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About me

I receieved my Bachelor degree in Political Science and a minor in U.S. History from the University of Michigan in 2004.  I graduated from University of Detroit Mercy Law School in 2007 and was admitted to the Michigan State Bar in November 2007.


My practice is focused on family law, however I have extensive experience with state and federal criminal cases including felonies and misdemeanors. 


My geograpical practice areas include Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties.



Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 35%
    2 years
  2. Child Support: 25%
    2 years
  3. Child Custody: 20%
    2 years
  4. Landlord & Tenant: 10%
    2 years
  5. Criminal Defense: 10%
    8 years



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • John O. Knappmann

    I endorse this lawyer. She is known as a good person to have on your side when you go to court on child custody and other divorce matters.


    John Knappmann DUI & DWI Attorney
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  • Timothy J. Vanderweert

    I've referred clients to Monica in the past. She has a well-deserved reputation as an excellent attorney. I recommend her highly.


    Timothy Vanderweert DUI & DWI Attorney
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Contact info

Monica Brinkman PC

1360 Porter St
Dearborn, MI, 48124-2823


MIActive And In Good Standing200711/03/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMonica Brinkman, P.C.2007 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Wayne County Family Law Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
State Bar of MichiganN/A2007 - Present
Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Custody with CPS InvolvementDad was awarded sole legal and physical custody. He and the minor child are living happily overseas.
Wayne County Felony Firearm/Felonious AssaultNot guilty on all counts
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of Michigan, Ann ArborPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2004