Miranda J. Bailey-Quick Miranda Bailey-Quick focuses her practice primarily on family law, criminal law, and estate planning. Although these areas may seem diverse to one another, Miranda believes they are more often interrelated than most tend to believe. Often, as a family law attorney, clients have found themselves involved in the criminal justice system because of a domestic dispute with their spouse. It is important to have thorough knowledge and experience in both areas of law as criminal charges can and often drastically affects a client’s family law case and vice versa. Lastly, a family law client can never be too cautious in preparing for the unexpected. Estate Planning is vital in protecting your children’s future, should anything happen to you as their parent, whether that includes preparing guardianship and conservatorship plans and documentation in your Last Will and Testament, or having your Estate Planning executed to save your adult children from the conflict involved in probating the estate of a deceased parent who did not leave a will or trust instrument. Miranda can assist in your estate planning needs to alleviate you and/or your children’s stress in the future.

Miranda, a native of the Upper Peninsula, Drummond Island, returned to the Northern Michigan Area in 2007. Mrs. Bailey-Quick received a Bachelor of Science from Central Michigan University in 2001. While at Michigan State University College of Law, Mrs. Bailey-Quick received her Juris Doctor degree in 2006 with certificates in the Geoffrey Fieger Trial Practice Certificate Program, Criminal Law Program, and Indigenous Law Program. As part of the Trial Practice Program, Mrs. Bailey-Quick was selected as an 2005 Intern for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan specifically to assist in showcasing their electronic courtroom. Mrs. Bailey-Quick is a certified trainer for inData Trial Director Suite 4.5 Electronic Evidence program software and presentation. Also while at MSU College of Law, Miranda was an extern with the Michigan Department of Civil Rights and Chippewa County Public Defender’s Office. Miranda is in the process of finishing her Masters of American Indian and Indigenous Law from the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, where Miranda interned with the Boesche Legal Clinic serving the Muscogee (Creek) Nation in their Legal Program handling matters from family law, estate planning and probate of estates.

Miranda was employed with the law office of Carey & Jaskowski, PLLC, in Grayling, Michigan for five years, and handled all aspects of law, with focus on family law, criminal law, and estate planning. While at Carey & Jaskowski, Miranda served indigent clients in Roscommon County in neglect and abuse cases, as well as indigent clients in Crawford County in neglect and abuse cases, and criminal cases in Crawford County 87-C District Court handling misdemeanors, and felony matters in the 46th Circuit Court for Crawford County. Miranda continues to serve Crawford County on various aspects of the indigent defense contract.

Miranda is a member of the State Bar of Michigan Family Law Section, Criminal Law Section, and Indigenous Law Section as well as a member of the Federal Bar Association of the Eastern District of Michigan. Miranda was admitted to the Federal Bar for the Eastern District of Michigan in 2009.

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