Attorney Ryan M. Kelly
Ryan’s practice focuses on all aspects of family law, including divorce, child custody and support issues, paternity, parenting time disputes and spousal support modifications. Specifically, Ryan’s talents are best utilized in high conflict family situations for professionals, cases involving mental health and substance abuse issues, dealing with narcissistic personality disorders and special needs children.
Ryan is active in several organizations including serving as a Past President for the Women’s Bar Association of Oakland County and the current Treasurer of the Women’s Lawyers Association of Michigan. She is also a member of the Wayne County Family Law Bar Association and Northville’s Main Street League and is frequently dedicating her time and energy to other local community organizations.
Ryan received her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and attended the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, graduating cum laude. She serves on the Family Law Advisory Board and is a past member of the Young Lawyers Advisory Board for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) and is a regular contributor.
She has been a speaker at ICLE’s Annual Family Law Institute on three occasions presenting on drafting and enforcement of orders, Wayne County family law practice tips and checklists for managing your family law practice.
In February of 2017 Ryan presented for ICLE on “Prenuptial Agreements from the Family Law Practitioner’s Perspective” and her materials are published by ICLE for the use by other family law attorneys in their practice. More recently Ryan has been a speaker for two panels on parenting time and child support modifications, part of a new webinar series.
In 2012 she received a Certificate of Completion from the Family Law Certificate Program and has been named a “Michigan Rising Star” nearly every year of her practice, eight times (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018). This is an honor bestowed on no more than 2.5 percent of young Michigan attorneys.
In 2014 she was named as one of the Top Lawyers in Michigan for the area of family law by Detroit Business Magazine. Ryan has also been named a Michigan Top Lawyer in family law for 2015, and a Top 10 Under 40 in the area of Family Law by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys.
Ryan is a lifelong resident of Northville where she currently resides with her husband and their two young children.
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