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|MI||Active And In Good Standing||2008||04/03/2017|
|Attorney||Newton Law Offices PLC||2011 - Present|
|Attorney||Kuiper Orlebeke PC||2009 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Grand Rapids Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section||Chair||2012 - Present|
|Grand Rapids Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section||Member||2008 - 2012|
|Grand Rapids Lawyer||Advancing both Social and Professional Networking||2013|
|Grand Rapids Lawyer||Working Together to Advance Mentoring||2012|
|Michigan State University College of Law||Law||JD||2008|
|Grand Rapids Bar Association||Child Support and Friend of the Court Overview||2013|
|Grand Rapids Bar Association||Divorce and Custody Procedure and Overview||2013|
|GRBA Ask the Lawyer||Friend of the Court||2012|
|GRBA Ask the Lawyer||Child Custody and Parenting Time||2012|
Posted by Kara
Stephanie was the best lawyer I could have asked for. She was very understanding with the needs of my complicated case and made it as smooth as possible considering the circumstances.
Faced with non-communication with not only the other party but also with the other party's lawyer; Stephanie and the other lawyers in the firm consistently showed the utmost professionalism and dedication to settle my divorce. They went above and beyond to make sure that I was happy with the conditions of the divorce.
Even after the divorce was final Stephanie Newton's firm continued to follow up and assured that all loose ends were addressed.
I cannot thank Stephanie enough for her hard work and dedication on my behalf. I highly recommend not only her but also the other attorneys working with her.
Posted by anonymous
I was referred to Stephanie by a friend that worked with Stephanie is a child custody case. While my case was a divorce, I liked the feedback I received from my friend and I set up a consultation. Without a doubt, that was a pivotal and positive decision on my part.
After months of working with a mediator to attempt to agree on child support, property, spousal support, etc., it was clear there were going to be some sticky financial issues that looked like they would be decided by the courts. I heard it over and over from many sources that, nobody will like the result of what the judge will decide. I'm glad I considered this.
I interviewed a few firms before I contacted the Newton Plont firm. After the initial consultation, I knew the same day that I wanted Stephanie in my corner. Stephanie took careful time to understand my situation. Stephanie is personable and empathetic, as well as highly professional and very much to the point. Stephanie asked questions to make sure she understood specific details that were factors in my case that I didn't consider. This to me was key.
After a few weeks of meetings and e-mails, of considering (exhausting) all the possible and potential options, Stephanie helped me come up with creative options to propose. Initially, I was doubtful the options would be considered however, Stephanie's view of the offers combined with her insight, expertise, and experience, I was convinced the offer would be accepted. I was right. The offer was accepted and the judgement of divorce was signed the same day.
If you need to hire an attorney or if you're even thinking about it, contact Stephanie or the Newton Plont firm. Save yourself time and start with the best.
To whomever is reading this, I look forward to reading your words of praise of Stephanie in the future!
Posted by anonymous
Stephanie took on my case, and it was a very difficult one. I had wanted to move my 5 year old daughter to my home state of North Carolina after splitting up with her dad, who is a Michigan native. Stephanie did everything in her power, by the law, to help me achieve this. She is extremely empathetic, intelligent, well-spoken and knowledgeable. Although I was not able to move my daughter out of state due to the law, I would recommend her to anyone, and I would absolutely hire her again. She worked tirelessly with me for months and was always very honest about the potential outcome. She's a great person, and a great lawyer.
Callista Gloss, Criminal defense Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Ms. Newton is a wonderful asset to the West Michigan Legal community. She is extremely knowledgeable, caring, and always goes the extra mile for her clients. I highly recommend her to anyone experiencing a family law issue.