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Henry Baskin is and has been a leading attorney in Michigan for over 40 years.


As a staunch advocate of family law and a pioneer of family practice legislation, he has made his mark on the rights and safety of men, women and children across the state and represents industry leaders and spouses as well as representation of disadvantaged people.


As a well known entertainment attorney, he has represented performers and media celebrities ranging from Motown personalities to the major players in Detroit television and radio. As a television personality in his own right, Henry Baskin has hosted ‘Due Process’ for 20 seasons, making it one of the longest running programs in Michigan television history. As a tireless philanthropist, Henry Baskin chairs several committees and is affiliated with a dozen different foundations and charities.


Named as one of the “Ten Most Influential Lawyers in Michigan” by Lawyer’s Weekly, and listed for 15 consecutive years in Best Lawyers in America, Mr.Baskin has received numerous distinctions and awards.

Henry Baskin has seen what can happen to children of single parent households without parental financial support. With a generous gift to Oakland University, he created the Baskin Family Foundation to provide scholarship assistance to children of single-parent households in financial need.


The recent recipient of an honorary doctorate from Central Michigan University, Mr. Baskin spends his spare time teaching, writing extensively on divorce law as well as giving seminars throughout the community.