Nazli G. Sater

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Southfield, MI

Warner Norcross + Judd
 | 2000 Town Center, Suite 2700
Southfield, MI 48075-1318
Phone: 616-426-8174
Fax: 248-603-9778
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009, 2013 - 2016, 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
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    A partner at Warner Norcross + Judd LLP, Nazli G. Sater focuses her practice exclusively on divorce and other family law matters. Located in Southfield, Michigan, she provides astute and compassionate representation to clients throughout the state whose marriages are coming to an end and who are having to reach decisions on such related issues as the division of complex assets and debts, child custody and visitation, and alimony and child support. In regard to property division, Ms. Sater has a great deal of experience in the valuation of business interests, investment portfolios and restricted stock units.

    A forceful courtroom advocate when necessary, Ms. Sater has an extensive background in arbitration, negotiations, and mediation, and she will when appropriate help her clients reach an accord through one or more of these alternative dispute resolution methods. Her successful track record in these often emotional and highly charged cases has led to a great deal of recognition from her fellow attorneys. Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Ms. Sater has also received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, and DBusiness Magazine has named her to its annual Top Lawyers list.

    Ms. Sater majored in political science as an undergraduate at Wayne State University, and she received a Bachelor of Arts in 1982. Remaining in Detroit, she pursued her legal education at Wayne State University Law School and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 1985. After graduation, Ms. Sater served a clerkship with a judge on the 6th Circuit Court in Oakland County. She is admitted to practice in Michigan as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, and her professional affiliations include the Oakland County Bar Association.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

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


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    Super Lawyers: 2009, 2013 - 2016, 2018 - 2020

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    About Nazli Sater

    Admitted: 1985, Michigan

    Professional Webpage:


    • Best Lawyers in America, Family Law and Family Law Arbitration, 2018
    • Named to Michigan Super Lawyer, 2013 - Present
    • Recognized as 2015 10 Best Family Law Attorney for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
    • Named a Top Lawyer in Family Law by DBusiness, 2010
    • Leading Lawyers Michigan, 2014
    • Named a Top Lawyer in Family Law by DBusiness, 2012-2013
    • Named to Michigan Super Lawyers 2009 - 2010
    • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • State Bar of Michigan, Family Law Section Council, Member
    • Karmanos Cancer Institute, Board of Directors, 2009 - Present
    • American Bar Association, Family Law Section
    • Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Family Law, Advisory Board
    • Michigan, 1985
    • Oakland County Bar Association, Family Law Committee, Member 

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Governing Member
    • Inforum - A Professional Women's Alliance, Member, 2015

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • "Fraud in Divorce," American Institute of CPAs
    • "Child Custody," Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan
    • Divorce and After: Is Your Life Insurance Policy Up to Date?, 2016
    • Child Custody Chapter of Michigan Family Law, Sixth Edition, Institute of Continuing Legal Education

    Educational Background:

    • Wayne State University, B.A., 1982
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    2000 Town Center
    Suite 2700
    Southfield, MI 48075-1318

    Phone: 616-426-8174

    Fax: 248-603-9778

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