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I received my Juris Doctor degree from Cooley Law School in May 1986.  I entered private practice in October 1987.  I  specialize in Domestic Relations. In 2007 I took a 40-hour class through the Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) to be trained as a mediator.  I have maintained my ceritification, with my most recent class in April 2013.  I practice primarily in Genesee and Shiawassee Counties.  During the past three years, I have served as chairperson of the Family Court Committee of the Genesee County Bar Association.  I also will be the President of the Shiawassee County Bar Association for 2013-14, serving this past year as the Vice-Preisdent.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 90%
  2. Mediation: 10%



Hourly ($150-200/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Julie B. Griffiths

    I endorse this lawyer. Barbara is hard working and dedicated to her practice. She is also an excellent mediator.


    Julie Griffiths Family Attorney
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  • Douglas J. Callahan

    I endorse this lawyer as an advocate for families.


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Contact info

Henneke, Fraim & Dawes, P.C.

2377 South Linden Road
Ste. B
Flint, MI, 48532


MIActive And In Good Standing198601/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono Publico AwardLegal Services of Eastern Michigan1988
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHenneke, Fraim & Dawes, P.C.2013 - Present
PartnerHenneke, McKone, Fraim & Dawes2000 - 2013
AssociateHenneke, McKone, & Fraim1987 - 2000
Judicial ClerkCity of Lansing1986 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of MichiganMember1986 - 1986
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Genesee County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Shiawassee County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Genesee County Bar AssociationBar Beat2014
Genesee County Bar AssociationBar Beat2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Ferris State CollegeN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1983
Ferris State CollegeN/AA.A.S1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Family Law Seminar - Divorcing TodayTop 10 Tips2012