Alisa Peskin-Shepherd concentrates her practice in all areas of family law, including divorce, child custody, parenting time, child support, alimony, step-parent adoption, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, domicile issues, etc.
Alisa A. Peskin-Shepherd is a compassionate and knowledgeable Michigan Family Law Attorney. She is specially trained as a Family, Divorce, and Custody Mediator, as well as a Collaborative Divorce Attorney. With these well rounded skills, Peskin-Shepherd helps families and individuals in transition effectively and efficiently resolve the challenges of their family law related issues. Her practice has focused in the area of domestic relations for over 20 years. Peskin-Shepherd also has prior experience in the areas of school law and employment law. Peskin-Shepherd is involved both locally and on state-wide levels with various organizations promoting advocacy for families. Peskin-Shepherd has also led workshops for social workers meeting licensing requirements entitled: Reducing the Harmful Effects of Divorce through Counseling and Mediation.
40900 Woodward Avenue Suite 111
Bloomfield Hills MI 48304
Peskin-Shepherdâs years of experience as a divorce attorney help her to understand the tremendous benefits a non-adversarial approach can offer to divorcing or divorced families. In addition to being trained as both a facilitative mediator and in collaborative divorce, Peskin-Shepherd also has experience acting as a guardian-ad-litem protecting the interests of children within the legal system and special training in domestic violence through the State Bar of Michigan Open Justice Commission. Peskin-Shepherd is an approved mediator for Wayne and Oakland County Circuit Courts, Family Divisions and has provided volunteer mediation for Wayne County Circuit Court, Family Division. She was a presenter for the Oakland County Bar Association â Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee at its Advanced Alternative Dispute Resolution Seminar and regularly speaks for the Oakland County Circuit Court SMILE Program. Peskin-Shepherd has lectured for Wayne State University and for the Michigan Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers on topics relating to divorce, counseling and mediation. Prior to moving to Michigan, Peskin-Shepherd practiced law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
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