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  1. Family: 80%
  2. Appeals: 20%


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  • Anne E. Schulte

    I endorse this lawyer. She is so hardworking and conscientious but most of all willing to share her expertise even outside the seminar confines.


    Anne Schulte Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • H. James White

    I endorse this lawyer.


    H. White Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Alane & Chartier PLC

403 Seymour Ave
Lansing, MI, 48933


MIActive And In Good Standing200305/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono Circle of ExcellenceState Bar of Michigan2013
Pro Bono Circle of ExcellenceState Bar of Michigan2012
2012 Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top Women LawyersLawyers Weekly2011
Pro Bono Circle of ExcellenceState Bar of Michigan2011
Pro Bono Circle of ExcellenceState Bar of Michigan2010
Distinguished StudentThomas M. Cooley Law School2002
Outstanding Woman Law StudentWomen Lawyers Association of Michigan2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Co-Owner & PartnerAlane & Chartier, PLC2007 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorThomas M. Cooley Law School2002 - Present
Senior Staff AttorneyMichigan Supreme Court2004 - 2007
Staff AttorneyMichigan Court of Appeals2003 - 2004
Prehearing Staff AttorneyMichigan Court Of Appeals2002 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Resolution Services CenterBoard Member2013 - Present
Institute of Continuing Legal EducationBoard Member -- Family Law Advisory2010 - Present
Ingham County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsMember2007 - Present
State Bar of MichiganMember2002 - Present
Collaborative Practice Institute of MichiganImmediate Past President2013 - 2013
Collaborative Practice Institute of MichiganPresident2012 - 2012
Collaborative Practice Institute of MichiganPresident-Elect2011 - 2011
Collaborative Practice Institute of MichiganTreasurer2010 - 2010
Collaborative Practice Institute of MichiganSecretary2009 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
McKimmy v MellingVictory for Natalie's client
Urban v BriggsVictory for Natalie's client
Moore v MyersVictory for Natalie's client
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Publication nameTitleDate
ICLE -- Top Tips Video SeriesDefending a Motion to Change Domicile2010
ICLE -- Top Tips Video SeriesWinning a Motion to Change Domicile2010
Ingham County Bar Association BRIEFSAttorney Advertising2008
Ingham County Bar Association BRIEFSFamily Collaborative Practice – Resolving Domestic Disputes Respectfully and Without Court2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Central Michigan UniversityVoice, SociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
University of Kentucky College of LawRural SociologyMA - MastersN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Handling Property Division & Spousal Support IssuesValuation of Assets in Divorce2013
Family Law Section Annual Winter SeminarMedical Marijuana and Custody & Parenting Time2013
Custody, Support, and Parenting Time UpdateRecent Legal Developments2013
Michigan Judge's Association ConferenceMedical Marijuana and Family Law2012
Eleventh Annual Family Law InstituteNavigating Privilege Issues in Discovery and Trial2012
Tenth Annual Family Law InstituteUp in Smoke: The Intersection of Medical Marijuana and Custody2011
Intersection of Family Law and BankruptcyTo Jointly File or Not: How to Advise Your Family Law Divorce2011
Ninth Annual Family Law InstituteAdvanced Strategies in Child Support Calculation2010
International Academy of Collaborative Practitioners Annual ForumCollaborative Draftsmanship: Finessing the Successful Preparation of Minutes and Agreements2010
Handling Property Division & Spousal Support IssuesProperty Valuation in Divorce2010
Fundamentals of Divorce Practice & Procedure SeriesCustody, Parenting Time, & Support2009