Denise Alexander-Pyle

Denise Alexander-Pyle

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Marion, IN

Denise R. Alexander-Pyle, LLC
 | 2427 W. 500 S., State Road 22
Marion, IN 46953
Phone: 765-662-3008
Fax: 765-662-3493
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    The founder of her own law firm, Denise Alexander-Pyle, LLC, in Marion, Indiana, Denise R. Alexander-Pyle assists clients throughout Grant County and other parts of the state with their family law, estate planning and administration, probate and real estate needs. Her family law practice includes divorce, parenting time and prenuptial agreements, and she has been certified as a family law mediator by the Indiana Supreme Court.

    Ms. Alexander-Pyle received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Michigan in 1973. She then attended what was then known as Detroit College of Law and what is now Michigan State University College of Law and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 1973. Admitted to practice in Indiana and Michigan, Ms. Alexander-Pyle is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan.

    Over her career, Ms. Alexander-Pyle has developed a reputation as a top attorney among her fellow professionals. She has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America and has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. She has also appeared on DBusiness magazine's annual "Top Lawyers in metro Detroit" list.

    A former president of the Michigan Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Ms. Alexander-Pyle remains an active participant in that organization as well as several others, including the Family & Juvenile Law Section of the Indiana State Bar Association. She has had several articles on family law published in the Michigan Family Law Journal, a bi-monthly publication of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Certificates and Credentials

    American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

    About Denise Alexander-Pyle

    Admitted: 2011, Indiana

    Professional Webpage:


    • Best Lawyers in America - Family Law, 2012-2019
    • Top 50 Michigan Women Super Lawyers, 2006, 2015
    • Southfield Business and Professional Women's "Women of the Year", 1992
    • Crain's Detroit Business-90 for the 90's-Honoree
    • Carehouse of Oakland County-Circle of Hope Award, 2007
    • Southfield Business Women's Award; Woman of the Year Award, 1992
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, President Michigan Chapter, 2010
    • DBusiness Magazine Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified in the state of Indiana as both a domestic and civil mediator
    • International Trade, Thunderbird Management Center, Glendale, Arizona, 1991

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Michigan Interprofessional Association On Marriage, Family and Children(MIPA), Board of Trustees, Treasurer, 2006-2015
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), Fellow
    • Child Abuse and Neglect Council of Oakland County ("CANCO"), Past President of Board of Trustees
    • State Bar of Michigan, Member, Family Law Section
    • Indiana State Bar Association, Family and Juvenile Law Section
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 1976
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1976
    • Michigan, 1976
    • Indiana, 2011

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Author, The Power of 1(0), A Guide to Living the Ten Commandments and the Golden Rule in Modern Times, Balboa Press, 2018
    • Co-Author and Co-Presenter, Understanding Marital Torts, Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2013
    • Presenter and author, supporting materials for the ICLE seminar on Trying a Divorce Case. , Lecturer, Trying a Divorce Case -Direct Examination, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2008
    • Author, To Sign or Not to Sign: Pitfalls of the Final Agreement, Michigan State Bar Family Law Journal Special Edition - Dividing the Assets, 2001
    • Author, Procedures for Obtaining a Personal Protection Order, Michigan State Bar Family Law Journal Special Edition for Single Parents, 1998
    • Author, Diplomacy in Domestic Relations, Michigan State Bar Family Law Journal(Volume 22 April 1995), 1995
    • Lecturer, Institute of Continuing Legal Education
    • Presenter: AAML - Michigan Chapter Annual Seminar 2001 - 2015
    • Co-Author and Co-Presenter, ICLE Annual Family Law Seminar, November 2013

    Educational Background:

    • University of Michigan, Bachelor of General Studies in Political Science, 1973

    Industry Groups

    • Divorce
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    Office Location for Denise Alexander-Pyle

    2427 W. 500 S.
    State Road 22
    Marion, IN 46953

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    Last Updated: 11/19/2019

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