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Matthew L. Joswick

About me

Prior to opening his own practice, Mr. Joswick worked as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable James F. Nowicki, Macomb County Probate Court, Wills and Estates Division. Mr. Joswick also worked for a boutique elder law firm, where he specialized in elder law, probate, estate planning, and special needs planning.

Mr. Joswick is a frequent lecturer and has spoken before a variety of public and private organizations, including GEMS Senior Group, Family Caregivers Support Group, Waterford Aging Network, Hillsdale County Senior Services Center, People’s Community Church, Utica Community Schools, Anchor Bay High School, Kiwanis Club, Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, Wyoming Avenue Church of Christ, various assisted living facilities, nursing home facilities, and churches. His lectures are on the topics of elder law, Medicaid planning, probate, general estate planning, and special needs planning.

In 2013 and 2014, Mr. Joswick was recognized as one of the State of Michigan’s outstanding young lawyers in the areas of Estate Planning & Probate with a “Rising Star” designation by Michigan Super Lawyers magazine.


Practice areas


  1. Elder Law: 25%
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
  3. Guardianship: 25%
  4. Probate: 25%


Payment types:

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Contact info

Barsch & Joswick, PLLC

44444 Mound Road, Suite 100
Suite 100
Sterling Heights, MI, 48314


MIActive And In Good Standing200401/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of MichiganMember2004 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember2004 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Elder Law and Disability Rights SectionMember2004 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning SectionMember2004 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Exceptional Parent MagazinePlanning Strategies for Individuals with Special Needs from Mid-Life and Beyond2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Wayne State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A