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Lorne B. Gold

also known as Lorne Gold

About Me

Lorne B. Gold’s law firm, in Bloomfield Hills, focuses on divorce and other matrimonial law matters. He is a Fellow of the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). Every year since 2010, Superlawyers® magazine has recognized him as one of the state’s Top 100 lawyers. He is also recognized as a Best Lawyers in America as well as by US News &World Report, Crain’s Detroit Weekly, DBusiness and Law & Politics magazine as one of the region’s top divorce attorneys and top divorce law firms.


The Gold Law Firm differentiates itself through handling and resolving the most financially and emotionally complex divorces and family law matters. The state wide practice includes representation in the areas ofDivorce, Property Division, Child Custody, Parenting Time, Business Valuation, and Spousal and Child Support. Frequently, he is sought out to serve as a mediator in divorce cases.


Mr. Gold has been published both nationally and statewide. He is a frequent lecturer and commentator on family law and divorce issues.Mr. Gold served three terms as a Council Member of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan. He was chair of its Family Law Journal,co-chair of its’Mid Summer Conference, and past chair of its’Continuing Legal Education committee. He is similarly active with many local and state bar, bench and interdisciplinary activities, including the Michigan Inter-Professional Associationon Marriage,Divorce and the Family and the Michigan Council for Divorce and Family Mediation. He also servesonthe planning committee for both the statewide Family Law Institute and the annual Family Law Forum.


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Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
    18 years, 500 cases
  2. Family: 25%
    18 years, 500 cases
  3. Child Custody: 25%
    18 years, 500 cases



Hourly ($300-400/hour), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Joseph A. Lavigne

    Lorne is an outstanding lawyer. He is tenacious on his clients' behalf and achieves excellent results. He is the kind of attorney you want by your side when the chips are down.


    Joseph Lavigne Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John Z. Kallabat

    I endorse this lawyer.


    John Kallabat Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Gold Law Firm, PLLC

40900 Woodward Avenue
Suite 265
Bloomfield Hills, MI, 48304


MIActive And In Good Standing199409/02/2015

Professional Misconduct

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 America2013
Top 100 Lawyers in MichiganSuperlawers2013
Best Law FirmsUS News & World Report2013
Best LawyersCrain's Detroit Business2013
Top Lawyers in MichiganDBusiness2013
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2013
Mark Family Leadership AwardJewish Federation of Metropolitan DetroitN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerThe Gold Law Firm, PLLC2008 - Present
Assistant District AttorneyOakland County Prosecutor's Office1994 - 2000
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Michigan chapter)Fellow2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Oakland County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of MichiganMemberN/A
Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan DetroitPast Vice President & Board MemberN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
American Bar Association, The Family AdvocateMotions to Compel Electronic DiscoveryN/A
American Bar Association, The Family AdvocateAnti Spoliation Letters to Opposing CounselN/A
Michigan Family Law JournalRevised MCR 2.107N/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Michigan State University ,James Madison CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Michigan organizations (state)Current Child Support IssuesN/A
Michigan organizations (state)Fundamentals of Divorce Practice, Procedure and DiscoveryN/A
Michigan organizations (state)Annual Child Custody, Support & Parenting Time UpdateN/A
Family Law UpdateUnlocking the Secrets of the Parties' ComputersN/A
Family Law InstituteElectronic Discovery and Electronic Evidence in Family Law MattersN/A
Family Law InstituteElectronic Discovery Issues in Family LawN/A
Family Law InstituteUnique Issues Relating to the Admissibility of Electronically Stored Information in Family Law MattersN/A