Burch and Banyon

Law partners Andrew Burch (left) and Jack Banyon are retiring. This photo was taken in Banyon’s office, but Burch also has a University of Detroit law degree in his office. Banyon’s sons, Kevin and Colin, will remain at the practice on Napier Avenue in Benton Township.

BENTON TOWNSHIP — Andrew (“Andy”) Burch didn’t plan to become a lawyer.

“I really wasn’t college material after high school,” Burch said. “My dad had died when I was 11, my mom worked hard and I didn’t have much supervision. I was pretty wayward.”