Michael A. Robbins

Top rated Family Law attorney in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Law Office of Michael A. Robbins
Michael A. Robbins
Law Office of Michael A. Robbins

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Michigan since: 1982

Education: Wayne State University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

Law Office of Michael A. Robbins

3910 Telegraph Rd Ste 200
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302 Visit website


Michael A. Robbins is a nationally renowned attorney who has been practicing Divorce and Family Law in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan,  Birmingham, MI. and the surrounding counties of Oakland, Wayne, and Macomb since 1981. He is a respected lawyer who concentrates his practice exclusively in Matrimonial law matters, including family law, divorce, child custody, parenting time, spousal maintenance, child support, property division, division of retirement benefits, tax consequences of divorce, annulments, paternity, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, mediation and arbitration, change of domicile, grandparents' rights, domestic violence and post-judgment proceedings.

Mr. Robbins was recently included in the 2012 edition of "The Best lawyers in America" for Divorce and Family Law. He was also showcased in 2011 by Newsweek Magazine as one of the 8 Leaders in Family Law/Divorce in the United States.  Mr. Robbins was also named in the New York Times in 2011 as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Michigan.  Mr. Robbins is also past chairperson of the family law section of the State Bar of Michigan; past president of the Michigan Inter-Professional Association; and past president of the Michigan chapter of the American Academy of the Matrimonial Lawyers.

Due to Mr. Robbins' extensive experience, he often assists the courts as a mediator and arbitrator in family law disputes. Additionally, he gives frequent lectures and has authored numerous articles on family law. He has also been a guest on "Good Morning America," "The Today Show" and "CBS Good Morning."

Mr. Robbins' philosophy is that every client deserves individual attention and the best representation possible, and he has developed a reputation for attending to the needs of his clients. He also recognizes the emotional trauma and pain many individuals suffer during a divorce. As a result, he offers his clients the time and the experience necessary to successfully guide them through this difficult time.

In every case, Mr. Robbins first attempts to resolve the matter in a quick, civilized, fair and cost-effective way. If the matter cannot be satisfactorily settled, however, he provides aggressive and professional representation in court.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Father's Rights, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 1982

Professional Webpage: http://www.michaelarobbins.com/Attorney-Profile/Michael-A-Ro...

  • Showcased in Newsweek Magazine in 2011 as one of the top 8 Family Lawyers in the United States
  • Listed in the " Best Lawyers In America" in Family Law, 2012
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State Bar of Michigan, Family Law Section, June 4, 1982
  • B'Nai B'rith Barristers
  • Board of Directors, Southfield Bar Association, 1984 - 1990
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • State Bar of Michigan, Young Lawyers Section
  • State Bar of Michigan, Representative Assembly, 1988 - 1991
  • Fellow, Michigan State Bar Foundation, 2001 - Present
  • President, Michigan Interprofessional Association, 1999 - 2002
  • Vice President, Michigan Interprofessional Association, 1998 - 1999
  • Board Member, Michigan Interprofessional Association, 1994 - Present
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1994 - Present
  • President, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Michigan Chapter, 2008-2009
  • Chairperson, State Bar of Michigan, Family Law Section, 1994 - 1995
  • Chair-Elect, State Bar of Michigan, Family Law Section, 1993 - 1994
  • Treasurer, State Bar of Michigan, Family Law Section, 1992 - 1993
  • Corresponding Secretary, State Bar of Michigan, Family Law Section, 1991 - 1992
  • Chairperson, State Bar of Michigan, Family Law Section, 1990 - 1993
  • State Bar of Michigan, Continuing Legal Education, Family Law Section
  • Recording Secretary, State Bar of Michigan, Family Law Section, 1989 - 1990
  • Council Member, State Bar of Michigan, Family Law Section, 1986 - 1993
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1982
  • Michigan, 1982
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Coping With the Tragedy of September 11, 2001
  • Michigan Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Guest Lecturer, Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • Guest Lecturer, Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
  • Rochester Bar Association
  • Family Law Section Seminar
  • Southfield Bar Association
  • Guest Lecturer, State Bar of Michigan Family Law Section
  • Macomb County People's Law School
  • Southfield County People's Law School
  • Father's For Equal Rights
  • Grandparents Rights Organization
  • Parents Without Partners
  • Michigan Inter-Professional Association
  • Guest Lecturer, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Faculty Member, Instructor in Family Law, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
  • Divorce in Michigan, 1986
  • Outline to Domestic Relations Orders, 1989
  • The Child Custody Questionnaire, 1989
  • Visitation/Parenting Time An Overview, 1989
  • Joint Custody, 1989
  • Third Party Rights Regarding Custody, Visitation and Support, 1991
  • The Power of the Press, 1994
  • Outline to Domestic Relations Orders, 1994
  • What is a Parent?, 1995
  • New Third Party Custody Bill, 1995
  • Preparing Your Clients for the Custody Battle, 1995
  • A Family Court for Michigan, 1995
  • The Side Effects of Divorce, 1995
  • A Step Back in Time, 1995
  • We are What we are Perceived to be, 1995
  • Joint Custody, 1996
  • Divorce Reform Ideas in the New Millennium, 1999
  • How to Prepare and Try a Family Law Case, 1999
  • Antenuptial Agreements - Enforceable or Unenforceable, 2000
  • Disputes in Arbitration Orders and Agreements, 2000
  • The Side Effects of Divorce, 2001
  • Tips for Divorcing Parents, 2002
  • Michigan Family Law - Marriage and Annulment, 2003
  • The Debate Over Same Sex Marriages, 2004
Educational Background:
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, B.A. in General Studies, 1977
  • Atkinson v. Atkinson, Michigan Court of Appeals and Supreme Court, 1986

Office location for Michael A. Robbins

3910 Telegraph Rd Ste 200
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

Phone: 248-646-7980


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