Bernard F. Finn, Of Counsel

Steve Sinas

For decades, Bernard (Bernie) Finn led the Sinas Dramis Family Law Division, bringing 40 years of experience in handling domestic relations matters, including divorce, separation, spousal support and maintenance, and child custody and support issues. Bernie currently serves in an of counsel capacity with the firm.

In representing his clients, Bernie’s foremost priority is getting the most favorable and fair result, so his clients are in the best possible position to move forward with their lives.

Bernie’s commitment to his clients and knowledge of Michigan family law make him one of the most highly-regarded family law attorneys in Michigan. In fact, he has been consistently recognized and honored for his skill and work in the family law arena.

In addition to handling domestic relations cases, Bernie also devotes a portion of his practice to criminal law matters. He is committed to ensuring that everyone he represents is treated equally and fairly by the justice system.

Practice Areas

Family and domestic relations law, criminal defense

Professional Associations

Michigan Association for Justice
Ingham County Bar Association – former executive board member
Michigan Supreme Court Standing Committee on Criminal Jury Instructions
State Bar of Michigan

Speaking Engagements

Domestic Relations Law – People’s Law School
Criminal Law – People’s Law School

Bernie Finn 5 Years Super Lawyers

Bernie Finn Super Lawyers 2018

Bernie Finn Leading Lawyers 2019 badge

Awards & Recognition

ICBA Retiree Spotlight – May 2020
Leading Lawyers – 2018 Peer Selected
Best Lawyers in America 2016 Lawyer of the Year – Family Law (Lansing, Michigan)
Best Lawyers in America – Family Law – listed every year since 2001
Best Lawyers in America 2012 Lawyer of the Year – Family Law (Lansing, Michigan)
Michigan Super Lawyer – 2009, 2010, 2011, 2017, 2018


B.S., Wayne State University – Marketing, 1971
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 1976


Michigan, 1976
United States Supreme Court
6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan


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