Anne L. Argiroff

Top rated Appellate attorney in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Anne Argiroff PLC
Anne L. Argiroff
Anne Argiroff PLC

Practice Areas: Appellate, Family Law

Licensed in Michigan since: 1984

Education: Wayne State University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023

Anne Argiroff PLC

30300 Northwestern Hwy
Ste. 135
Farmington Hills, MI 48334 Phone: 248-615-4493 Email: Anne L. Argiroff

Details

Anne L. Argiroff has an active and successful Michigan appellate practice concentrating on family law, with recent published cases in 2013, 2014, and 2015. Her office is in Farmington Hills and she serves clients throughout Michigan. With over 25 years of experience, Ms. Argiroff brings expertise and understanding to each case. In addition, she has authored amicus briefs in the Michigan Supreme Court and Court of Appeals and in the United States Supreme Court. She also speaks on and has published numerous articles on a variety of domestic relations topics. Ms. Argiroff’s areas of service include family law appeals related to: child custody, third party custody disputes, child support, spousal support, property division, retirement, divorce, domestic disputes, personal protection orders, and probate.

First Admitted: 1984, Michigan

Professional Webpage: https://mifamilyappeals.com/lawyer/Anne-Argiroff,-Attorney-a...

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Chair: Appellate Practice Section Council - State Bar of Michigan: Chair of active bar section with over 800 members focusing on appellate advocacy. Developed day-long annual meeting program, including an e-filing training and a panel discussion with Michigan Supreme Court justices and Michigan Court of Appeals judges. Created remote seminars on a variety of appellate topics. 2020-2021
  • Founding Member:  MCFLAA (Michigan Coalition of Family Law Appellate Attorneys). Organization active in commenting on court rule proposals affecting family law in Michigan.  See e.g., Michigan Supreme Court ADM File No. 2021-16 (MCFLAA comment); MSC amended court rule MCR 7.305(C)(2). Published numerous articles on family law topics, including an up-coming article on prenuptial agreements for the State Bar of Michigan, discussed in more detail below.  2016
  • United States Supreme Court - Admission 1999. Drafted amicus brief for five organizations supporting winning position in Troxel v Granville, 530 U.S. 57 (2000).
  • Member: Family Law Section Council - State Bar of Michigan - 1992-2012 (various terms, including Chair of Amicus, Pro Bono, and Court Rules Committees).
  • Amicus Committee Co-Chair: Family Law Section Council - State Bar of Michigan - 2015-present. Co-chair of an active committee involved in drafting amicus briefs in the Michigan Appellate Courts, addressing wide-ranging domestic relations issues. See Section below describing significant cases.
  • Council Member: Appellate Practice Section Council - State Bar of Michigan - 2015-present.
  • Chair-Elect: Appellate Practice Section Council - State Bar of Michigan - 2019-2020.
  • Continuing Appellate Practice Section Council ex-officio voting member: 2021-2024.
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • I have been actively involved in pro bono activities  I am a former legal aid attorney and have been consistently committed to providing pro bono services since beginning my private practice in the 1990s.  My efforts have been recognized by the State Bar of Michigan. See "A Lawyer Helps:  Giving a Voice to Victims of Domestic Violence."https://www.michbar.org/alawyerhelps/storydetail/storyid=114
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • United States Supreme Court - Admission - 1999. State Bar of Michigan.  Member in Good Standing.  1984-present.
Educational Background:
  • University of Michigan, B.A.
Representative Clients:
  • I represent clients throughout the State of Michigan., 2022
Verdicts/Settlements:
  • Recent Opinions of Note:  Echols v Kabza (Nov. 2021)- represented prevailing party in a custody appeal.  The decision was selected as a silver award winner in "The 2021 Case Law Medal Winners,"  Michigan Family Law Journal, February 2022.  https://www.michbar.org/journal/details/Michigan-Bar-Journal-February-2022-full-PDF?articleid=4330Kuebler v Kuebler  (Nov. 2021) - represented the prevailing party in custody appeal. The opinion is a detailed discussion of the threshold requirements for addressing modification of custody. Jacobs v Jacobs (March 2020) - represented the prevailing party in a custody appeal.  The Court of Appeals held that a trial court cannot modify custody or parenting time without holding an evidentiary hearing and making required statutory findings; case remanded to a new judge.  Recent Significant Amicus Briefs: As co-chair of the Family Law Section Amicus Committee, I have been involved in a number of amicus briefs filed in significant family law appeals.  A complete list can be sent upon request.  Samples of earlier significant published appellate opinionsBowie v Arder (Michigan Supreme Court), 1992, Burnett v Burnett (2013); Sulaica v Rometty (2014); Eickelberg v Eickelberg (2015); Lake v Putnam (2016). Published opinions - involvement as amicus drafter:  In re Clausen and In re AMB.  I drafted an amicus brief on behalf of five organizations from various states in support of the prevailing party in the US Supreme Court case of Troxel v Granville. A complete list can be sent upon request.   , 2022
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Please contact me for a detailed list of published articles.  I will have another article published in the Michigan Bar Journal in February 2023 concerning prenuptial agreements., 2023
Industry Groups:
  • Appellate representation of individual parties in family law appeals from every county in Michigan.

Office location for Anne L. Argiroff

30300 Northwestern Hwy
Ste. 135
Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Selections

10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023

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