Alison Bowden

For more than two decades, Alison Bowden has skillfully guided her clients through a variety of family law issues, including divorce, custody, parenting time, child support, property settlement, guardianships, and more.

After graduating from Michigan State University with a B.A. in Political Science Pre-Law in 1993, Alison attended the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, where she earned her J.D. in 1998. Immediately upon passing the bar exam, Alison went to work in the family law arena. As a trained property arbitrator, a member of the Macomb County Bar Association, and a member of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, Alison is a truly dynamic, committed advocate.

While Alison's skills and experience are exceptional, what truly sets her apart is her compassionate approach. She cares about each and every client, bringing passion for the law to the cases she takes on. Facing a legal challenge involving your family can be incredibly difficult, and Alison understands that you may have questions or concerns along the way. She’ll take the time to help you assess all of your legal options and determine the best path forward for your family.

Alison uses her skills as both a dynamic negotiator and a fearless litigator to fight for her clients’ rights from start to finish. In fact, she has a reputation for obtaining favorable results for her clients. It is Attorney Bowden’s lifework to stand beside the people she represents through every step of their legal proceedings and help them move positively through the family law experience.


  • J.D. - University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 1998

  • B.A. - Michigan State University, 1993

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Michigan

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Professional Associations

  • Macomb County Bar Association

  • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

  • Michigan State Bar - Family Law Section