150 N. Michigan Ave. Ste. 1420
Chicago, IL 60601

Veronique Liem

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Law & Mediation Office of Veronique Liem

Contact Information

The Land Title Building
106 North 4th Avenue
Suite 301
Ann Arbor MI 48104
Work (734) 369-3394
Fax (734) 994-6615


Practice State

Michigan

Introduction

Véronique Liem is a well-regarded attorney and trial lawyer with over 30 years of experience representing individuals, professionals, families, and businesses. Her practice includes family law and divorce, commercial litigation, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. She has successfully litigated, tried, or settled numerous cases in Washtenaw County and in the Detroit tri-county area. Véronique received the highest "AV/Preeminent" peer-review rating for both legal skills and ethical standards of practice from Martindale Hubbell. She is a Fellow of the renowned American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). Notably, she was nominated in 2017 as a “Best Lawyers- Family Law” and selected as a “2013 Woman in the Law” honoree by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. She is a trained, court-approved mediator for family law and civil litigations, an arbitrator and a certified collaborative divorce attorney. She is a former President and Treasurer of the Board of the Washtenaw County Bar Association and is the former President and current Board Member of the Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan (CPIM). Veronique is committed to pro-bono and community service. In 2016, she received the Washtenaw County Bar Association Public Service/Pro-Bono Award. She is a Fellow of the State Bar Foundation. Since 2011, She has been a Member of Avalon Housing Board of Trustees and is now a Vice President on its Executive Committee. Born in Dunkerque, France, Veronique became a U.S. resident in 1974 and later a U.S. citizen. She speaks English and French. Véronique is married and has two adult children.

Emphasis

Divorce, Custody, Mediation, Arbitration, Prenuptial Agreements, Commercial Litigation

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Counties

  • Washtenaw, Michigan

Education

University of Michigan (MBA with Honors, 1976); University of Michigan (Juris Doctor J.D. cum laude, 1986); State Bar of Michigan Admission, 1986; U.S. District Court Admission, Eastern District of Michigan, 1986. State Bar of Michigan Family Law Certificate (2008)

Legal Organizations

Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; Board of Directors and 2015-2016 President, Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan (CPIM); Member, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) and CPIM; Member, State Bar of Michigan (Past Member, Representative Assembly; Vice President and Board of Trustees Member, Avalon Housing Inc. (2011- Present); Fellow, Michigan State Bar Foundation; Member, Washtenaw County Bar Association (Former President, Board of Directors; Member and Past Chair, Public Service Committee; Past Chair, Family Law Section; Past Chair, Friend of the Court Liaison Committee); Member, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan; Member, Washtenaw County Circuit Court Case Evaluation Committee (2010 – 2013); Chair and public arbitrator, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA); Mediator, Washtenaw County Circuit Court, family law and civil litigation; Case evaluator, civil and commercial cases, Washtenaw County Circuit Court; Mediation Coach, Institute of Continuing Legal Education; Divorce & Civil Case Mediation Training (2010, 2011).

Awards

Listed in Best Lawyers- Family Law (2017); 2016 Public Service/ProBono Award, Washtenaw County Bar; 2013 Nominee Women In The Law-Michigan Lawyers Weekly; Beta Gamma Sigma Honorary Society.

CLE Presentations

Seminar Instructor on “ Agreements Reached in Mediation,” American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2016; Seminar Instructor on “ Objections to Referee Hearing and De Novo Judicial Hearing,” American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2015; Seminar Instructor on “Can The MMPI II and Rorschach Really Be Utilized or Relied Upon in a Custody Evaluation?” American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2014; Seminar Instructor on “Preparing Clients for Depositions or Hearings,” Family Law Institute (ICLE), 2012; Seminar Instructor on “The Relocation Puzzle,” Family Law Institute (ICLE), 2011; Seminar Instructor on Collaborative Approaches to Divorce seminar, Washtenaw County, October 2010; Seminar instructor on "Intro to Collaborative Family Law," Institute of Continuing Legal Eduction (ICLE), 2008;

Author

Author, Jurisdiction Over Custody When Parents Live in Different States-Michigan Family Law Journal (September 2011); Co-Authoer, Collaborative Practice-Divorce Without Litigation-Michigan Bar Journal 2006; Author, "Proving Cohabitation: The Challenges," Michigan Family Law Journal, 1995.

AAML Chapter

Michigan Chapter.

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