Keela Johnson Gracey

Experience

Keela concentrates her practice in all areas of domestic relations and family law. Keela has also served as a court appointed guardian ad litem and parenting time coordinator in complex parenting time and custody matters, often in the middle of a contentious divorce. She also handles guardianships and conservatorships for children and adults.

Prior to practicing law, Keela was a mental health therapist for more than seven years. This experience allows her to bring a different perspective to emotionally charged and high conflict cases. Keela cares about her clients and their concerns about the legal process. She understands that divorce is a time of transition and strives to help her clients understand the process from beginning to end.

Keela is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, Family Law Section; Oakland County Bar Association, where she served as Chair of the Family Court Committee; Michigan Inter-Professional Association on Marriage, Divorce and the Family; and Women Lawyers Association of Michigan.

Keela received her B.A., summa cum laude, from Upper Iowa University; her M.S. from University of Wisconsin-Stout; and her J.D., cum laude, from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

Practice Areas

  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Property Division (including complex marital and separate property matters)
  • Custody
  • Parenting Time
  • Third Party Custody
  • Child Support
  • Spousal Support
  • Paternity
  • Juvenile Guardianship
  • Adult Guardianship and Conservatorship

Education

  • Upper Iowa University, summa cum laude, B.A.
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Master of Science in Counseling, M.S.
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law, cum laude, January 2009, J.D.

Admitted to Practice

  • Michigan 2009