyer in Michigan.
Bob’s professional affiliations include current memberships in the Berrien County Bar Association; the State Bar of Michigan; the Michigan Association for Justice; and the American Association for Justice. Active in the State Bar of Michigan, he has served on the Civil Procedure & Courts Committee and currently is a member of the Character and Fitness Candidate Interview Committee for Southwest Michigan. He has served as secretary of the Berrien County Bar Association and vice president of the Berrien County Trial Lawyers Association.
An active member of the St. Joseph community, Bob served as moderator and is a current member of the Board of Diaconate at First Congregational Church of St. Joseph. He served as vice president of the St. Joseph Public Schools Foundation, and currently serves on its Board of Directors, the Project Committee and as chairperson of the Distinguished Alumni Committee. Bob also is the president of the Fairways Association at Harbor Shores, and has been a member of the St. Joseph City Planning Commission; 10-year president of the Old Edgewater Neighborhood Association; board member of the Lakeland Health Foundation; president, Lakeland Choral Society; board member of the St. Joseph River Yacht Club; and board member for St. Joseph Aquatics. He has been active in the charitable activities including the Salvation Army and the Help One Student to Succeed (HOSTS) language arts program, and volunteers for Southwest Michigan’s Blossomtime Festival.
A competitive swimmer in his youth, Bob now spends his spare time enjoying exercise, swimming, golf, tennis and his love of cooking. Bob’s wife, Cindy, served as Director of Volunteers and Community Relations for the Boys and Girls Club of Benton Harbor, and was the first Victim-Witness Advocate for the Berrien County court system. They have two children: Emily, a graduate of Indiana University at Bloomington; and Elizabeth, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Madison.