Laurie K. Cunningham
Laurie was born in Pontiac, MI 1954. She attended Mark Twain Elementary, Washington Junior High and Pontiac Central High School. She graduated from Marion High school in 1972. Laurie went on to graduate from Central Michigan University in 1977 with a dual major in Social Work and Psychology. She graduated from Detroit College of Law in 1981 with a Juris Doctor.
Laurie’s first job after passing the bar exam was research attorney to Oakland County Circuit Court Judge John N. O’Brien. The position perfected her research and writing skills and exposed her to a vast array of cases and lawyers. After one year Laurie resigned her position to start her own practice.
Initially Laurie’s practice included negligence, malpractice, criminal and family law. After several years Laurie discovered her love of family practice where she could combine her skills in law, social work and psychology. Laurie has successfully litigated thousands of family law matter in Oakland, Genesee and Lapeer counties. She knows the law and she knows the Judges.
Laurie has achieved the designation of Master Lawyer having successfully completed nearly 40 years of practice. Her practice has expanded in the last several years to provide mediation services for divorce matters.
Laurie has been married to her husband Rick since 1985. Their son Noah C. Fields is an attorney and Laurie’s partner.