Northville Mediation Center for Dispute
When your case needs a resolution, you can count on the experience and service of some of the most skilled Michigan attorneys in their fields of practice. The Northville Mediation Center is located at the Law Offices of Kelly & Kelly, P.C., in the heart of Downtown Northville. Whether you’re an attorney looking for a neutral third party to objectively bring your case to a final resolution, or a private party hoping to enlist the services of a qualified mediator to provide a fair assessment of disputed issues, the Northville Mediation Center has the service and skill you need.
John P. Kelly – Civil Litigation Arbitrator/Mediator
John is a Senior Partner at Kelly & Kelly, P.C., and has nearly 30 years of experience handling complex cases in both Michigan and California. John has substantial experience in estate planning, civil litigation, contracts, commercial law, business law and real estate. He holds a certificate of completion from the State Bar of Michigan in probate and estate planning and is licensed to practice law in the States of Michigan and California. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the State Bar of California, the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan, and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants. John is a neutral/arbitrator in commercial cases with the American Arbitration Association.
As a mediator/arbitrator/neutral, John handles a variety of civil disputes including:
– Real Estate & Property Disputes
– Wills, Trusts, & Estate Plan Contests
– Commercial & Business Litigation
– Contract Disputes
– Employment Disputes
John received a J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and a B.A. in accounting from Michigan State University. He is a member of the Northville Rotary. John spent several years practicing as a CPA with multinational accounting firms and then as an attorney in a large law firm prior to starting Kelly & Kelly, P.C. with his wife Michele in 1998. His accounting and financial knowledge complement his legal skills to benefit both parties seeking a resolution through mediation.
Michele D. Kelly – Family Law Mediator & Parenting Time Coordinator
Michele Kelly is also a Senior Partner at Kelly & Kelly, P.C., and has extensive experience in family law and criminal law. She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and holds a certificate of completion from the State Bar of Michigan in Family Law. Michele has served on the board of directors for the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan organization and is also on the faculty of Michigan’s Institute for Legal Education (ICLE). September 16, 2011, Michele was the presenter at the ICLE Solo & Small Firm Institute for Handling an MIP Case, and is frequently enlisted as a public speaker on legal topics affecting young people. Michele has completed a 40-hour course on Domestic Relations Mediation and an-8 hour course in Domestic Violence Screening. Ms. Kelly has 28 years experience in family law and is available for mediation of divorce, paternity, custody and parenting issues.
As a Mediator & Parenting Time Coordinator, Michele assists in resolving high-conflict issues including:
– Pre-Divorce Family Counseling
– Divorce Mediation
– Parenting Time Issues
– Child Custody Disputes
– Post-Judgment Conflicts
– Distribution of Marital Property
– Parent-Child Turmoil & Reunification
Michele has been featured in Time Magazine, Men’s Health Magazine, the Washtenaw Legal News and The National Law Journal regarding divorce and paternity fraud. She also appears regularly on local television and radio programs. Michele received a J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and a B.A. from California Lutheran University. She is a former member of the board of directors for Community Financial Credit Union.