Roquia K. Draper

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Bloomfield Hills, MI

Warner Norcross + Judd
 | 40701 Woodward Ave, Suite 105
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Phone: 616-426-8174
Fax: 248-603-9681
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
    Attorney Profile

    Roquia Draper advocates on behalf of her clients in both family law and in business contract disputes. Roquia also has unique experience in representing professional clients in complex family law matters involving executive compensation packages, business valuations and complex asset division. Her primary focus on domestic relations allows her to impact her clients’ lives during a very difficult time by being their strongest advocate while providing reasonably aggressive but measured advice. Case in point: Roquia successfully tried a case of first impression in the state of Michigan involving the enforcement of a religious marriage contract in a divorce proceeding. After winning in the trial court, Roquia likewise successfully argued at the Michigan Court of Appeals and won. Her tenacity and success resulted in establishing precedent in the state of Michigan upholding religious marriage contracts as enforceable contracts under Michigan law.
     
    In addition to her strong advocacy skills, Roquia is also skilled in successfully negotiating and resolving matters through alternative dispute resolution. “Divorce is one of the most stressful, life-altering events in a person’s life,” she says. “I am solution-oriented, and I work with clients to find creative, reasonable solutions tailored to their individual life and needs. My goal in any case is to be your advocate, provide you with thoughtful guidance and direction to the next stage of your life.”
     
    In addition to her family law practice, Roquia solves business dilemmas concerning contractual disputes with the same measured aggressiveness she pursues for her family law clients. Roquia won summary disposition for a business client on the issues of liability and damages on a breach of contract claim, and successfully collected judgment for the business client. “It saves my clients from spending any more valuable time and money on litigation and instead allows them to focus on growing their business.”

     

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 7 years

    Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021

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    About Roquia Draper

    Admitted: 2011, Michigan

    Professional Webpage: http://www.wnj.com/Professionals/Attorneys/Roquia-Draper

    Honors/Awards:

    • Named as a Michigan Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2015-Present
    • Completed Certification from the ICLE Family Law Certificate Program, 2015
    • Order of the Coif, 2011
    • Phi Beta Kappa Society

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • ICLE Family Law Certificate completion, 2015

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Michigan, 2011
    • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, President-Elect, present
    • State Bar of Michigan
    • Oakland County Bar Assocation, 2011
    • Oakland County Bar Association Inns of Court, 2013-Present
    • Wayne County Family Law Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, 2013-Present
    • Federal Bar Association, 2011
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2011
    • Grand Rapids Bar Association, 2011

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2012 Leadership Class

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Author of the ICLE Custody Chapter, Contributor--Custody Chapter, ICLE Contributor, 2019

    Educational Background:

    • Wayne State University, magna cum laude-with honors, B.S., 2007
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    Office Location for Roquia K. Draper

    40701 Woodward Ave
    Suite 105
    Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

    Phone: 616-426-8174

    Fax: 248-603-9681

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    Last Updated: 5/14/2021

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