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Kendra Ortega

Kendra Ortega

Kraayeveld Law Offices, P.C.
  • Family Law, Divorce, Appeals & Appellate
  • Michigan
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Summary

I have a passion for helping families through difficult times. Prior to my legal career, I worked with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services where I was able to gain the compassion and knowledge to help families navigate through a complex system in times of need. Now, I work hard to guide clients through a different, yet still complex system - family court.

While working for MDHHS I was stationed in an elementary school. The families there became “my families” and I took great pride in the simple task of greeting the students at the door every morning with a big smile and a high-five. I believe it is imperative that every child and family I work with knows their worth.

After completing her undergraduate degree in one of her two loves, music, Kendra went on to attend WMU Thomas M. Cooley Law School and graduated magna cum laude to practice her second love, law.

As an attorney, I work tenaciously on my clients' cases to get the best results possible. I believe that if I work harder and appear in court better prepared than the opposing party, the results will show. I am dedicated and determined to be successful in every case. I work with a great team of family law attorneys at Kraayeveld and our team pursues every case as a unique challenge to get the best results possible.

In my free time, I enjoy spending family time with my husband and our two daughters, and our English Bulldog – Sir Howard the Magnifico – affectionately known as “Howie.”

Education
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
J.D. (2018)
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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Western Michigan University
B.A. (2002) | Criminal Justice; Music
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Kraayeveld Law Offices, P.C.
- Current
Success Coach
State of Michigan
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Eligibility Specialist
State of Michigan
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Awards
Honor Roll and Dean's List
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Honor Roll and Dean's List
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Honor Roll and Dean's List
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Honor Roll and Dean's List
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Honor Roll and Dean's List
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Honor Roll and Dean's List
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Professional Associations
State Bar of Michigan  # P82611
Member
Current
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Grand Rapids Bar Assocation
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
State Bar of Michigan
ID Number: 82611
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    I provide my clients with a 60 minute free consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    VISA, MC, Discover, American Express
Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Appeals & Appellate
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Website
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Contact & Map
Kraayeveld Law Offices, P.C.
300 State St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Telephone: (616) 285-0808