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Michele Marie Charbonneau

Michele Marie Charbonneau

Brown & Charbonneau, LLP
  • Divorce, Family Law, Arbitration & Mediation
  • California
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Summary

Ms. Charbonneau is a highly regarded Orange County family law practitioner and was a founding partner in one of Orange County’s premier law firms. Ms. Charbonneau is well known for her uncanny ability to get to the heart of a case and get it resolved. While compassionate and understanding, she is tenacious in her resolve to get divorcing couples to focus on common ground to reach a fair and responsible resolution. She is very skilled in dealing with the range of emotions that go with a divorce and is able to relate to the parties like few others! Ms. Charbonneau has worked in Southern California for over 28 years and has handled countless family law matters. She has tried and settled various notable family law cases throughout her career, some of which have resulted in published law-making cases. Ms. Charbonneau has been involved in many highly contentious divorces, giving her a unique perspective into the problems, motivations and potential solutions in marital disputes. She has no problem thinking out of the box if that will get a case resolved. Ms. Charbonneau is experienced in all aspects of Family Law including: Divorce, Mediation, Child Custody & Custody Investigations, Child Support, Spousal Support Custody & Support Modifications, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Property Characterization Transmutations. Ms. Charbonneau has been an accomplished and award winning lawyer since her days in law school. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and Salutatorian of Western State University College of Law. She was selected to the prestigious Law Review, serving as the editor of law review for two terms. Ms. Charbonneau was also one of the very few individuals selected to work as a judicial extern for Justice Wallin at the Court of Appeal. Ms. Charbonneau was a law school adjunct professor at Western State University for several years.

Education
Univ of San Diego
Undergraduate Degree
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Western State Univ COL
Law Degree
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Brown & Charbonneau, LLP
Current
Partner
Kring & Brown
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Adjunct Professor at Western State University College of Law
Western State University
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Speaking Engagements
Vehicle Code Section 11580.9(b) , Claims Seminar
Certifications
Mediation
Straus Institute
Awards
Top 10 Family Law Firms
Attorney and Practice Magazine
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 155609
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard and America Express
Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Brown & Charbonneau, LLP Website
Contact & Map
Brown & Charbonneau, LLP
420 Exchange
Suite 270
Irvine, CA 92602
Telephone: (714) 505-3000
Fax: (714) 505-3070