Saraphoena Koffron

141 E Michigan Ave, Ste 601
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
United States
Office Phone: 269.459.9500
Member since 2013
Membership Type: IACP

Profession(s)

Lawyer

Attorney Saraphoena B. Koffron’s matrimonial practice encompasses a wide range of family law issues including divorce, appeal, paternity, child custody, child support, UCCJEA, and post-judgment matters. Ms. Koffron has represented clients throughout Southwest Michigan in divorce cases involving dissolution of high asset marital estates, family owned businesses, premarital property, and inheritance issues. Having represented both spousal support payees and payors, Ms. Koffron has successfully obtained favorable alimony awards after trial and also through alternative dispute methods such as mediation and direct negotiations. As a trained Collaborative Law professional and mother of three, Ms. Koffron understands the complex nature of custody and parenting time disputes. She helps parents reach creative agreements to suit their changing family dynamic, without compromising core family values. Advocating for a wide range of clients, Ms. Koffron’s family law practice also includes nontraditional contested Probate matters such as adult guardianships, conservatorships, and Will contests.

Area(s) of Practice: Family Law Family Law Appeals Custody & Visitation Divorce Litigation & Appeals Mediation & Collaborative Law Paternity and Revocation of Paternity Child Support Modification Contested Probate Issues
License(s): State Bar of Michigan

Professional Activities

Professional Associations & Memberships • State Bar of Michigan, Member, 2004-2014 • Oakland County Bar Association, Member, 2004-2009 • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Member, 2013-present • Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan, Member, 2013- present • Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan 2005-present • Kalamazoo County Family Law Bar Association, member, 2009 –present • Kalamazoo County Bar Association, member, 2009 - present Pro Bono Activities • Kalamazoo County Family Law Assistance Clinic, Volunteer Attorney, 2012 to 2015 • Kalamazoo County Bar Association Legal Aid Clinic, Volunteer Attorney, 2014 • Legal Aid & Defender Organization, Oakland County, Volunteer Attorney, 2005-2006

Undergraduate Education

Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, Michigan
Bachelor of Science, cum laude, 2000

Postgraduate Education

Michigan State University College of Law
East Lansing, Michigan
Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2004

Wayne State University Law School
Detroit, Michigan
Master of Laws (LLM), 2009