Michelle J. Perkins – Managing partner, Owens & Perkins, P.C.

In 1996, Perkins formed Owens & Perkins with her grandfather, C.D. Owens. Perkins practices in the areas of family law, including divorce, legal separation, paternity, child support, custody and relocation matters; business and corporate formation, including Limited Liablity Companies, lease negotiations, business counseling in a tough economy and dissolution of a business entity. She received the 2013 Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award, which recognizes lawyers for their quality of service, overall value, responsiveness and communication ability.

Surprising fact: “The only thing I can cook is lasagna. Thankfully, my boyfriend can cook or I would starve.”

Biggest challenge: “Handling a full case load with multi-state, high conflict complex litigation and managing the law firm. My solution: excellent support staff.”

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