Tammy Repaso

Practice Manager

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Tammy Repaso began her legal career representing children and parents in the most egregious child custody and abuse cases and has continued to practice family law for more than 18 years.

“Be honest with your attorney and keep him or her informed,” Ms. Repaso said. “The more information your attorney has, the better your representation will be.”

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Repaso is licensed in the states of Missouri, Michigan,  Minnesota, and North Carolina.

Education

Ms. Repaso received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from State University of New York College at Buffalo and her Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan.

Before finishing law school, she studied for a summer at Oxford University in England where she received the high grade in Comparative Constitutional Law.

Professional Experience

In Michigan, Ms. Repaso practiced family law along with general civil litigation – including probate and real estate litigation; she served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Chief Civil Division Judge in Berrien County, Michigan where she made dispositional recommendations on a variety of civil, criminal and family law matters.

Ms. Repaso began her legal career representing children and parents in the most egregious child custody and abuse cases, and has continued to practice family law for over 18 years.  In addition to her litigation experience, Ms. Repaso has experience as a Guardian ad Litem and as a Mediator.

Since joining Cordell & Cordell in 1999, Ms. Repaso has represented numerous individuals is divorce, child custody, child support, paternity, spousal maintenance, and order of protection matters.  As a Practice Manager at Cordell & Cordell, she has managed offices around the country.

Associations

Ms. Repaso is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan, the Minnesota State Bar Association, and the North Carolina State Bar.

Awards

Ms. Repaso was recognized in 2010 as a Missouri and Kansas Rising Star in the family law practice area by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers.

Ms. Repaso was recognized as a Martindale-Hubbell Top Rated Lawyer in litigation for ethical standards and legal ability in 2015.

Speeches, Seminars, & Publications

Ms. Repaso is a frequent presenter at continuing legal education seminars regarding custody jurisdiction, parental kidnapping, child custody, and other domestic relations topics.

She was interviewed by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch over child custody disputes.

Reviews

5/5

“I cannot think of anything you could improve on. … Working with Tammy was a huge relief.  She was on top of everything and [was] aggressive when it was needed. … Tammy was amazing!  It was a fantastic experience.”

5/5

“[Tammy] is amazing! I was so impressed by the lawyer, front desk clerk and Cordell & Cordell. They made a very hard time in my life easier.”

5/5

“Tammy has always taken care of me.  I’m very pleased.  She’s always there to answer my questions or give advice when issues come up.  She’s the best!”

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