I help clients and individuals to protect and defend their rights in the Metro Detroit Area.
I founded Schmidt Law Services to be able to work with individuals who find themselves in hard times. I know that most of the time, lawyers see clients during their darkest hours. It's my job to help those clients to address their concerns and find a resolution that meets their needs.
Because I know each case is different, I make sure to stay on top of changes in the law and, when necessary, push to make them.
When I am not working to defend the rights of my clients, I am a progressive Christian, and I am a worship leader for my church. I see my work as an attorney as an extension of my faith.
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|MI||Active And In Good Standing||2010||09/02/2015|
|Attorney at Law||Schmidt Law Services, PLLC||2011 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Peter J. Johnson Law Office||2009 - 2011|
|Legal Intern||Law Office of Lisa C. Ward||2009 - 2009|
|Office Manager & Research Assistant||Michigan Public Health Institute||2004 - 2009|
|Legal Secretary||Macomb County Prosecutor's Office||2001 - 2001|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce||Board Member||2015 - Present|
|Business Networking International - Greater Royal Oak Chapter||Member||2012 - 2014|
|Oakland County Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|State Bar of Michigan||Member||2009 - Present|
|American Civil Liberties Union||State Board Secretary||2009 - Present|
|1st Revocation of Paternity Trial in Wayne County||Dismissed|
|First Same-Sex Divorce in Oakland County||Settled|
|See all Legal Cases|
|In-House Thomas M. Cooley Law School||"At the Schoolhouse Gate: Constitutional Rights of Students in Public Schools", 2nd Edition, Volumes 1 and 2||2008|
|Thomas M. Cooley Law School||Litigation||Juris Doctor||2009|
|Michigan State University||English||Bachelors of Arts||2004|
|Woman Lawyers' Association of Michigan, Auburn Hills Chapter||Lunch & Learn||2012|
|Straight Talk on the Law||Straight Talk on Child Custody||2012|
|Straight Talk on the Law||Straight Talk on Medical Marijuana Laws||2012|
|Straight Talk on the Law||Straight Talk on the Anatomy of a Criminal Case||2012|
|Straight Talk on the Law||Straight Talk on Anti-Bullying Laws||2012|