Family, Estate Planning, Elder Law, Social Security, Administrative Law, Bankruptcy & Debt, Domestic Violence, Foreclosure, Juvenile, Appeals
Licensed since 2003
Hourly ($150-200/hour), Contingent (25-33%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes), Pro Bono (25%)
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|MI||Active And In Good Standing||2003||08/06/2015|
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|Attorney and Counselor at Law||Denise LaFave Smith, PLLC d/b/a LaFave Smith Center for Family & Elder Law||2004 - Present|
|Attorney||Legal Services of Eastern Michigan||2003 - 2004|
|Legal Intern||State of Michigan, Attorney General||2002 - 2002|
|Associate Administrative Director||Sparrow/MSU Family Practice Residency Program||1987 - 2000|
|Legal Secretary||Dickinson Wright Moon Van Dusen & Freeman||1985 - 1987|
|Thomas M. Cooley Law School||Constitutional Law/Civil Rights, Litigation||Juris Doctor||2002|
|Spring Arbor University||Management and Organizational Development||Bachelor of Arts||2001|