Jill Duffy

Experience

Jill Duffy is a member of the firm’s Family Law Group, joining the firm with eight years of practicing exclusively in family law and litigation.

Jill has always had a passion for family law. She was the president of the Family Law Society while attending Michigan State University College of Law. Additionally, she was the treasurer of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society and competed on Michigan State University College of Law’s Negotiation Competition Team for the American Bar Association Law Student Division Regional Negotiation Competition, with a focus on family law issues.

During law school, Jill clerked for the Honorable Joseph J. Farah at the Genesee County Circuit Court, and assisted with the Michigan Pension Rights Project at Elder Law of Michigan. As a student intern, she assisted with prosecuting misdemeanors in the 68th District Court in Flint, Michigan. Her first years of practice also included working for a small firm as a summer associate, and criminal, civil and divorce litigation.

The last eight years of Jill’s practice have been dedicated to family law litigation and mediation. She has handled simple and complex divorce cases throughout the State of Michigan. Jill focuses on achieving a positive result for each family, while advocating her client’s goals. She has earned a reputation for being organized, efficient and a creative problem solver. Her commitment to be intelligently aggressive on each case has resulted in favorable settlements and trial results, as well as satisfied clients.

Practice Areas

  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • Parenting Time
  • Paternity
  • Child Support
  • Spousal Support
  • Property Division
  • QDROs
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Relations
  • Litigation

Education

  • University of Wyoming College of Law, Western Trial Advocacy Institute, Trial Certificate, 2010
  • Michigan State University, Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, 2009
  • Summer Adoption Law Institute, Capital University Law School, 2007
  • Oakland University, Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, Psychology and Spanish, 2005

Admitted to Practice

  • Michigan 2009