April Knoch

April Knoch

Associate Attorney
Location:
Wyandotte, Michigan
Phone:
734-237-6406 (Local - Housing Cooperative Law)
800-680-3562 (Toll Free - Housing Cooperative Law)
773-407-7193 (Wyandotte Main Office)
Fax:
734-281-7102 (Fax)
Email:

April Knoch is an Associate Attorney with Pentiuk, Couvreur & Kobiljak, P.C. She is involved in General Practice with an emphasis on civil litigation in Landlord & Tenant Law, Community Housing Associations, Condominium Law and Collection Law. 

Mrs. Knoch has been involved in many aspects of representing housing cooperatives, ranging from researching legal issues to drafting legal pleadings for a broad range of areas.  Her expertise, aside from her excellent research and writing, includes extensive background in state housing laws. 

She has contributed various articles for publication in the MAHC Messenger as well as Pentiuk, Couvreur & Kobiljak P.C.'s own Cooperative and Condominium Law Journals.  Mrs. Knoch also assists with the research and preparation of legal opinions and policy drafting for cooperative clients on varying issues of concern for Boards and Management alike.  She has extensive experience in cooperative document review and drafting.  In addition to assisting cooperative boards and management agents with document preparation, Mrs. Knoch regularly and aggressively assists in the representation of housing cooperative interests in court.

Mrs. Knoch attended the University of Michigan-Dearborn and graduated from the College of Arts, Sciences and Letters with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a Minor in Sociology. During her study at U-M Dearborn, she was an associate member of the Biological Honor Society and participated in the Honor's Psychology program.

Areas of Practice

  • General Practice
  • Civil Litigation
  • Landlord & Tenant Law
  • Community Housing Associations
  • Condominium Law
  • Collection Law

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Education

  • Michigan State University, Detroit College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2001
    • Honors: Student Representative for the MSU/DCL Student Government
    • Honors: Justice and Vice Justice for the Phi Alpha Delta, Hubert Humphrey Chapter
    • Honors: MSU/DCL Rental Housing Clinic Program
  • University of Michigan, Dearborn, Michigan
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Associate Member, Biological Honor Society
    • Honors: Honor's Psychology Program
    • Major: Psychology
    • Minor: Sociology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Lifetime Member of the MSU/DCL Alumni Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. John E. McDonald, Chief Judge for the 35th District Court of Michigan, Clerk