James Moriarty - A Cordell & Cordell Ann Arbor Divorce Attorney

James Moriarty

Senior Litigation Attorney

Ann Arbor divorce attorney James MoriartyAnn Arbor divorce attorney James Moriarty’s parents divorced when he was very young, but maintained a very civil relationship. That is what initially sparked his interest in family law.

“That scenario seemed rare compared to others, so I was left curious,” Mr. Moriarty said. “I had a chance.”

When it comes to transitioning through the divorce process, Mr. Moriarty cautions his clients to break everything down one step at a time.

“Try not to think about all of the aspects of the process all at once,” he said, “since it’s too difficult to process so many things at once. Compartmentalize aspects, if possible.”

Licenses & Admissions

Mr. Moriarty is licensed to practice in Michigan.


Mr. Moriarty received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Michigan State University. He earned his juris doctor from the University of Detroit Mercy.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Mr. Moriarty practiced family law, appeals, criminal defense, driver’s license restoration, and traffic.

Speeches, Seminars, & Publications