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
I received my Juris Doctor degree from Cooley Law School in May 1986. I entered... more
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 Shiawasse... 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.