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Wade P. Jackman

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Wade P. Jackman was born in Detroit, Michigan and grew up in Livonia, Michigan.  He attended college at Michigan State University in East Lansing and law school at Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. He currently resides in Oakland County, Michigan where the law firm of Jackman & Kasody PLLC is located.  Wade has specialized in divorce and family for the past 30+ years and has practiced extensively in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties as well as Washtenaw and Livingston.

Wade currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Michigan Inter-Professional Association which is composed of many prominent Judges, lawyers and mental health professionals.  He has served on the Board for more than 20 years.

Wade’s approach is to try to resolve divorce and family law cases in an amicable manner to save the parties both time and money; however, he has extensive trial experience in all of the metropolitan Detroit area counties when negotiation fails.  He has a proven track record, is top rated by Martindale Hubbell lawyer rating service and peer approved by Super Lawyers. He is both compassionate and tough minded and able to obtain excellent result for his clients time and again.



  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 1983
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
    • B.S. - 1978
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Major: Psychology and Economics

Pro-Bono Activities

  • F.L.A.P, 2003 to Present

Professional Associations

  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan, Member, Family Law Section
  • Michigan Inter-Professional Association, Board Member, 1998 to Present
  • Michigan Inter-Professional Association, Past President, 2002 to 2004

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Divorce
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Child Custody/Parenting Time
  • Child Support
  • Alimony/Spousal Support
  • Paternity
  • Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Guardianships
  • Adoption
  • Domestic Violence
  • Unmarried Partners
  • Military Divorce
  • Same Sex Marriage
  • Same Sex Marriage
  • Separate Maintenance Agreements
  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1984


  • Named to Super Lawyers, 2008-2009, 2020-2023