Mr. John F. Schaefer


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John Schaefer

Firm Name: The Law Firm of John F. Schaefer

Address: 380 North Old Woodward Avenue
Suite 320
Michigan 48009

Telephone: + 1 (248) 642-6655

Fax: + 1 (248) 642-7878


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Address 2: 130 Kercheval Ave.
Grosse Pointe Farms
Tel: (313) 881-1300

Address 3: 152 East Main St.
Harbor Springs
Tel: (248) 642-6655


Profile: John F. Schaefer, founder of The Law Firm of John F. Schaefer, is one of the best-known and most highly-respected matrimonial lawyers in the United States. From its inception, Best Lawyers in America has listed John Schaefer as one of the premier matrimonial lawyers in America, and named him Lawyer of the Year, Detroit Area, in 2013. Worth magazine named him one of the top 100 lawyers in America, in any practice area. Mr. Schaefer has been practicing matrimonial law for more than 40 years. Clients from Michigan, New York, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, Colorado, Nevada, California, and elsewhere in the United States have regularly sought him out for representation in divorce actions where millions of dollars have been contested and, in at least one case, where more than $1 billion was at stake. Mr. Schaefer regularly appears on radio and television programs discussing legal topics, including matrimonial law. In 2010, Michigan State University College of Law dedicated and named the law library “The John F. Schaefer Law Library”; and dedicated The John F. Schaefer Chair in Matrimonial Law.

Languages Spoken: English

Practice Areas: Child Custody/Residence/Visitation/Contact, Child Support, Divorce, Mediation, Modification/Variation: Child Custody, Modification/Variation: Child Support, Modification/Variation: Property Division, Modification/Variation: Spousal Support, Parentage/Paternity, Pre-nuptial/Post-nuptial Agreements, Relocation/Removal from Jurisdiction, Spousal Support/Maintenance/Alimony