Ruth Goldner

Ruth Goldner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Royal Oak, MI

Goldner Deeg Bissett PLC
 | 316 E. Third Street, Ste. 1, Royal Oak, MI 48067
Phone: 248-556-3732
Fax: 1-844-269-8008
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Ruth Goldner is a partner at Goldner Deeg Bissett PLC, a boutique firm that provides solutions-oriented family law services. She is a member of the Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, and she provides representation in both collaborative law cases and traditional family law litigation. Ms. Goldner is very active in her local community, participating in a number of legal and professional organizations. In particular, she is the Past President of the Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce Business Women's Network and a member of the Michigan Inter-Professional Association on Marriage, Divorce and the Family. Ms. Goldner has contributed to a number of webinars and live presentations with the Institute of Continuing Legal Education.

About Ruth Goldner

Admitted: 2011, Michigan

Professional Webpage: http://www.goldner-deeg.com/ruth-goldner

Honors/Awards:

  • 2020 Volunteer of the Year awarded by the Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce, Volunteer of the Year, Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce, 2020

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Institute of Continuing Legal Education Family Law Advisory Board, 2020
  • Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, Section Member (2016-present), 2019
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Attorney Member (2016-present), 2019
  • Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan, Attorney Member (2016-present), 2019
  • Michigan Inter-Professional Association on Marriage, Divorce and the Family, Attorney Member (2016-present), 2019
  • Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce Business Women's Network, Past President (2016-present), 2019
  • Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce, Member (2015-present), 2019
  • Oakland County Bar Association, Member (2017-present), 2019
  • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, Member (2008-2018), 2018
  • Women's Bar Association, Member (2008-2018), 2018

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Oakland County Bar Association Foundation, Fellow (2018-present), 2019

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • A team of trained family law experts demonstrate using an interdisciplinary collaborative approach to reach a divorce settlement agreement. Decide whether to incorporate these skills into your practice., Presenter, Demonstration: Collaborative Divorce, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2020
  • Moderated the Core Concepts Track at the 17th Annual Family Law Institute, Moderator, Family Law Institute, 17th Annual, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2018
  • No matter how many cases you've handled, get practical guidance from Michigan's most experienced family law litigators with online training. Distinguish yourself with a certificate of completion. Watch 12 successful judges and litigators manage the pretrial phase, navigate local FOC practices, present proofs at trial, and more. Practice with 20+ hands-on exercises. Cover everything from calculating support to understanding jurisdictional differences and presenting evidence. Get expert answers with commentary. Gain new perspectives and take away best practices., Presenter, Custody, Parenting Time, & Support Through Judgment Certificate, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2018
  • Clear, comprehensive drafting is essential in family law practice, whether to seek relief on behalf of your client, accurately reflect an agreement negotiated by the parties, or obtain discovery needed for a full understanding of the parties’ situation. Learn to craft documents to most effectively represent your clients and get the best results., Presenter, Drafting Family Law Documents, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2018
  • Get step-by-step guidance for handling the parenting time case from start to finish. From tips on ensuring a good schedule for the kids to knowing when and how to utilize experts and records, gain skills to immediately implement into your practice., Presenter, Handling the Parenting Time Case, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2018
  • The average domestic divorce case is complicated enough. International assets and foreign residency can make the settlement process much more difficult. Be ready to tackle the unique issues posed in international divorces including child custody, support enforcement, and cultural obligations., Moderator, Divorce Cases with International Issues On Demand Webcast, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2017
  • When you're just starting a litigation practice, Michigan's massive court system can seem daunting. Get a handle on where to bring civil claims, what to do once litigation begins, and how to get your questions answered throughout the process. Also get tips from practitioners and a court of appeals judge on how to make the best impression once you're in the courtroom., Moderator, Michigan Courts 101 On Demand Webcast, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2017
  • The first step to litigating a claim is getting your client's case filed with the court. Start your lawsuit off on the right foot and don't fall victim to common rookie mistakes. Start with the basics on how to research notice requirements, file initial pleadings, serve the defendants, and more., Moderator, Start Your Case On Demand Webcast, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2017
  • Presenter, Family Law Panel - Annual Bench/Bar Conference, Oakland County Bar Association, 2017
  • Moderator, Enforcing Child Support On Demand Webcast, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2016
  • Presenter, The Intersection of Psychology and Family Law: Considerations for a Clinical Practice, Michigan School of Professional Psychology Didactic Training, 2015
  • Presenter, Introduction to Family Law for Practicing Psychologists, Michigan School of Professional Psychology Consortium Training, 2015

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Postjudgment Custody, Parenting Time, and Support Certificate Recipient, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2019
  • Custody, Parenting Time, and Support Through Judgment Certificate Recipient, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2019
  • Annual Advanced Collaborative Practice Training, Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan, 2019
  • Annual Advanced Collaborative Practice Training, Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan, 2018
  • Family Law Certificate Recipient, Institute of Continuing Legal Education & Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, 2018
  • Mediation Training & Internship, Michigan State Court Administrative Office, 2010
  • Annual Collaborative Practice Training, Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan, 2016

Educational Background:

  • University of Michigan-Dearborn, with distinction, 2007
  • Wayne State University Law School, cum laude, 2011
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Office Location for Ruth Goldner

316 E. Third Street, Ste. 1
Royal Oak, MI 48067

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Last Updated: 2/5/2020

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