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Colleen M. Markou

About me

After having worked with my mentor for eighteen years, I decided to open my own practice.  I focus on assisting families that are stuggling with various  family law matters.  I not only vigilanty represent individuals while navigating the emotional and legal processes they face, but I assist parties in mediating their disputes.  My experience permits me to guide parties through the process of:  divorce, separate maintenance, custody disputes, paternity actions, child support disputes, spousal support requests, property division, adoptions, marital settlement agreements, pre-nuptial agreements, and neglect proceedings.


Practice areas


  1. Family: 40%
  2. Divorce: 30%
  3. Child Custody: 25%
  4. Mediation: 5%



Hourly ($165-250/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

2 total 

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  • Erika Leuffen Salerno

    I endorse this lawyer. Colleen is an impassioned advocate for her clients and is always well prepared.


    Erika Salerno Child custody Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Gail M. Towne

    I endorse this lawyer. Colleen is a remarkable family law attorney. Colleen is able to balance passionate advocacy for her clients with reason and understanding in an area of law that is so emotionally fueled. Colleen is extremely knowledgable, thoughtful, strong and compassionate. I highly recommend Colleen.


    Gail Towne Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Colleen Markou Law

325 N. Burdick
Kalamazoo, MI, 49007


MIActive And In Good Standing199605/14/2016
ILAdministrative - Not Authorized to Practice199405/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyColleen Markou Law PC2015 - Present
AttorneyStancati & Assoc, PLC1997 - Present
Law ClerkKalamazoo County Circuit Court1994 - 1997
Credit AnalystGainer Bank1988 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Michigan, Character and Fitness CommitteeMember2014 - Present
Kalamazoo County Family Law Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Kalamazoo County Bar AssociationN/A1994 - Present
State Bar of MichiganN/A1994 - Present
State Bar of Michigan Family Law CouncilMember2013 - 2015
Kalamazoo Zoning Board of AppealsN/A1998 - 2003
Kalamazoo County Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A1995 - 2000
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Kalamazoo County 2012 6284Court awards father temporary custody
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Publication nameTitleDate
Michigan Family Law JournalRecent Published and Unpublished Cases2016
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Valparaiso University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Valparaiso UniversityFinanceBBA1988