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Monica Leigh Brinkman

Divorce and separation Attorney at Dearborn, MI

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About Monica

Learn Monica’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Divorce and separation

    10 years

  2. Child support

    10 years

  3. Child custody

    10 years

  4. Criminal defense
    Admitted to practice in the Eastern District of Michigan. Experience at the district and circuit court levels, both resolving and trying various types of criminal matters.

    16 years

  5. Landlord or tenant

    10 years

I receieved my Bachelor degree in Political Science and a minor in U.S. History from the University of Michigan in 2004.  I graduated from University of Detroit Mercy Law School in 2007 and was admitted to the Michigan State Bar in November 2007.


My practice is focused on family law, however I have extensive experience with state and federal criminal cases including felonies and misdemeanors. 


My geograpical practice areas include Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties.


Licensed for 15 years
State MI
Status Active in Good Standing
Acquired 2007
Updated 02/23/2023

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Monica Brinkman PC
1360 Porter St
Dearborn, MI, 48124-2823


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Posted by Saleh | June 2, 2015
Excellent service
Very helpful , smart and fast. I m from Florida and Monica communicated with me through phone and email and she was very clear and knowledgeable about Michigan family Law.She respond right away and very understandable and nice.
Posted by anonymous | October 12, 2014
Monica was very upfront and honest. She informed me what judgments could be made. She made me feel very comfortable and confident with her knowledge experience and professionalism. I would highly recommend this lawyer.


  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.1 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Monica Brinkman, P.C.
  • 2007 - Present
  • Clerk
  • City Of Detroit Law Department
  • 2006 - 2006
  • Clerk
  • Third Judicial Circuit Court Of Michigan
  • 2005 - 2005


  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2007
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2004

Legal Cases

  • Wayne County Felony Firearm/Felonious Assault
  • Not guilty on all counts
  • Custody with CPS Involvement
  • Dad was awarded sole legal and physical custody. He and the minor child are living happily overseas.


  • Wayne County Family Law Bar Association
  • 2008 - Present
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • 2007 - Present
  • Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar Association
  • 2007 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (5)
Endorse Monica
Divorce and separation Attorney | Mar 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"A great lawyer who fights very aggressively for her clients. I've seen her in court a number of times. Monica has an impressive grasp on the knowledge of the law, the respect the judges give her and the passion and vigor she advocates on behalf of her clients. Monica is very caring for her clients and always puts the client first. I would highly recommend her for anyone who needs an aggressive lawyer for a divorce or child custody matter."
Child support Attorney | Jun 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. She is known as a good person to have on your side when you go to court on child custody and other divorce matters."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've referred clients to Monica in the past. She has a well-deserved reputation as an excellent attorney. I recommend her highly."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Aug 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Brinkman is a great attorney and is especially knowledgeable in the area of family law. I refer family and friends to her all the time and they are always happy with the results."

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Dearborn Divorce and separation Lawyer Monica Leigh Brinkman
Monica Leigh Brinkman
Divorce and separation Attorney
Dearborn, MI
Licensed for 15 years
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