Summary

Kristi is an attorney in our Domestic Relations, Probate Litigation, and Commercial Litigation practice groups. Her practice centers around all aspects of domestic relations law, including divorce, separation, custody, parenting time, child support, spousal support, paternity, post-nuptial and pre-nuptial agreements, change of domicile, post-judgment modifications, and other domestic relations matters. She also represents clients in all aspects of probate litigation involving guardianships and conservatorships, wills, estates, and trusts. Kristi maintains a personalized approach, working with men, women, and families to provide domestic relations and probate-related guidance and advocacy. In her commercial practice, Kristi represents businesses and individuals in all areas of commercial litigation, including membership, partnership, and shareholder disputes, contract disputes, restrictive covenants, and business torts.

Kristi is a former intern and has clerked for Judge Daniel A. O’Brien of the Oakland County Probate Court and for (Ret.) Judge Karen D. McDonald of the Family Division of the Oakland County Circuit Court. Kristi holds a certificate in Child and Family Advocacy.

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Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law

    J.D. magna cum laude

    Senior Notes Editor of the Michigan State Law Review

    Member of the Appellate Moot Court

  • Central Michigan University

    Majors in Law & Economics and Entrepreneurship

    Minors in Legal Studies and Professional Sales 

Admissions

  • State - Michigan
  • Federal - Eastern District of Michigan

Speeches and Publications

  • Redefining Infertility After Obergefell v. Hodges: Why the Fourteenth Amendment Warrants Infertility Insurance Coverage for Same-Sex Couples to Achieve Biological Parenthood, 2017 Mich. St. L. Rev. 595 (2017), Available at https://digitalcommons.law.msu.edu/lr/vol2017/iss3/5

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan

    Member

  • Oakland County Bar Association

    Member