Workshop Presenters

Marc Edelstein, Ross Mortgage

Marc is a Michigan mortgage banker with Ross Mortgage. He has over 17 years of experience originating residential mortgages and is a Certified Divorce Lending Professional. Marc is a proud graduate of Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration. You can reach Marc by email at or by phone at 248-379-6749.

Deborah R. Smith, KW Home

Deborah is a full-time Realtor with The Family First Team at KW Home. She has over 17 years of experience buying and selling Metro Detroit real estate. Deborah is a Certified Divorce Real Estate Professional, Seniors Real Estate Specialist and Certified Short Sale Negotiator. You can reach Deborah by email at, by phone at 248-225-9441 or online at

Jordan S. Dizik, Attorney

Prior to establishing his own law firm, Jordan practiced at one of Michigan's largest and most prestigious law firms. He established The Dizik Law Firm in 2018 with a desire to help his clients through difficult times with thoughtful solutions. Jordan has experience in all family law maters, including antenuptial agreements, divorce, child custody, support, business/asset valuations, parenting time, relocations and paternity. You can reach Jordan by email at or by phone at


Deborah A. Krone, Rehmann

Deborah is a principal with Rehmann and is a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA), Certified Financial Planner(CFP) and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst(CDFA). She began her public accounting career in 1993 and has experience in the fields of accounting, taxation and financial planning. As a CDFA, Deborah specializes in financial issues in divorce matters. You can reach Deborah by email at or by phone at 734-302-4135.

Christine Lyon, Thriveworks

Christine is a mental health counselor with Thriveworks Counseling in Beverly Hills. She holds a Master's degree in Counseling from Oakland University and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan. Christine has combined her passion for healthy, thriving families and her own personal experience into a specialization in working with divorce issues. As a CDC Certified Divorce Coach, she becomes a vital ally and mentor to her clients during one of the most crucial times in their lives. You can reach Christine by email at or by phone at 248-686-3347 x1509.

Paula Swain, Swain Financial

Paula is a Certified Financial Planner(CFP) and owner of Swain Financial. Her firm focuses on helping women move toward financial security after the death of a loved one or after a divorce. She has over 17 years of experience in the financial industry and is licensed in Series 7, life and health insurance and Series 65. You can reach Paula by email at or by phone at 734-738-6300.

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