Mary R. Pigorsh



Mary is an experienced attorney whose exclusive focus, dedication and experience are in all areas of family law and domestic relations. She offers her clients patient, thoughtful counsel coupled with steadfast advocacy to help them resolve all manner of family law related issues with the most family-friendly outcomes possible. For just over two decades, Mary has successfully represented individuals in courts across West Michigan. Additionally, Mary is a trained domestic relations mediator and a collaboratively trained lawyer. As a result, Mary is able to assist her clients in resolving their matters using the best possible process (litigation, mediation or collaborative) based on their needs and goals.

From working professionals to stay-at-home parents, Mary represents each with equal care and concern. For her clients, she provides services such as drafting prenuptial agreements, divorce, separate maintenance, property division, establishing paternity, child custody, parenting time/visitation, grandparenting time, guardian ad litem, spousal and child support and order enforcement.

Mary understands that her clients often have questions that need an immediate response. She is readily available to them via email, telephone and/or conferences to answer their questions within a timely manner. Mary’s clients also appreciate the cost-saving use and availability of her team, including an associate attorney and a legal assistant with decades of experience in family law.

In her spare time, Mary enjoys reading, outdoor activities and spending time with her family. She lives in Newago with her husband, Steve.


Attorney – Day & Sawdey, PC

Law Clerk – Law Office of Thomas J. Heiden

Extern – Kent County Public Defender’s Office


State Bar of Michigan, 1998


Western Michigan University (B.B.A., 1992)

Thomas M. Cooley Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1997)


Included in the 2018-2024 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® for Family Law and Family Law Mediation

Included in the 2020-2024 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® for Collaborative Law: Family Law

Named the Best Lawyers® 2023 Family Law Mediation "Lawyer of the Year" in Grand Rapids

Named the Best Lawyers® 2022 Collaborative Law: Family Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Grand Rapids

Named to the 2022-2023 Grand Rapids Magazine Top Lawyers lists for Family Law

Michigan Lawyers Weekly Women in the Law honoree, 2017