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About Me

I am an attorney practicing exclusively in the area of divorce and family law. I have been an attorney for over 15 years and have devoted my career to helping guide, advise, counsel and represent clients in difficult divorce and family law matters.


Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 80%
    17 years
  2. Child Custody: 10%
    17 years
  3. Alimony: 5%
    17 years
  4. Child Support: 5%
    17 years



Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Joseph A. Lavigne

    Irika does a great job for her clients. She is bright, prepared and respected. She is the kind of attorney you want to have by your side when experience matters and the chips are down.


    Joseph Lavigne Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I endorse this lawyer.


    Lisa Stern Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

1755 W Big Beaver Rd
Troy, MI, 48084


MIActive And In Good Standing199709/01/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Pro Bono Service AwardFamily Law Assistance Project2009
Certification of AppreciationWomen's Survival Center2004
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Shareholder; AttorneyMellin Robinson, P.C.2002 - Present
AttorneyConsolidated Legal Services, P.C.1999 - 2002
AttorneyWayne County Neighborhood Legal Services1998 - 1999
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Michigan Inter-Professional AssociationMember2010 - Present
Oakland County Bar Association Family Court CommitteeChair2007 - 2008
Oakland County Bar Association Family Court CommitteeVice Chair2006 - 2007
CAREHouse of Oakland CountyFormer Board of Trustees2005 - 2011
Oakland County Bar FoundationFellow2004 - Present
Oakland County Bar Association, Family Court CommitteeMember2002 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Family Law SectionMember2000 - Present
State Bar of MichiganMember1997 - Present
Oakland County Bar AssociationSustaining Member1997 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
DivorcePrevailed on value of businesses and owner-client saved millions of dollars
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Publication NameTitleDate
Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters - Regional Council Report - Monthly NewsletterThings to Know that Can Make the Friend of the Court Seem a Little Friendlier2000
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawN/AJuris Doctor1996
University of MichiganPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Introduction to Practice - Family LawInitial Consultation2013
Introduction to Practice - Family LawChild Support2013
Law Office Practicum and ManagementFamily Law and Law Office Management2012
Introduction to Practice - Family LawInitial Consultations2012
Law Office Practicum ClassesFamily Law and Law Office Management2011
Introduction to Practice - Family LawInitial Consultations2011
Law Office Practicum and Management ClassFamily Law and Law Office Management2010
Introduction to Family LawInitial Consultations2010
Law Office Practicum & Management ClassesFamily Law and Law Office Management2009
Introduction to Practice - Family LawInitial Consultations2009
Guest Lecturer - Oakland Community College Family Law ClassDrafting Pleadings and Pleading Requirements2007
ADR in Family LawModerator2007
Northern and Finney High Schools - PTA and community membersDomestic Violence and PPOs1999