BERECZ & ASSOCIATES, PLC is a solutions-focused family law firm. We assist families confronted by divorce, custody and parenting time issues through litigation, mediation and collaborative law. We also work closely with LGBT clients and with individuals and families dealing with estate planning concerns. We particularly enjoy helping to create families through adoption.
Our lawyers are involved in parenting and grandparenting children and serving on boards and in our communities.
We look forward to talking about solutions which serve you and your family.
Deborah and Meghan
Licensed since 1993
Cash, Check, Credit Card
I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Deborah on a number of Collaborative Divorce matters and find that she works hard to create settlement outcomes that work for the entire family, with a special emphasis on the interests of the children.
Margo Runkle Mediation Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
|MI||Active And In Good Standing||1993||08/06/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2011|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2010|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2009|
|Principal||BERECZ & ASSOCIATES, PLC||2005 - Present|
|Partner||BERECZ & KLAWITER, PLC||1997 - 2005|
|Associate Attorney||TROFF, PETZKE & AMMESON, PLC||1993 - 2005|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan||Past President; Board Member||2005 - Present|
|International Academy of Collaborative Professionals||Member||2005 - Present|
|Collaborative Divorce Professionals of W. MI||Founding Member||2005 - Present|
|State Bar of Michigan||Member||1993 - Present|
|Berrien County Bar Association||Member||1993 - Present|
|Notre Dame Law School||Law||Juris Doctor||1993|
|Advanced Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Institute||Opening Pandora's Box: Effective Use of Emotions in ADR||2011|
|Collaborative Basic Training||Launch Your Collaborative Practice||2010|
|Advanced Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Insititute||Understanding Your Own Negotiation Style and Using Negotiation Styles Effectively||2010|
|Collaborative Practice Basic Training||Launch Your Collaborative Practice||2009|
|Advanced Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Institute||Strategy for Debriefing a Collaborative Law Case||2009|
|Advanced Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Institute||Collaborative Process: Navigating Your Way Through Conflicting Pressures||2006|