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
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 involves domestic relations mediation and trial work involving a variety... more
My practice involves domestic relations mediation and trial work involving a variety of cases including divorce, custody and child support. I have practiced in the Genesee County area in Flint, Michigan since 1988. Outside the practice of law I enjoy time with my family where we kayak and run frequently. You can find us out and about in many local waterways once the ice is off the water.
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.