“I meet people at one of the most vulnerable points in their lives and I always feel honored and privileged to be able to assist them, fight for them, and protect them throughout their legal proceeding.”

-Monica Rossi Baylis

Monica joins Beier Howlett after practicing law for over 30 years. She specializes in family law where she handles cases involving divorce, child custody, parenting time, alimony, child support, domestic relations mediations, adoption, paternity, pre-nuptial agreements, child protective proceedings, grandparent’s rights, as well as adult and juvenile guardianships. Monica handles these matters with compassion and understanding knowing that these matters are sensitive and emotional.

Monica earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan in 1987 and her law degree from Wayne State University in 1990. She is involved in the community including having served as a chair of the Juvenile Law Committee and as an adjunct professor of legal studies at Baker College. She is also an active member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Oakland County Bar Association.


  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 1990
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 1987

Admitted to Practice

  • Michigan 1990

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Probate and Estate Planning
  • Juvenile Law


  • Selected as one of Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly “Influential Women in the Law” Class of 2022
  • Who’s Who in America 2020
  • Selected as a Member of Leading Lawyer 2019 and 2021 by the Leading Lawyers Michigan Advisory Board
  • Awarded “10 Best Attorneys” by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys


  • ICLE Family Law Institute
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • ICLE Estate Planning Institute
  • State Court Administrators Child Welfare Seminars

Bar Activities

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association


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Monica R. Baylis

T: 248 | 282-1053

F: 248 | 645-9344

E: mbaylis@bhlaw.us.com

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