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Jacquelyn Babinski

Phone: 231-480-1491

Jacquelyn Babinski is an Associate Attorney with North Pointe Legal, PLLC. She is a passionate and experienced attorney and a dedicated advocate for children's education rights. Her commitment to fighting for justice for children and families is a major asset to North Pointe’s mission.

Jacquelyn obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Child Development and Psychology from Central Michigan University in December 2014. She worked as a juvenile probation officer for Montcalm County for a year and a half before starting law school. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Michigan State University College of Law in December 2018. She worked for Elizabeth K. Abdnour, Esq., PLLC as a law clerk. Following her admission to the bar, she continued to work in that office as a Contract Attorney.

In March 2020, Jacquelyn began work as a Contract Attorney for Legal Services of Eastern Michigan (LSEM), where she represented students attending Flint Community Schools who have been affected by the Flint Water Crisis. She opened her private practice, Babinski Law, PLLC, in July 2020. Her practice handled education and criminal law, along with court-appointed family law work. Jacqueline joined North Pointe Legal in May, 2022 expanding the scope of her practice to include Abuse and Neglect, Family Law and Education Law.

Jacquelyn and some colleagues created MI AECRES, a nonprofit that provided education advocacy and legal representation to families in West Michigan, in February 2021. She serves as the Executive Director of MI AECRES, managing the day-to-day affairs of the organization and working closely with the other board members on the organization’s strategic planning initiatives. She also serves as MI AECRES' lead attorney. In this role, she oversees non-attorney advocates, investigates and litigates education cases in administrative and court hearings, and engages with community partners and policymakers. Jacqueline is also an active member of Council of Parents, Attorneys, and Advocates (COPAA), serving on their membership committee, and of the Michigan Parent, Advocate, and Attorney Coalition (MiPAAC).

  • J.D., Michigan State University College of Law
  • B.S. Central Michigan University
Bar Admissions
  • Michigan
Pro Bono, Professional, and Community Service


  • Contract Attorney, Legal Services of Eastern Michigan
  • Contract Attorney, Elizabeth K. Abdnour, Esq., PLLC
  • Student Advocate, Student Advocacy Center
  • Member, Rethink Discipline Michigan working group
  • Member, Autism Alliance of Michigan
  • Member, Council of Parents, Attorneys, and Advocates
  • Member, Michigan Education Attorneys and Advocates working group
  • Advisory Council Member, A2IDEAS


  • Legal Researcher, Michigan Protection & Advocacy Services
  • Board Member and Committee Chair, Michigan ACLU – Local Lansing Unit
  • Law Clerk, Michigan Children’s Law Center
  • Law Clerk, Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
  • Research Assistant, Street Democracy
  • Student Clinician, Civil Rights Clinic, Michigan State University College of Law
  • Juvenile Probation Officer, Montcalm County Juvenile Court
  • Board Member, We Care for Kids Montcalm County
  • Board Member, Great Start Collaborative Montcalm County
  • Program Intern, Montcalm CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
  • Office Clerk, Gordon M. Bloem, Attorney at Law
  • America Reads Tutor, Central Michigan University Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center (serving 2nd and 3rd grade students in Isabella County)