Ruth Goldner

316 E. Third St. Ste. 1
Royal Oak, Michigan 48067
United States
Office Phone: 248-556-3732
Member since 2016
Membership Type: IACP



Ruth Goldner, Esq. is a licensed attorney and member of the State Bar of Michigan. She earned a bachelor’s degree, with honors, in International Relations, from the University of Michigan-Dearborn, and a juris doctor, cum laude, from Wayne State University Law School. While a student, she earned a number of leadership awards and was named the Women Lawyers of Michigan Foundation Outstanding Female Law Student of the Year. After obtaining her license to practice law, Ms. Goldner practiced at two award-winning insurance defense firms, where she worked as a trial attorney and focused on personal injury litigation, insurance law, fraud litigation, and appeals. Inspired by her passion to work with individuals to find solutions to legal crises, Ms. Goldner co-founded Goldner Deeg PLLC.

Ms. Goldner has been awarded the Rising Star award by SuperLawyers in 2013, 2014, and 2015 (an award based on peer review and extended to less than 2.5% of attorneys practicing in Michigan). She presently serves as the senior website chair of the Women's Bar Association, and participates in a number of legal associations. Ms. Goldner also volunteers regularly with community organizations that benefit local youth.

In her spare time, Ms. Goldner enjoys making and viewing arts and crafts, practicing yoga, a good cup of tea, and science fiction.

Area(s) of Practice: Divorce Child Custody & Parenting Time Child Support Post-Judgment Enforcement Prenuptual Agreements Pre-Marital Legal Counseling Mediation Collaborative Practice
License(s): State Bar of Michigan

Professional Activities

State Bar of Michigan Michigan Inter-Professional Association Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan International Association of Collaborative Professionals Women's Bar Association (Oakland Region of Women Lawyers Association of Michigan) Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce Business Women's Network Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International

Undergraduate Education

University of Michigan-Dearborn, Bachelor's of Arts, with distinction
Major: International Relations; Minor: Women's & Gender Studies

Postgraduate Education

Wayne State University Law School, Juris Doctor, cum laude

Professional Education

SCAO Civil Mediation Training and Internship
Prism Perspective Collaborative Practice Training