James W. Chryssikos

Top rated Family Law attorney in Troy, Michigan

James Chryssikos Law Firm, PLLC
James W. Chryssikos
James Chryssikos Law Firm, PLLC

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Michigan since: 2000

Education: University of Detroit Mercy School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023

James Chryssikos Law Firm, PLLC

1111 W. Long Lake Rd.
Suite 202
Troy, MI 48098 Visit website

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James Chryssikos is an experienced divorce, family law attorney and mediator in Troy, Michigan. He has practiced nearly exclusively in the field of divorce and family law for over 20 years in Southeast Michigan.  Mr. Chryssikos earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Michigan State University in 1996 and Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 2000.

  Admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 2000, Mr. Chryssikos is licensed to practice in all courts in the State of Michigan, as well as in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. He is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell as Preeminent in the area of Family Law, as well as being selected by Super Lawyers as a top family law attorney in the State of Michigan each year since 2018.  He also holds a Certificate of Completion in the area of Family Law from the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, and he is also trained as a domestic relations mediator, demonstrating his commitment to the area of divorce and family law.   An active member of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, Mr. Chryssikos is trained in Collaborative Divorce, serving on the Board of Directors of the Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan (CPIM) since 2020, including serving as CPIM President in 2023.  He serves on the Family Law Council for the State Bar of Michigan, where he previously chaired the Collaborative Divorce Committee, and currently co-chairs the Legislative Committee.  He serves on the Editorial Board of the Michigan Family Law Journal in which has publish multiple articles relating to family law issues.

 

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2000

Professional Webpage: http://www.chryssikoslaw.com/attorney-profile/

Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Completed 40 Hours Domestic Relations Mediation Training and 8 Hour Domestic Violence Screening Training
  • Certificate of Completion in the area of Family Law, Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • Certificate of Completion from Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan, 2014; Certificate of Completion for The Family Law Certificate Program from The Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2014
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • President of Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan (CPIM), 2023
  • Family Law Council, State Bar of Michigan, Council Member
  • Legislative Committee, Family Law Council, Co-Chair
  • Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan - Board of Directors
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Hellenic Bar Association of Michigan, Past Vice-President
  • Certificate of Completion in the area of Family Law, Family Law Section, State Bar of Michigan
  • Family Law Section, Michigan Bar Association, Member
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, State Bar of Michigan - Member
  • Collaborative Divorce Committee, Family Law Council, Past-Chair
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association
Honors/Awards:
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Book Award for Advanced Legal Writing
  • , Fellow, Oakland County Bar Foundation
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Membership in the National Order of Barristers
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Moot Court Board of Directors, Managing Editor
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell as Preeminent in the area of Family Law
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Troy Chamber of Commerce
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Michigan Family Law Journal, Editorial Board
Educational Background:
  • Juris Doctor - University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 2000
  • Bachelor of Arts, Michigan State University, 1996
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Super Lawyers Selectee in Family Law, 2020
  • Super Lawyers Selectee in Family Law, 2019
  • Super Lawyers Selectee in Family Law, 2018
  • Rated 10 out of 10 on Avvo.com, 2016
  • AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell - Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards, 2015

Office location for James W. Chryssikos

1111 W. Long Lake Rd.
Suite 202
Troy, MI 48098

Phone: 248-290-0515

Selections

6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023

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