Attorney Candace V. Yono as been an Associate at Cohen, Lerner and Rabinovitz, P.D., since 2013. She concentrates her practice on commercial transactions, business litigation, and real estate law.

Candace V. Yono has been practicing in the State of Michigan since 2012. She is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. While attending the University of Detroit Mercy law school, Ms. Yono clerked from the Honorable Judge Leo Bowman of the Oakland County Circuit Court. She served on the Moot Court team and participated in the Patrick A. Keenan Appellate Advocacy Competition.

As a corporate transaction attorney, Ms. Yono advocates on behalf of entrepreneurs and businesses. Her background in business education provides her an in-depth understanding of the practical aspects of running a company. She is an active member of the bar, serving on the Board of Directors for the Oakland County Bar Association’s New Lawyers Committee and as the Vice President of the Chaldean American Bar Association. In 2016 she was named a dBusiness Top Lawyer in Corporate Law. 

Areas of Practice

Commercial Litigation & Franchise Litigation
Real Estate Law

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Michigan, 2012
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, [YEAR]


University of Detroit Mercy Law School, 2012

  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.)
  • Dean’s Academic Achievement Scholarship
  • Moot Court Board of Advocates, Junior Member
  • Arab Chaldean Law Student Association, Secretary
  • Wayne County Mediation Center Civil Mediation Training

University of Detroit Mercy, 2009

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Political Science and Business
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Chaldean American Student Association

International Academy, 2006

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma

Professional Experience

Cohen, Lerner & Rabinovitz, P.C., 2013
Chaldean Community Foundation, Immigration Attorney Intern, 2011
Oakland County Circuit Court, Judical Clerk to the Honorable Leo Bowman, 2010
Cohen, Lerner & Rabinovitz, P.C., Clerk, 2004

Professional Activities

Oakland County Bar Association’s New Lawyers Committee, Board of Directors
Chaldean American Bar Association, Vice President 

Organizations & Memberships

Oakland County Bar Association
Chaldean American Bar Association

Honors & Awards

Top Lawyer, Corporate Law, Business, 2016