Saraphoena B. Koffron

Saraphoena B. Koffron

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Kalamazoo, MI

Austin+Koffron
 | 141 East Michigan Avenue, Suite 400
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Phone: 269-459-9500
Fax: 269-585-5995
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

After years of practicing with well-established firms in Southwest Michigan, Saraphoena B. (Austin) Koffron co-founded Austin & Koffron to advance her passion for family law.

Family law matters affect more than just those directly involved.   The trickle-down stress of a divorce, custody, or post-judgment case impacts a person's ability to focus on employment, manage their business, maintain friendships, and, most of all, raise their children. 

With a belief that knowledge is power, Saraphoena takes the time to educate and counsel her clients through various family law processes, which include structuring cost-effective litigation strategies and building a problem-solving method for settlement.  Having a skilled representative like Saraphoena take the lead and manage the case trajectory relieves clients from shouldering all their burdens – enabling them to focus on living life, instead of living the litigation.  

 

About Saraphoena Koffron

Admitted: 2004, Michigan

Professional Webpage: https://austin-koffron.com/about-us/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar of Michigan (2009-current)
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section (2009-present)
  • Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan (2009-present)
  • Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan (2013-present)
  • Kalamazoo County Bar Association (2009-current)
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (2013-present)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer family law attorney, Kalamazoo County Bar Association Legal Aid Clinic
  • Volunteer attorney, Family Law Assistance Clinic in Kalamazoo County

Representative Clients:

  • Represented the prevailing party in the Michigan Supreme Court case Hunter v Hunter, 484 Mich 247 (2009), which addressed the weight of the constitutionally protected statutory parental presumption in MCL 722.25 in custody disputes between parents and third parties., 2009

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Saraphoena was the only recipient of two Ba'alat Mitzvah awards, one in Social Advocacy and the other in Hiddur Mitzvah, from the International Women's League of Conservative Judaism.  , 2008

Educational Background:

  • Wayne State University Law School, Master of Laws (LLM), 2009
  • Eastern Michigan University, Bachelor of Science in English, Literature, & American Language Graduated Cum Laude, 2000
Office Location for Saraphoena B. Koffron

141 East Michigan Avenue
Suite 400
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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Last Updated: 5/16/2019

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