Keith Morris: Recipient of the 2018 Shoshanna Ehrlich Excellence in Senior Legal Hotlines Advocacy Award

By Jadranko Tomic-Bobas, J.D., Managing Hotline Attorney, and Ashley Jayne, Legal Hotline Intern for Elder Law of Michigan  Congratulations to Keith Morris, who has been awarded this year’s Shoshanna Ehrlich Excellence in Senior Legal Hotlines Advocacy, or “Shoshie,” Award.   The Shoshie Award is voted on by members of the National Association of Senior Legal Hotlines (NASLH), and given annually to a person whose contributions to senior legal hotlines reflect the missions and goals brought … Continue reading Keith Morris: Recipient of the 2018 Shoshanna Ehrlich Excellence in Senior Legal Hotlines Advocacy Award

Things I Learned at Center for Elder Rights Advocacy (CERA)

By Mike Walters, Legal Hotline Managing Attorney, Pro Seniors, Inc., Project Manager, CERA.  I had a general private law practice when I began working part-time as a hotline attorney at Pro Seniors in 2000. I quickly discovered that hotline advice was well suited to my personality. I had always been able to convey legal advice to clients in a “down to earth” manner. I knew enough about different … Continue reading Things I Learned at Center for Elder Rights Advocacy (CERA)

Elder Law of Michigan’s President and CERA’s Director participates in workshops at the 2018 Equal Justice Conference #EJC18

Keith Morris, President of Elder Law of Michigan and CERA Director, is presenting in two workshops at the 2018 Equal Justices Conference. The Delivery Innovation in Referrals from a Senior Legal Hotline Workshop is being held today, Thursday, May 10, 2018 and Looking at the Next Level of Service Delivery Workshop is scheduled for Friday, May 11, 2018. Continue reading Elder Law of Michigan’s President and CERA’s Director participates in workshops at the 2018 Equal Justice Conference #EJC18

Elder Law of Michigan at the 2018 Equal Justice Conference #EJC18

#EJC18 2018 Pre-Conference Session: Running a Hotline is more than answering the phone: A Collaborative Workshop. Team members of the Center for Elder Rights Advocacy (CERA) are participating in the 2018 Equal Justice Conference being held in San Diego, California. CERA is participating as presenter and organizer of the pre-conference session scheduled for today, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. The pre-conference is on Running a Hotline is … Continue reading Elder Law of Michigan at the 2018 Equal Justice Conference #EJC18

PREVNT: Connecting Seniors to Resources and Services

by Skye Felsing, Project Administrator, PREVNT Initiative This post is part two of a series of blog posts covering Elder Law of Michigan’s efforts and partnerships to prevent elder abuse across Michigan. In February, we shared with you one of the four segments within our new elder abuse project called the PREVNT Initiative.  This month we are excited to share the second segment we are working … Continue reading PREVNT: Connecting Seniors to Resources and Services

Elder Abuse Prevention Efforts at ELM

by Skye Felsing, Project Administrator, PREVNT Initiative This post is part one of a series of blog posts covering Elder Law of Michigan’s efforts and partnerships to prevent elder abuse across Michigan. Here at Elder Law of Michigan we are constantly searching for ways to involve ourselves in the betterment of Michigan’s senior community. Over the years this practice has helped spur the growth of our organization, … Continue reading Elder Abuse Prevention Efforts at ELM

Employee of the Month: Chris Jackson

by Char Brooks, Project Healthy Living Coach and Attorney Known for his technical expertise as well as his incredibly patient way of dealing with staff and clients, Chris Jackson is our Communications Coordinator, Project Administrator, and an Attorney. Many of us refer to him as “Action Jackson” because he is able to get so many things done at one time efficiently with a smile.  He … Continue reading Employee of the Month: Chris Jackson