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Dion Roddy - family formation attorneyDion Roddy began his legal career as a judicial clerk to the Hon. Lisa Gorcyca in the Family Division of Oakland County Circuit Court. A 2012 Cum Laude graduate from Wayne State University Law School, Mr. Roddy started out in family law but found his passion in adoption law and helping people create new families through adoption.

Being an adoptive parent himself, Mr. Roddy offers a distinct perspective to his clients because he understands exactly what they may experience as he advises them through the adoption process.

Dion's adoption practice includes direct, interstate, stepparent, relative, and adult adoptions as well as contested termination cases.  He also handles domestic infant adoptions with an extensive interstate practice.  He often represents individuals and agencies in contested adoption matters. Dion's ART practice focuses on egg donation, embryo transfers, and uncompensated surrogacy.

Mr. Roddy is a Fellow and member of the Oakland County Bar Foundation and is a member of the Federal Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan, and the American Bar Association. He has been featured in interviews regarding changes in Michigan adoption law, and authored an article regarding a Michigan Supreme Court decision having an impact on stepparent adoption.

Dion is an award-winning musician and audio producer, and enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with his wife and daughter.