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Kristyn P. Recchia

Kristyn is an associate attorney in Dickinson Wright’s Troy office. Kristyn worked as a family law paralegal for over six years prior to and for the duration of law school. Upon law school graduation, Kristyn worked as a Judicial Clerk to the Honorable Wendy Potts of the Oakland County Circuit Court. Judge Potts is one of two Oakland County Business Court Judges. The Oakland County Business Court involves over one-third of Michigan’s business court matters. Judge Potts also maintains a full criminal docket. This business court and criminal docket experience distinguishes Kristyn from other family law attorneys. Her diverse background enables her to formulate distinct and unique tactics in complex family law matters. Kristyn believes her strongest attributes as a practitioner are her ability to adapt in complex matters, her attentiveness to detail as well as to her client’s needs, and her commitment to ensure she receives the best possible results for her clients. Kristyn’s broad range of services include divorce, complex property settlements, parenting time and grand-parenting time, child and spousal support, business valuation issues, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, change of domicile, custody, personal protection orders, Friend of the Court matters, enforcement and post-judgment matters.

Education & Credentials


Oakland University

  • Dean's List

Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School

J.D., 2015
  • Dean's List
  • Trial Skills Merit Award Recipient
  • ADR for Advocates Teaching Assistant
  • First Year Mock Trial Champion
  • Vice President for Criminal Law Society

Bar Admission

  • Michigan


  • DBusiness Magazine
    • "Top Lawyers," Family Law, 2022-2023

Professional Involvement

  • Italian American Bar Association Member
  • Oakland County Bar Association Member
  • Oakland County Bar Foundation Fellow
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • American Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan
  • Michigan Inter-professional Association on Marriage, Divorce and the Family (MIPA)

Community Involvement

  • St. John Rochester School Volunteer Basketball Coach 2012-2017
  • Pro Bono Award Recipient 2013


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