Breen, Torree J.

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517.324.1034

tbreen@willinghamcote.com

333 Albert Avenue, Suite 500
East Lansing, MI 48823

About Torree

Torree J. Breen is the chair of the Family Law Practice Group and is a member of the firm’s Litigation Group.  She also serves as Secretary on the firm's Board of Directors.  Ms. Breen specializes in family law, divorce, child custody disputes, no-fault litigation, insurance coverage, and handicapped accessible housing coverage.  In 2016, Ms. Breen was awarded a Regional Leadership Award by the Women's Lawyers Association of Michigan for her outstanding legal, leadership and mentoring skills in the community.

Ms. Breen has served as the President of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, Mid-Michigan Section, from 2012-2015.  She has also served as  past president of the Ingham County Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section.  She was recognized as a "Super Lawyer Rising Star" in 2008 and 2010.  Ms. Breen also has been rated  a "10.0" attorney by AVVO from 2012 to present.  

Ms. Breen was selected as one of the Top Ten Family Law Attorneys in Michigan in 2014 and 2015 by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (NAFLA).   She was recognized as being among the Top Ten Family Law Attorneys as selected by The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (AIFLA) for 2014, 2015, and 2016.

Ms. Breen has received a Certificate of Completion in the area of Family Law issued by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan, Litigation Section and Family Law Section
  • Ingham County Bar Association
  • Mid-Michigan Chapter of the Women Lawyers Association President
  • Past Board of Directors for Young Lawyers Section of the Ingham County Bar Association

Community Affiliations

  • Women's Lawyer's Association of Michigan, 2011 to present
  • 100 Women Who Care, 2011 to present
  • Past Member of American Inns of Court, Michigan State University ‐ Detroit College of Law
  • Member of Board of Directors of Child Abuse Prevention Council, 2009-2012
  • Member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Lansing, Michigan
  • Coordinator for the Horn of Plenty and Toys for Tots 2004-2006

Bar and Court Admissions

State Bar of Michigan, 2000

U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Michigan

U.S. District Court – Western District of Michigan

U.S. Court of Appeals-Sixth Circuit

Education

Alma College (B.A. magna cum laude, 1997)

Michigan State University ‐ College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2000)

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Grandparenting Time and Divorce

posted on April 11, 2017
Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

If you are a grandparent and your son or daughter is going through a divorce or separation, as a parent, you are probably wondering how their divorce/...

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Beyond The Dress: Thinking Through the Financials

posted on January 27, 2017
Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

YOU WENT TO THE BRIDAL SHOW. YOU HAVE THE RIGHT THE BEAU.  BUT DO YOU HAVE THE RIGHT FINANCIAL PLAN?   You have likely traveled...

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