Breen, Torree J.

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333 Albert Avenue, Suite 500
East Lansing, MI 48823

About Torree

Torree J. Breen is the chair of the Family Law Practice Group and is a member of the firm’s Litigation  and Hospitality and Alcohol Law Practice Groups.   Ms. Breen specializes in family law which includes divorce, child custody disputes, prenuptial agreements, guardianships/conservatorships, and grandparent’s rights. For the Hospitality and Alcohol Law Practice Group, she specifically focuses upon Liquor Control Commission license violations and Lottery Commission violations.  

Ms. Breen serves as Secretary on the firm's Board of Directors.  She has served as the President of the Women Lawyer's Association of Michigan, Mid-Michigan Section, from 2012-2015. 

In 2016, Ms. Breen was awarded a "Regional Leadership Award" by the Women Lawyer's Association of Michigan.  The Regional Leadership Award recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of an individual WLAM member who has demonstrated professionalism, excellence and dedication to furthering the objectives of WLAM.

Ms. Breen was selected as one of the Top Ten Family Law Attorneys in Michigan in (2014-2016) by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (NAFLA).   She was recognized as being among the Top Ten Family Law Attorneys as selected by The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (AIFLA) for 2014-2017.

Ms. Breen was recognized as a "Super Lawyer Rising Star" in 2008 and 2010.  She also has been rated a "10.0" attorney by AVVO from 2012 to present.  

Ms. Breen has received a Certificate of Completion in the area of Family Law issued by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.

Currently Ms. Breen is a member of WLAJ’s “The Crew,” which features ten professional women from the Lansing community with the goal to share everyday information to empower women.  You can see some of her blogs and informative videos about family law below and at at  




Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan, Litigation Section and Family Law Section
  • Mid-Michigan Chapter of the Women Lawyers Association 
  • Past Board of Directors for Young Lawyers Section of the Ingham County Bar Association
  • WLAJ | My Legal Crewmember
  • Second Saturday Divorce Workshop (Keynote Speaker)

Community Affiliations

  • Ingham County Chamber of Commerce
  • Grand Ledge Chamber of Commerce
  • Eaton Chamber of Commerce
  • Lansing Bridal Association (legal blogger)
  • Women's Lawyer's Association of Michigan, 2011 to present
  • 100 Women Who Care, 2011 to 2013
  • Past Member of American Inns of Court, Michigan State University 
  • Member of Board of Directors of Eaton County Child Abuse Prevention Council, 2009-2012
  • Coordinator for the Horn of Plenty and Toys for Tots 2004-2006

Bar and Court Admissions

Ingham County Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan, 2000

U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Michigan

U.S. District Court – Western District of Michigan

U.S. Court of Appeals-Sixth Circuit


Alma College (B.A. magna cum laude, 1997)

Michigan State University ‐ College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2000)

Blog Posts by Torree View All blog posts »

Marriage and Custody: What are the implications?

posted on February 05, 2018
Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

How does an upcoming wedding impact the custody of your children?  If you are planning the wedding, you may be contemplating whether you may c...

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A Checklist When Considering Divorce

posted on January 09, 2018
Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

Are you contemplating divorce? Before you file, you should gather information to determine whether you can live on your own, independent of your spous...

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