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Michael A. Robbins

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Michael A. Robbins is past chairperson of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan,past president of the Michigan Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and past president of the Michigan Interprofessional Association, Mr. Robbins has not only been named one of the "Best Lawyers in America" in family law, but was also showcased in Newsweek as one of the Eight Leaders in Family Law in the United States. He has also been named one of the top 100 lawyers in Michigan by the New York Times and Super Lawyers. He is a frequent lecturer on the subject of family law in Michigan. He has appeared as a guest on such television programs as "Good Morning America", "The Today Show" and "CBS Good Morning". He has taught family law and has authored numerous articles on the subject of family law. Based upon Mr. Robbins' extensive experience in family law, he often assists the courts as a mediator and arbitrator in the resolution of family law disputes.

Mr. Robbins has a unique philosophy in handling family law matters. He believes that every client deserves individual attention and the best representation possible. Based upon this philosophy, he has developed a successful family law practice. He also recognizes the emotional trauma and pain individuals suffer when going through a divorce. As a result, he offers his clients the time and the experience necessary to guide them through one of the most difficult experiences in their life. In every case, Mr. Robbins first attempts to bring about a quick, civilized, fair and inexpensive resolution. However, if that cannot be accomplished, Mr. Robbins offers aggressive professional representation. Mr. Robbins has developed a reputation not only as an expert in the area of family law, but also in attending to the individual needs of his clients.

With over 30 years of experience working with families in Bloomfield Hills, Birmingham, Farmington Hills and in your community, Mr. Robbins is eminently qualified to represent you during one of the most difficult times of your life.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 100%
    35 years, 1 thousand cases



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Contact info

3910 Telegraph Rd Ste 200
Bloomfield Hills, MI, 48302


MIActive And In Good Standing198201/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2014
Michigan Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2014
Best Law FirmUS News and World Report2013
Top 100 Lawyers in MichiganNew York Times2011
8 Leaders in Family LawNewsweek2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerMichael A Robbins, PLLC2000 - Present
PartnerVictor & Robbins1985 - 2000
AssociateNorman Robbins1983 - 1984
AssociateCarson Fischer & Potts1982 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Michigan chapter)Past President2008 - 2009
Mchigan Interprofessional AssociationPresident1999 - 2002
State Bar of Michigan, Family Law SectionChairperson1994 - 1995
State Bar of MichiganMember1982 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Family Law SectionMember1982 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Atkinson vs AtkinsonNew law
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Publication nameTitleDate
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan)Michigan Family Law2014
State of MichiganNumerous family Law Article2014
Family law JournalAnteputial Agreements2000
State Bar of Michigan, Family Law SectionJoint Custody1989
State Bar CLE BooksDivorce in Michigan1986
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual SeminarAmerican Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers2014
Update on Family LawFamily LawN/A
Family Law SectionState Bar of MichiganN/A
divorce/family law seminarDivorceN/A