Originally from the east side of the state, I moved to Grand Rapids after graduating... more
Originally from the east side of the state, I moved to Grand Rapids after graduating from law school. I received my Bachelor's Degree from the University of Michigan in 2000 and my Juris Doctor from Wayne State University in 2004. I began my legal career at a small family law practice, opening my own firm with Jennifer Johnsen in 2006. We expanded our firm in 2010, adding Randall Velzen to our ... view profile
I began my career by working as a Research Attorney for a Family Court Judge in... more
I began my career by working as a Research Attorney for a Family Court Judge in March 2001, after graduating from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. After working for a Family Court Judge for five years and watching what trials do to families, I decided that I would do whatever it takes to avoid high conflict divorces that ended in divorce trials. After joining a firm in March 2006 that had a qua... view profile
My practice focuses onfamily law matters which include divorce, child custody, child... more
My practice focuses onfamily law matters which include divorce, child custody, child support, parenting time, spousal support, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements and post-judgment matters. My criminal practice includes traffic violations, minor in possession offenses, drunk driving offenses, assault and battery, domestic violence, retail fraud, financial and fraud related crimes, driving w... view profile
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.