Susan L. Elkouri

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Novi, MI

Elkouri Heath, PLC
 | 39555 Orchard Hill Pl, Suite 215
Novi, MI 48375
Phone: 248-344-9700
Fax: 844-542-8601
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Susan L. Elkouri is a partner at Elkouri Heath, PLC, in Novi, Michigan. Ms. Elkouri practices family law and serves clients throughout the Detroit metropolitan area in cities including Canton, Livonia, Macomb and Novi. She also practices in Oakland County, Wayne County, Livingston County and Washtenaw County.

    Ms. Elkouri has experience with all aspects of family law, including complex divorces involving asset division, closely-held businesses, real estate holdings and tax considerations. In addition, she handles matters involving alimony, child custody, child support, post-judgment enforcement and modifications, parentage, paternity and adoptions, including stepparent adoptions.

    Licensed to practice law since 1994, Ms. Elkouri is admitted before all Michigan state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. She is a seasoned litigator and certified in alternative dispute resolution methods such as collaborative law and mediation.

    Outside of running her family law practice, Ms. Elkouri regularly speaks on family law topics at Schoolcraft College Hinkle Center. She is active in her legal community and belongs to the Oakland County Bar Association, the Wayne County Family Law Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan and the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan.

    Ms. Elkouri is a member of the State Bar of Michigan’s Family Law Certificate program and previously served as a moot court judge at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. She has earned recognition for her accomplishments including being named one of the “10 best” by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys in 2018 and 2019.  Ms. Elkouri was selected as a Super Lawyer 2018 and 2019.  Further, she was chosen as a DBusiness Top Lawyer 2019 and named in Hour Detroit, The Top Women Attorneys in Michigan.

    Ms. Elkouri received a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University. She earned her law degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights


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    Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021

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    About Susan Elkouri

    Admitted: 1994, Michigan

    Professional Webpage:


    • Super Lawyers 2019, Super Lawyers 2019, 2019
    • Super Lawyers, 2018, Super Lawyers, 2018
    • DBusiness has recognized Susan L. Elkouri as an expert in the field of Family Law - 2109 Top Lawyers, DBusiness 2019 Top Lawyers, DBusiness, 2019
    • Avvo, Top Attorney
    • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 10 Best, 2018

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Collaborative Law Certification
    • Certified Mediator
    • Certified Collaborative Divorce Law Practitioner
    • Domestic Relations Mediator, 2016

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Michigan, 1994
    • Oakland County Bar Association
    • Wayne County Family Law Bar Association
    • Michigan State Bar Association
    • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan
    • United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1995

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Lecturer at Schoolcraft Hinkle Center

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Author of the Chapter Understanding the Collaborative Law Process and its Applications, The Impact of the Uniform Collaborative Law Act, Aspatore Books, a Thomson Reuters business, 2013
    • Inside the Minds: The Impact of the Uniform Collaborative Law Act, Chapter: Understanding the Collaborative Law Process and Its Applications, Aspatore Books, 2013. 

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Hour Detroit Top Women Attorneys in Michigan, 2020
    • Hour Detroit, The Top Women Attorneys in Michigan, 2018
    • DBusiness Top Lawyers, 2018

    Educational Background:

    • Michigan State University, B.A., 1991
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    Office Location for Susan L. Elkouri

    39555 Orchard Hill Pl
    Suite 215
    Novi, MI 48375

    Phone: 248-344-9700

    Fax: 844-542-8601

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    Last Updated: 3/16/2021

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