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Melanie Klark Szawara

Melanie Klark Szawara

  • Family Law
  • Michigan
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Melanie grew up in Dexter, graduating in 1996. She attended Western Michigan University for undergrad (1996-1999), majoring in political science-public law and then Michigan State University for Law School (2000-2003).

After graduation and passing the bar exam she began her law practice in Grand Rapids at RizzoBryan. For the first 5 years, she practiced in the areas of both insurance defense and family law. Melanie moved back to South east Michigan and practiced primarily family law with Harris and Literski (Brighton) for over 12 years. She is a certified trained mediator.

She opened MKS Law, PLLC in 2021 in Dexter, Michigan. Melanie focuses her practice in family law.

Practice Area
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of Michigan
ID Number: P66205
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Professional Experience
Solo Practioner
- Current
Solo practioner specializing in Family Law
Associate Attorney
Harris & Literski
Practiced in Family Law
Associate Attorney
Specialized in Family Law and Insurance Defense.
Michigan State University College of Law
J.D. (2003) | Law
Activities: Women's Law Caucus Moot Court
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Western Michigan University
B.A. (1999) | Political Science- Public Law
Honors: Honors Thesis Cum Laude
Activities: Residence Hall Association Western Student Association Marching Band, Color Guard Residence Hall Advisor and Assistant Director
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Professional Associations
Washtenaw County Bar Association
- Current
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Dexter Community Fund
- Current
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Dexter Rotary Club
- Current
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Livingston County Bar Association
- Current
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State Bar of Michigan  # P66205
- Current
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Certified Domestic Mediator
Michigan State Court Administrator
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Contact & Map
8080 Grand Street, Ste 1A
Dexter, MI 48130
Telephone: (734) 808-1118
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 2 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Flexible options for meetings and calls available upon request
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