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Connie R. Thacker

Contact Information

grand rapids office: 616 888 3810
601 5th street nw, suite 210
grand rapids michigan 49504

grand haven office: 616 888 3810

saugatuck office: 269 857 9120

Practice State



Family Law

Legal Organizations

Connie is a Fellow in the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). Only 1,600 Attorneys across the entire country are members of this prestigious organization. To become a member, Ms. Thacker completed the intensive interview, anonymous peer review both by judges and other attorneys as well as successfully completed a four-hour exam related entirely to family law. She has received formal training and certification from the AAML Matrimonial Arbitration Training Institute and is only one of few Attorneys in Western Michigan certified by the AALM as an arbitrator.


Connie was named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyer in 2016 for Grand Rapids in the area of Collaborative Divorce Practice, as well as “Lawyer of the Year” in 2011, 2015 and 2017 in the area of Family Law. She is named by the organization “The Best Lawyers in America” for family law, collaborative practice and family law mediation in Grand Rapids.

CLE Presentations

The Divorce Process, ICLE Drafting the Judgment of Divorce and Follow Up, ICLE Domestic Violence/Domestic Abuse, ICLE Fundamentals of Divorce Practice and Procedure, ICLE Non-Marital Unions, ICLE Attorney Fees from A-Z, ICLE Cohabitation Agreements, ICLE Understanding Psychological Reports, ICLE The impact of Divorce on Special Needs Children, ICLE DOMA and Marriage Equality, ICLE Alternative Dispute Resolution, ICLE Overcoming Child-Parent Contact Problem/Alienation, ICLE Custody Evaluations, State Bar of Michigan, ICLE Joint Legal Custody, AAML Parent Coordination, AAML Understanding Arbitration, AAML Judgment of Divorce, AAML Enforcement of Prenuptial Agreements, AAML Child Support Deviation from the Formula, AAML Prenuptial Agreements, Edward Jones The Divorce Process, Western Michigan Estate Planning


The Closing Letter, Family Law Journal Stock Options, Family Law Journal Children Who Require More, Family Law Journal An Electronic Scent of Another, Family Law Journal Facebook and the Rules of Evidence, Family Law Journal Contractual Vows, Family Law Journal Understanding the Child Advocate, Family Law Journal Domestic Abuse and the GAL, Divorce GAL Handbook Estate Planning in a Divorce, Family Law Journal GAL Handbook for Divorce Practice, Co-Editor Business Owners Beware, Detroiter

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