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Akiva E. Goldman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Troy, MI

Goldman & Associates
3150 Livernois Rd, Ste. #335
Troy, MI 48083
Phone: 248-590-6700
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020, 2022
Licensed in Michigan Since: 1986
Practice Areas: Family Law, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Akiva E. Goldman is the managing partner of Goldman & Associates, which has law offices in Troy, Sterling Heights, Bloomfield Hills, Southfield, Novi, Detroit, Livonia and Grand Rapids, Michigan. Serving a diverse range of clients throughout the greater Detroit metro region, Mr. Goldman provides unmatched counsel and support to those who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Divorce and child custody

· Personal injury

· DUI defense

· Criminal defense for drug crimes, burglary, theft and robbery, domestic violence, and other felonies and misdemeanors

Recognized for the remarkable success he has achieved, Mr. Goldman has earned a Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished* peer review rating as well as a designation among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers from The National Trial Lawyers. He has also received many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers as being among the top lawyers in Michigan, and he has received Superb, 10 out of 10 client ratings on Avvo.

A 1982 graduate of Wayne State University, Mr. Goldman returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor magna cum laude from Wayne State University Law School in 1986. While there, he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the school's Moot Court Team, which won the negotiation competition in 1985. He also received the Trial Award from the school as well as an Appreciate Award from the Michigan Therapy Association.

Mr. Goldman has served as referral attorney with Hyatt Legal, Legal Shield and Prepaid Legal, and he is a member of the AARP Legal Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Michigan Bar Association and the Macomb County Bar Foundation. He also serves on the Oakland County Bar Association's CLE Committee, and he serves as secretary/treasurer of the Metropolitan Kashruth Company.

A recognized leader in his field, Mr. Goldman maintains his site's legal blog, and he has conducted many lectures and continuing legal education seminars across his region. He has also appeared on several television news programs, where he has offered in-depth legal commentary on a variety of topics.

*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
  • 30%Family Law
  • 30%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 20%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Custody & Visitation, Divorce, DUI/DWI, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, Personal Injury - Plaintiff


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020, 2022

About Akiva E. Goldman

First Admitted: 1986, Michigan

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Educational Background

  • Wayne State University, with Honors

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Legal Counsel Member of the State Bar of Michigan
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Office Location for Akiva E. Goldman

3150 Livernois Rd
Ste. #335
Troy, MI 48083

Phone: 248-590-6700

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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