Jennifer M. Paine

Jennifer M. Paine

Attorney
Location:
Novi, Michigan
Phone:
248-946-8958
Email:

Jennifer M. Paine is the lead litigation attorney for Pinnacle Family Law in Michigan.

Ms. Paine is a graduate of Albion College, summa cum laude, and MSU College of Law, summa cum laude. During her studies, she earned jurisprudence awards in the fields of domestic violence, no fault insurance, professional responsibility, child advocacy and alternative dispute resolution. She graduated summa cum laude. She is a frequent speaker and volunteer for college, law college and civics programs, and she has been featured in USA Today, Huffington Post and the Associated Press.

Ms. Paine practices in the areas of domestic relations and civil and commercial litigation. She is licensed to practice in the State of Michigan, the US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, the US District Court for the Western District of Michigan and the US Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit. She has also been admitted pro hac vice in several jurisdictions.

She is a Michigan Rising Star, has been named a Top 100 Female Attorneys in Michigan and is the recipient of Client Satisfaction, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys Top 10 in Michigan and Women in Law awards for 2015 and 2016.

She is a member of the Michigan Defense Trial Group, the Michigan Family Law Section and numerous volunteer and civics organizations, including the Michigan Civics Institute.

She has a passion for the practice of law and legal research. Clients know her best for her accessible style, dedication and willingness to discuss a case whenever needed.

Areas of Practice

  • Domestic Relations
  • Civil and commercial litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit

Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • Juris Doctor summa cum laude
    • Honors: 2008 King Scholar
    • Honors: Jurisprudence awards in the fields of domestic violence, no fault insurance, professional responsibility, child advocacy and alternative dispute resolution
  • Albion College
    • B.A. summa cum laude
    • Honors: 2005 Prentiss T. Brown Honor
    • Major: English
    • Major: Mathematics

Honors and Awards

  • Michigan Rising Star
  • Top 100 Female Attorneys in Michigan
  • Client Satisfaction, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys Top 10 in Michigan
  • Women in Law awards, 2015 - 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Michigan State Bar Family Law Section, Member
  • Children's Law Section
  • Family Law Certificate Program
  • Michigan Defense Trial Group, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Michigan Civics Institute