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Michael A. Robbins - Bloomfield Hills, MI

3910 Telegraph RoadSuite 200 Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

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Updated: 10/10/2023

Bloomfield Hills Divorce Lawyer


Michael A. Robbins has been practicing law in the State of Michigan since 1982. His practice concentrates exclusively in the area of Family Law...

About Michael A. Robbins

Practice Areas

  • Divorce
  • High-Asset Divorce
  • Comprehensive Divorce Representation
  • Divorce Involving Professionals & Business Owners
  • Complex Property Division
  • Property Division In Divorce
  • Spousal Support
  • Child Custody
  • Parenting Time
  • Change Of Domicile/Relocation
  • Child Support
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Elder Law & Divorce
  • Grandparents' Rights
  • Modifications
  • Paternity
  • Domestic Violence
  • Same-Sex Family Law Issues

Representative Cases

  • Atkinson v. Atkinson ,(Michigan Court of Appeals and Supreme Court 1986)


Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Other Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan, Admitted June 4, 1982 (Family Law Section)
  • State Bar of Michigan, 1986 - 1993 (Council Member, Family Law Section)
  • State Bar of Michigan, 1989 - 1990 (Recording Secretary, Family Law Section)
  • State Bar of Michigan (Continuing Legal Education, Family Law Section)
  • State Bar of Michigan, 1990 - 1993 (Chairperson, Family Law Section)
  • State Bar of Michigan, 1991 - 1992 (Corresponding Secretary, Family Law Section)
  • State Bar of Michigan, 1992 - 1993 (Treasurer, Family Law Section)
  • State Bar of Michigan, 1993 - 1994 (Chair-Elect, Family Law Section)
  • State Bar of Michigan, 1994 - 1995 (Chairperson, Family Law Section)
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1994 - Present ((President of the Michigan Chapter 2008-2009))
  • International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2019 - Present
  • Michigan Interprofessional Association, 1994 - Present (Board Member)
  • Michigan Interprofessional Association, 1998 - 1999 (Vice President)
  • Michigan Interprofessional Association, 1999 - 2002 (President)
  • Michigan State Bar Foundation, 2001 - Present (Fellow)
  • State Bar of Michigan, 1988 - 1991 (Representative Assembly)
  • State Bar of Michigan (Young Lawyers Section)
  • American Bar Association (Family Law Section)
  • Southfield Bar Association, 1984 - 1990 (Board of Directors)
  • B'Nai B'rith Barristers

Classes and Seminars

  • Faculty Member, Instructor in Family Law, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
  • Guest Lecturer, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Michigan Inter-Professional Association
  • Parents Without Partners
  • Grandparents Rights Organization
  • Father's For Equal Rights
  • Southfield County People's Law School
  • Macomb County People's Law School
  • Guest Lecturer, State Bar of Michigan Family Law Section
  • Southfield Bar Association
  • Family Law Section Seminar
  • Rochester Bar Association
  • Guest Lecturer, Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
  • Guest Lecturer, Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • Michigan Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Past Positions

  • Victor and Robbins, Partner, 1986 - 2000
  • Law Firm of McKenzie & Robbins, Associate
  • Law Firm of Carson, Fischer & Potts, Associate
  • Honorable Hilda R. Gage, Law Clerk, 1978 - 1981


  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, 1981
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 1977
    Honors: Graduated with High Distinction
    Major: General Studies


Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • Divorce in Michigan, 1986
  • Joint Custody, 1989
  • Joint Custody, 1996
  • Visitation/Parenting Time An Overview, 1989
  • The Child Custody Questionnaire, 1989
  • Outline to Domestic Relations Orders, 1989
  • Outline to Domestic Relations Orders, 1994
  • Third Party Rights Regarding Custody, Visitation and Support, 1991
  • The Power of the Press, 1994
  • We are What we are Perceived to be, 1995
  • A Step Back in Time, 1995
  • The Side Effects of Divorce, 1995
  • The Side Effects of Divorce, 2001
  • A Family Court for Michigan, 1995
  • Preparing Your Clients for the Custody Battle, 1995
  • New Third Party Custody Bill, 1995
  • How to Prepare and Try a Family Law Case, 1999
  • Divorce Reform Ideas in the New Millennium, 1999
  • Disputes in Arbitration Orders and Agreements, 2000
  • Coping With the Tragedy of September 11, 2001, 2001
  • Tips for Divorcing Parents, 2002
  • Michigan Family Law - Marriage and Annulment, 2003
  • The Debate Over Same Sex Marriages, 2004
  • What is a Parent?, 1995
  • Antenuptial Agreements - Enforceable or Unenforceable?, 2000

Office Information


3910 Telegraph RoadSuite 200 Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302


  • 248-646-7989


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Included on the 2023 Michigan list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Michigan Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Michael A. Robbins on Super Lawyers


  • Named to Best Lawyers in America in Family Law
  • Top 100 Lawyers in Michigan by New York Times
  • Named Top 100 Lawyers in Michigan by Super Lawyers
  • Named to Super Lawyers in Family Law
  • Fellow in The International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Past President Michigan Chapter Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Past President Family Law Section State Bar of Michigan
  • Past President Michigan Interprofessional Association

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