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Presiding Judge of the Estates Division
  •  Elected to the Oakland County Probate Court November 2, 2010
  • Graduate from the University of Notre Dame (B.F.A.)
  • Graduate from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (J.D.)
  • Private Practice 1996-2010, with primary emphasis in Family and Probate litigation
  • Managing partner of Ryan & Schouman, PLC 1998-2010
  • Admission: State Bar of Michigan;  United States Supreme Court;  United States District Court – Eastern Division; United States District Court – Western Division
  • Member: State Bar of Michigan; Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA); Michigan Probate Judges Association (MPJA); South East Michigan Probate Judges Association (SEMPJA); Fellow: Michigan Bar Foundation; Incorporated Society of Irish Lawyers (ISIAL); Michigan Irish American Chamber of Commerce (MIACC); Women’s Official Network (WON); OCBA Inns of Court
  • Co-Chair SAVE Task Force 2013- present
  • 2013 Probate Chairperson – OCBA Bench Bar Conference
  • Advisory Board – Angel’s Place 2013
Honorable Kathleen A. Ryan