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Jennie Boldish Bryan

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Family Law litigation focusing on complex property issues including business valuations. Also, I handle Arbitration hearings and am a certified Mediator.

Legal Organizations

State Bar of Michigan; Family Law and Master Lawyers Sections, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Fellow; Member, National Board of Governors, Member, Michigan Chapter Board of Managers, Chair, Michigan Chapter Seminar Committee. Grand Rapids Bar Association; Chair, Family Law Section, 2004, Co-Chair, Bench-Bar Conference, 2004, Member, Judicial Candidate Review Panel, 2004-2006. Institute of Continuing Legal Education; Member, Advisory Board, Planning Committee, ICLE Family Law Institute, Certified Family Law Mediator


Super Lawyers (Michigan), Family Law, 2019, Legal Aid of Western Michigan ,Michael Barnes Award for Pro Bono Service, 2013, AV Preeminent Lawyer (Martindale-Hubbell), Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence

CLE Presentations

“Security for Support in the Event of Death Using Life Insurance”, Michigan AAML 2017. “Discovery and Trial of Marital Agreement Disputes”, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2017. “Prenuptial Agreements:  Validity vs. Enforceability”, Michigan AAML 2016. “When Do You Need a Business Valuation?” Institute of Continuing Legal Education 2016. “Discussion of MCL 722.26a” (joint legal custody), Michigan AAML 2015. “Preservation, Hold Notices, and ESI Discovery”, Institute of Continuing Legal Education 2014. “Attorney Fees,” Michigan Judicial Institute, 2014. “Attorney Fees,” Ottawa County Bar Association, 2014. “Avoiding Legal Malpractice”, Michigan Association for Justice, 2014. “Tax Issues for Family Law Lawyers,” Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2013. “Days vs. Dollars – The Impact of Additional Overnights, Itemized Deductions in Support Calculations”, Michigan AAML 2013. “The Law of Separate Property,” Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2012. “Use of Marital Counseling Records”, Michigan AAMl 2012. “Admission of Evidence: Techniques and Overlooked Issues”, Michigan AAML 2011. “Family Law Update”, The Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2010. “2008 Child Custody, Support and Parenting Time Update”, Institute of Continuing Legal Education 2008. State Bar of Michigan Annual Meeting, 2008, 2010, and 2012. Michigan Judicial Institute, Referee Seminar, 2006. Family Forum, 2005. Institute of Continuing Legal Education 4th Annual Family Law Institute, 2005. Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, Divorce Issues Conference, 2005. “The CPA’s Role in Divorce Cases”, The Michigan Association of CPA’s, 2004. “The ‘New’ Mediation,” Grand Valley State University, 2003. Institute of Continuing Legal Education 2nd Annual Family Law Institute, 2003. National Business Institute, 1995


Handling a Divorce Case in Michigan, Third Edition, (co-author), Institute for Continuing Legal Education. Lexis Nexis Practice Guide: Michigan Family Law, (contributing author), LexisNexis

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