I reside in Frankenmuth, Michigan, and practice in the firm's Frankenmuth and Saginaw offices. I specialize in Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate and Estate Administration, Business Organizations, Real Estate Law and Municipal Law. I am a frequent speaker and seminar presenter on estate planning and elder law. My practice in the field of elder law covers medicaid qualification, estate planning, Guardianship, and Conservatorships.
I have served on the Board of Directors for the Northeastern Michigan Estate Planning Council. I am an active member in the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the Michigan Bar Association. I am an active member of the Women Lawyers Association. I am a member of the Probate and Estate Planning Section and the Elder Law Section of the Michigan Bar Association. I have served on the Board of Directors for the Covenant Health Care Foundation. I completed the Institute of Continuing Legal Education's Probate and Estate Planning Certificate program and received a Certificate of Completion. I am also VA accredited.
I have been married to my husband, David, since 1979, and we have two children, Michelle and Melissa.
Licensed since 2001
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|MI||Active And In Good Standing||2001||03/27/2015|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||Member||2005 - Present|
|Northeastern Michigan Estate Planning Council||Member||2002 - Present|
|State Bar of Michigan||Member||2001 - Present|
|Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan||Taxation||LL.M - Master of Laws||2006|
|Thomas M. Cooley Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor (Cum Laude)||2000|
|Detroit College of Business||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts (Summa Cum Laude)||1998|
|Municipal Employee Retirement Services||Estate Planning||2007|