Lorne B. Gold

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Bloomfield Hills, MI

The Gold Law Firm PLLC
 | 40900 Woodward Ave, Suite 100
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Phone: 248-530-3600
Fax: 248-530-3601
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2008
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Lorne B. Gold founded his Bloomfield Hills law office, The Gold Law Firm PLLC in 2008, after gaining nearly 15 years of legal experience in Michigan. Today, after more than 20 years as a lawyer, Mr. Gold is one of the leading attorneys in the state, which brings clients from Wayne, Macomb and Oakland counties and beyond to his family law firm for help overcoming challenges related to the following:

• Divorce
• Property division
• Business valuation
• Spousal support
• Child custody
• Parenting time
• Child support

Mr. Gold began his legal career in 1994 after earning his law degree from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and his admission to the State Bar of Michigan. After law school, attorney Gold joined the Oakland County Prosecutor's Office, where he served as an assistant district attorney.
The six years he spent as a prosecutor prepared him well for when his family law cases require litigation. However, Mr. Gold is not only a trial attorney, but also a mediator who is ready to help his clients, regardless of the paths their cases take.

Since going into private practice and focusing on family law, Mr. Gold has earned a reputation as a talented legal professional. He has a "Superb" rating from Avvo, and he has received a Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, he is a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, an honor only bestowed upon less than 1 percent of attorneys in the country.
Attorney Gold is an active member of the legal community. He is a regular guest speaker and published author. In addition, he is a member of a number of legal organizations, including the Oakland County Bar Association.

*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.

 

About Lorne Gold

Admitted: 1994, Michigan

Professional Webpage: https://www.avvo.com/attorneys/48304-mi-lorne-gold-741946.ht...

Honors and Awards:

  • Superlawyer, 2008 - Present
  • Recognized as One Michigan’s Top Five Consumer Superlawyers® since 2013
  • Oakland County Prosecutors Office Distinguished Service Award, 1999
  • HAVEN Award of Excellence in Service, 1999
  • Mark Family Young Leadership Award, 2006
  • Superlawyer Rising Star, 2008
  • Top 100 Superlawyers, 2010 - Present
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Supreme Court Administrative Office Caseflow Time Guideline Workshop (Appointee, State Bar of Michigan, 2009)
  • Michigan Council for Divorce and Family Mediation
  • Michigan Inter-Professional Association, Divorce and the Family
  • Chair, Mid-Summer Conference, 2008 - Present
  • Chair, Michigan Family Law Journal Committee 2007 - Present
  • Chair, Continuing Legal Education Committee 2004 - 2005
  • Chair, Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2003 - 2004
  • State Bar of Michigan, Elected Section Council, Family Law Section, 2002
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member 
  • Past Chair, Continuing Legal Education Committee
  • Oakland County Bar Association, Foundation Fellow, 2006 - Present
  • Council Member, Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Chair Young Adult Division Annual Campaign, 2005 - 2007
  • Emerging Leaders New Detroit
  • Jewish Federation Metropolitan Detroit, Board of Governors, 2005 - 2007
  • Anti-Defamation League, Director
  • Jewish Family Service Agency of Metropolitan Detroit, Director, 20002 - Present
  • Jewish Family Service Agency of Metropolitan Detroit, Executive Committee, 2004 - Present
  • Jewish Family Service Agency of Metropolitan Detroit, Vice-President, 2006 - Present

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Author, "Anti-Spoliation Letters to Opposing Counsel," The Family Advocate (ABA Family Law Section Journal), Winter 2006/2007
  • Police Cadet Training, Oakland University, 1997-1999
  • Instructor, Certified Domestic Violence and PPO, Statewide Police Departments, 1997-1999
  • "Drafting Divorce Practice Documents", State Bar of Michigan Family Law Section, Winter 2002
  • "The New MRE 702, 703 and 1101", State Bar of Michigan Family Law Section, 2004
  • "Family Law Practice in the Age of Electronics", Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Summer 2004
  • "Unlocking the Secrets of the Parties' Computers," 4th Annual Michigan Family Law Institute, Fall 2004
  • "Electronic Discovery and Electronic Evidence in Family Law Matters," 5th Annual Michigan Family Law Institute, Fall 2005
  • "Electronic Discovery Issues in Family Law," Oakland County Bar Association Family Law Committee, Spring 2006
  • "Current Child Support Issues," Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Spring 2006
  • Lecturer, "Fundamentals of Divorce Practice and Procedure - Discovery," Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Fall 2006
  • "Revised MCR 2.107 Allows Service by E Mail", Michigan Family Law Journal, January 2008
  • "Model Letters: The Discovery Process", The Family Advocate (ABA Family Law Section Journal), Winter 2007/2008
  • "Motions to Compel Electronic Discovery," The Family Advocate (ABA Family Law Section Journal), Winter 2006/2007
  • Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), Contributor & Lecturer (ongoing), Family Law Institute Planning Committee, 2008 - Present

Educational Background:

  • James Madison College, 1991
  • Michigan State University
Office Location for Lorne B. Gold

40900 Woodward Ave
Suite 100
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Phone: 248-530-3600

Fax: 248-530-3601

 

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Last Updated: 4/11/2018

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