Family Law Estate Planning
Shayla D. Blankenship graduated from Olivet College in 1998 with a B.A.
in English and Sociology/Anthropology. In January of 2002, Shayla graduated from
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, cum laude. After graduating from law school, Shayla
worked for Legal Services of Eastern Michigan in Flint,and then the Underground
Railroad in Saginaw before entering private practice.
Shayla is actively involved in the Genesee County Legal Community. She is
a current Board member and former Treasurer of the Center for Civil Justice.
She is an executive member of the American Inns of Court. She is the current
Vice President elect of the Genesee County Bar Association, and former Chair
of the Family Law Committee of the Genesee County Bar Association for three
terms and remains an active member of the committee. She also engages in
social outreach programs giving back to the community, such as the Genesee
County Bar Association holiday dinner and other projects. Shayla is a member
of the State Bar of Michigan Domestic Violence Committee, the State Bar
of Michigan Childrens Law Committee, the Representative Assembly of
the State Bar of Michigan and was selected to attend the Justice Initiatives
Summit titled: Engaging the Next Generations of Justice Initiatives
Leaders. She also is state and nationally trained in domestic violence
and a frequent classroom lecturer on domestic violence issues at the college
and graduate level.
handles several areas of law, including criminal matters, contract law, and mediation
services, however her practice is primarily focused on domestic relations matters
involving divorce, child custody, parenting time, and the like. Although she is
an experienced litigator, Shayla recognizes that not every matter requires Court
intervention, and she encourages parties to consider mediation, when appropriate.
Please feel free to contact us to discuss your legal matter.
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Flint, Mi 48507
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