Thacker is only Grand Rapids attorney designated as Certified Divorce Financial Analyst


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 25, 2015 – Connie R. Thacker was recently designated as a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) by the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts. 

Ms. Thacker is the only practicing attorney in Grand Rapids with CDFA designation. Other area CDFA professionals come from accounting and financial services practices. In obtaining CDFA designation, Ms. Thacker successfully completed a series of exams testing her understanding of complex financial, tax and business valuation issues. The Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA) is the most established and recognized organization related to the financial aspects of the divorce process.

Ms. Thacker is a Member at Miller Johnson and has practiced law for more than 20 years.  Her family law practice includes complex divorce litigation, business and professional valuation cases, child custody matters, and parenting time. She has been trained in forms of alternative dispute resolution and has earned certification from the AAML Matrimonial Arbitration Training Institute, the Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan, and she is a trained mediator.

Ms. Thacker is a Fellow in the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). She is named in "The Best Lawyers in America®" for family law, collaborative practice and family law mediation in addition to being honored as the current Best Lawyers Grand Rapids Family Law Lawyer of the Year.