Kathleen L. Cole

Kathleen L. Cole

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Livonia, MI

Cole Family Law
 | 15624 Farmington Road, Livonia, MI 48154
Phone: 734-466-9760
Fax: 734-466-9762
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
    Attorney Profile

    For over 24 years, Kathleen L. Cole has represented clients in Wayne County, Oakland County, Livingston County, Washtenaw County, and the surrounding areas in a wide range of family law matters. As the founder of Cole Family Law and a certified domestic relations mediator, Ms. Cole uses a combination of methods to help clients find a solution that minimizes the need for litigation. However, if the other party is unwilling to cooperate, Ms. Cole will not hesitate to use her trial skills to defend her client's rights in a court of law.

    To stay informed of the latest developments and best serve her clients, Ms. Cole is a member of several organizations, including the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan Family Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution Sections. She is a Past-President of the Livonia Bar Association and is a Fellow of the American Bar Association.  She has served as a moot court judge for the Michigan State University College of Law and is a member of The Institute of Continuing Legal Education, which offers assistance and resources to attorneys throughout Michigan.

    Ms. Cole handles a range of issues that affect families such as adoption, spousal support, child custody, child support, parenting time and divorce. She knows that family law matters are often filled with heightened emotions and helps clients stay focused on the bigger picture. Ms. Cole explains how state laws will apply to her clients' situations and puts together a plan that keeps their goals as the center focus.  Ms. Cole also serves as a Mediator for family law and other legal matters.

    Before choosing to study law, Ms. Cole attended the James Madison College at Michigan State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations. She then attended the Michigan State University College of Law and graduated in 1995, with a Juris Doctor.

    About Kathleen Cole

    Admitted: 1995, Michigan

    Professional Webpage: http://www.colefamilylaw.com/about.htm

    Honors/Awards:

    • Fellow American Bar Foundation - 2016
    • Recognized as an expert in the area of Family Law., Top Lawyers, dbusiness, 2019
    • Moot Court Judge, Michigan State University School of Law

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Domestic Relations Mediation Certification, 2010

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • State Bar of Michigan, 1995
    • Amercian Bar Association
    • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2000
    • Past President - Livonia Bar Association
    • U.S. Federal Courts
    • Wayne County Family Law Bar Association
    • Michigan State Bar Association Family Law Section
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the State Bar of Michigan 

    Educational Background:

    • James Madison College at Michigan State University, Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations

    Industry Groups

    • American Bar Association
    • Livonia Bar Association
    • Michigan State Bar Association Family Law Section
    • Wayne County Family Law Bar Association
    • Women Lawyers Association Of Michigan
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    Office Location for Kathleen L. Cole

    15624 Farmington Road
    Livonia, MI 48154

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    Last Updated: 4/2/2020

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