Chryssikos Law Firm

Attorney Profile


James Chryssikos is an experienced divorce, family law and estate planning lawyer in Troy, Michigan. He has practiced nearly exclusively in the field of divorce and family law for nearly 17 years and has represented literally hundreds of men and women in their divorce, family law and estate planning matters in Oakland County, Wayne County, Macomb County unnamed-1and all through Metro Detroit and Southeast Michigan.

Mr. Chryssikos earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Michigan State University in 1996 and Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 2000, where he served as Managing Editor of the Moot Court Board of Directors, earned the Book Award for Advanced Legal Writing and membership in the National Order of Barristers.

Admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 2000, Mr. Chryssikos is licensed to practice in all courts in the State of Michigan, as well as in the United States   District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. He is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell as Preeminent in the area of Family Law, as well as being selected by Super Lawyers as a top family law attorney in the State of Michigan for 2018.  He also holds a Certificate of Completion in the area of Family Law from the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, demonstrating his commitment to the area of divorce and family law.

An active member of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, Mr. Chryssikos is trained in Collaborative Divorce and is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) and the Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan (CPIM).  He serves on the Family Law Council for the State Bar of Michigan, where he has chaired the Collaborative Divorce Committee.  He serves on the Editorial Board of the Michigan Family Law Journal, as well as Co-Chairs the Legislative Committee of the Family Law Section. He is also a husband and proud father and understands well the tremendous responsibility and privilege associated with representing clients in divorce and family law matters.





Areas of Practice:

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Separate Maintenance
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Post-Judgment Matters
  • Adult Guardianships/Conservatorships

Professional Development & Achievements:

  • 1996 Bachelor of Arts, Michigan State University
  • 2000 Juris Doctor, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
  • 2014 Founded James Chryssikos Law Firm, PLLC
  • 2014 Certificate of Completion – Family Law Certificate Program
  • 2015 AV Rated-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell for Legal Ability and Ethical Standards
  • 2018 Selected by Super Lawyers as a top Family Law Attorney in the State of Michigan

Memberships & Activities:

  • Family Law Council Member – State Bar of Michigan
  • Family Law Section Member of Michigan Bar Association
  • Co-Chair – Legislative Committee for Family Law Council
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan
  • Past Chair – Collaborative Divorce Committee to Family Law Council
  • Editorial Board – Michigan Family Law Journal
  • Past Vice President – Hellenic Bar Association of Michigan
  • Troy Chamber of Commerce
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