Throughout my life I have served in the school systems, womeh lawyer's group,... more
Throughout my life I have served in the school systems, womeh lawyer's group, politics, and various civic groups. My interests include photography and motorcycles. I live in Grand Rapids, MI with my husband. I have worked in the fields of criminal law and family law. I have extensive trial practice from my years in District Court on the misdemeanor defense contract and as a contract pros... view profile
Outside of my law practice, I presently serve as Vice Chair on the Board of Trustees... more
Outside of my law practice, I presently serve as Vice Chair on the Board of Trustees of the Michigan State University College of Law and its Finance Committee. Beth and I enjoy a cottage on Lake Michigan and we are members of Lincoln Hills Country Club in Ludington where we enjoy playing golf nearly every weekend. We have been married for over 35 years and we are the proud parents of two very a... view profile
I'm not your typical suit! I pride myself on not being able to fit into a box. One... more
I'm not your typical suit! I pride myself on not being able to fit into a box. One thing I can say for sure about myself is that I am motivated. Whatever challenges I meet, I face with a fierce desire to overcome them. I became an attorney for several reasons. Other than enjoying the advocating aspect of my job, I love the fact that with this job comes a multitude of resources available to me. ... 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.