Jennifer M. Paine

Jennifer M. Paine

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Novi, MI

Pinnacle Family Law
 | 39555 Orchard Hill Place, Suite 600
Novi, MI 48375
Phone: 248-946-8958
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (70%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (20%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Jennifer M. Paine is the lead litigation attorney for Pinnacle Family Law in Michigan.

Ms. Paine is a graduate of Albion College, summa cum laude, and MSU College of Law, summa cum laude. During her studies, she earned jurisprudence awards in the fields of domestic violence, no fault insurance, professional responsibility, child advocacy and alternative dispute resolution.  She graduated summa cum laude. She is a frequent speaker and volunteer for college, law college and civics programs, and she has been featured in USA Today, Huffington Post and the Associated Press.

Ms. Paine practices in the areas of domestic relationsand civil and commercial litigation. She is licensed to practice in the State of Michigan, the US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, the US District Court for the Western District of Michigan and the US Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit. She has also been admitted pro hac vice in several jurisdictions.

She is a Michigan Rising Star, has been named a Top 100 Female Attorneys in Michigan and is the recipient of Client Satisfaction, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys Top 10 in Michigan and Women in Law awards for 2015 and 2016. 

She is a member of the Michigan Defense Trial Group, the Michigan Family Law Section and numerous volunteer and civics organizations, including the Michigan Civics Institute.

She has a passion for the practice of law and legal research. Clients know her best for her accessible style, dedication and willingness to discuss a case whenever needed.



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Speak Up! A New Plan for Michigan's LGAL, available at-

STOP! In the Name of the Law (injunctive relief), available at -

About Jennifer Paine

Admitted: 2008, Michigan

Professional Webpage:


  • Jurisprudence in ADR, Domestic Violence, Professional Responsibility, Advocacy,  Research and Writing, No-Fault Insurance and Child Advocacy; King Scholar Honor, MSU COLLEGE OF LAW

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Family Law Section, State Bar of Michigan

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Mentor/Speaker, MSU College of Law Admissions Mock Judge, Michigan Civics Institute Mock Judge, MSU College of Law

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, “Ten Stupidest Mistakes” SeminarsSpeaker, Cordell CollegeSpeaker, Missouri Domestic Litigation Forum Speak Up! A New Plan for Michigan’s Lawyer-Guardian at LitemThe Homeric Question, UnansweredGuys Guide to Divorce, App Contributor Divorce Source Kit,, Regular Contributor
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Office Location for Jennifer M. Paine

39555 Orchard Hill Place
Suite 600
Novi, MI 48375

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Last Updated: 2/14/2019

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