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Denise Alexander

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Denise Alexander-Pyle has extensive experience practicing in all areas of family law as well as other areas of practice. She has been recognized by numerous professional and legal organizations as a leading practitioner in family law, and has been designated as a "Best Lawyer in America", as well as a "Michigan Super Lawyer" (top 5% of attorneys) since its inception in 2006, and "Indiana Super Lawyer" for 2017. Ms. Alexander has served as President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Michigan Chapter. She has also been recognized by DBusiness Magazine as a "Top Lawyer In Metro Detroit".

With 39+ years of experience in the legal field, you can confidently depend on her for respectful legal help in areas relating to family law!

Ms. Alexander is an active speaker on various family law issues and has authored numerous articles on various family law topics, including "Diplomacy In Domestic Relations" for the Michigan State Bar Family Law Journal (Volume 22 April 1995); "Procedures for Obtaining a Personal Protection Order" for the Michigan State Bar Family Law Journal Special Edition for Single Parents (1998); "To Sign or Not to Sign: Pitfalls of the Final Agreement" for the Michigan State Bar Family Law Journal Special Edition - Dividing the Assets (2001).

Ms. Alexander served on the Board of Trustees for the Michigan Inter-Professional Association on Marriage, Divorce and the Family, Inc. and is Past President of the Board of Trustees for the Child Abuse and Neglect Council of Oakland County (CANCO). Attorney Denise-Pyle Alexander has also been honored as a "90 For The 90s" honoree by Crain's Detroit Business, and as the Southfield Business and Professional Women's "Women of the Year" in 1992.

She has held numerous public service positions including serving on the Waterford Planning Commission (1997-2001); on the Southfield City Council (1989-1992); on the Southfield Planning Commission (1983-1989); as the HUD Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development (1992-1993); as the Executive Director of the Michigan Domestic Violence Prevention and Treatment Board (1991-1992); and the Executive Director of the Government Task Force on Children's Justice (1991-1992).

Ms. Alexander is also a Member in Good Standing of the Indiana State Bar, the State Bar of Michigan, the Grant County Bar Association, the Michigan Inter-Professional Association (MIPA),  and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML).

Areas of practice

Family Law, Mediation, Probate, Wills and Trust, Real Estate

Certified legal specialties

International Trade, Thunderbird Management Center, Glendale, Arizona, 1991

Certified in the state of Indiana as both a domestic and civil mediator.

Bar admissions

Indiana, 2011

Michigan, 1976

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1976

U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 1976

Education

Detroit College of Law, Detroit, Michigan

J.D. - 1976

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

B.G.S. - 1973

Major: Political Science

"Diplomacy in Domestic Relations", Michigan State Bar Family Law Journal, Volume 22, April, 1995

"To Sign or Not to Sign: Pitfalls of the 'Final' Agreement", Michigan State Bar Family Law Journal Special Edition - Dividing the Assets, 2001

State Bar of Michigan Family Law Journal Author

Diplomacy In Domestic Relations

Procedures for Obtaining a Personal Protection Order

To Sign orNot to Sign

Pitfalls of the Final Agreement

Published works

Presenter: AAML - Michigan Chapter Annual Seminar 2001 - 2015

Lecturer: Institute of Continuing Legal Education

State Bar of Michigan Family Law Section

Oakland County Bar Association's People's Law School

Classes / seminars

Indiana Super Lawyer - 2017

Best Lawyers in America, 2012 - 2015

Michigan Super Lawyer (Top 5%): 2006 - 2015

Top 50 Michigan Women Super Lawyers, 2006, 2015

DBusiness Magazine Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, President Michigan Chapter, 2010

Southfield Business Women's Award; Woman of the Year Award, 1992

Carehouse of Oakland County-Circle of Hope Award, 2007

Crain's Detroit Business-90 for the 90's-Honoree

Honors and awards

Indiana State Bar Association, Family and Juvenile Law Section

State Bar of Michigan, Member, Family Law Section

Michigan Inter-Professional Association ("MIPA"), Member, Board of Trustees, 2006-2015

Child Abuse and Neglect Council of Oakland County ("CANCO"), Past President of Board of Trustees , 2000-2007

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), Fellow

A "90 for the 90s"

Southfield Business and Professional Women's "Women of the Year", 1992

Professional associations and memberships

Waterford Planning Commission, 1997 - 2001

Southfield City Council, 1989 - 1992

Southfield Planning Commission, 1983 - 1989

HUD Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, 1992 - 1993

Michigan Domestic Violence Prevention and Treatment Board, Executive Director, 1991 - 1992

Government Task Force on Children's Justice, Executive Director, 1991 - 1992

Past government positions