Location: Irvine, California
Michele Marie Charbonneau is an experienced family law litigator. As a practicing attorney for 24 years, Ms. Charbonneau has tried and settled various notable family law cases throughout her career. She also has extensive experience in resolving cases as a family law mediator. After being admitted to the Bar in 1991, Ms. Charbonneau joined the regional law firm of of Kring & Brown, LLP. She practiced in several areas, including family law and personal injury. She was the managing partner of the Inland Empire office for four years as well as headed up the family law department.
Ms. Charbonneau practices exclusively in the area of family law at Brown & Charbonneau, LLP. She handles all types of family law disputes, focusing on getting results fast and efficiently for every client.Ms. Charbonneau is a graduate of Western State University College of Law, obtaining her Juris Doctorate degree in 1991. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and Salutatorian of her class. She was actively involved in law school, serving as the editor of law review for two terms and working 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, where she taught various courses, including legal writing and appellate advocacy. She also served on the Board of Directors of the Orangewood Children’s Foundation/PALS charity.
Areas of Practice
- Family Law
- Custody & Visitation
- Child Support & Spousal Support
- Breach of Fiduciary Duty
- Domestic Violence
- Western State University College of Law, San Diego, California
- J.D. – 1991
- Law Review: Western State University of Law Review, Editor
- Adjunct Professor, Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy, Western State University
Past Employment Positions
- Law Offices of Kring & Brown, LLP