At Couling Law & Mediation PLLC, we are uniquely qualified to handle family legal matters with specialized knowledge and experience. Drawing from the best of both traditional and innovative legal approaches. we are devoted to handling each client's legal matters with leadership, professionalism and the utmost respect for your circumstances.

Denise Couling is an attorney and mediator with over 20 years experience in family, business and real estate law. She holds certificates in mediation, arbitration, collaborative practice and parenting coordination and has contributed to numerous organizations and publications in her practice areas.

Jamie O’Brien also is an experienced attorney and mediator, who holds certificates in mediation, collaborative practice and parenting coordination with a focus on Family Law. Jamie is a founder of LIPA (now Mediate First), a local professional organization focusing on mediation and out-of-court options in divorce and family law matters in Livingston and surrounding counties.

Focusing on each client's unique goals and situation, our mission is to deliver the same thoughtful, straightforward and personalized attention that we would seek for ourselves or our own families.

Millpond Parke Office Center

Millpond Parke Office Center


Navigating Divorce in Michigan:

Options to Know Before You File

Written By: Denise Couling & Jamie O'Brien

Our book explains your options in divorce and family law in detail so that you can make a smarter choice.

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