Meet the Team, Volunteer Spotlight: Terry Schwennesen

By Michelle Goetz, J.D., M.S.L.A., Project Coordinator Terry Schwennesen, J.D. is a legal hotline volunteer at Elder Law of Michigan, Inc. and has been a valued member of our team since July 2018. Before she started volunteering at Elder Law of Michigan, she was employed by National Grid, a utility company serving nearly seven million electric and natural gas customers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and New York. … Continue reading Meet the Team, Volunteer Spotlight: Terry Schwennesen

Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Shirley Brown

By Ellen Mason, J.D., Hotline Attorney  Shirley Brown is a MiCAFE Network Coordinator and Economic Security Team Member in the Elder Law of Michigan’s Detroit office. Shirley has been with Elder Law of Michigan since 2011. Her current focus is assisting clients with benefits applications such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Medicaid. How did you first learn about Elder Law of Michigan?  I … Continue reading Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Shirley Brown

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2017 Summer Internship Reflection – Part 3

Elder Law of Michigan is grateful to have had 13 law students volunteer their time this summer. Under the supervision of our Staff Attorneys they learned about the law, gained experience on what it is like to work at a nonprofit, and assisted seniors in need of legal assistance. As their internship comes to an end, each intern has written a brief reflection of their experience here at … Continue reading 2017 Summer Internship Reflection – Part 3

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2017 Summer Internship Reflection – Part 2

Elder Law of Michigan is grateful to have had 13 law students volunteer their time this summer. Under the supervision of our Staff Attorneys they have learned about the law, gained experience on what it is like to work at a nonprofit, and have assisted seniors in need of legal assistance. As their internship comes to an end, each intern has written a brief reflection of their experience … Continue reading 2017 Summer Internship Reflection – Part 2

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2017 Summer Internship Reflection – Part 1

Elder Law of Michigan is grateful to have had 13 law students volunteer their time this summer. Under the supervision of our Staff Attorneys they have learned about the law, gained experience on what it is like to work at a nonprofit, and have assisted seniors in need of legal assistance. As their internship comes to an end, each intern has written a brief reflection of their experience … Continue reading 2017 Summer Internship Reflection – Part 1

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Meet our 2017 Summer Interns – Part 5

Each year, Elder Law of Michigan, Inc. works with law schools and law students across Michigan, and the country, to encourage students to intern on the Legal Hotline for Michigan Seniors. This year, Elder Law of Michigan is grateful to have 13 law students volunteer their time this summer to intern under the supervision of our Staff Attorneys to learn about the law, experience what it is like … Continue reading Meet our 2017 Summer Interns – Part 5

Meet our 2017 Summer Interns – Part 2

Each year, Elder Law of Michigan, Inc. works with law schools and law students across Michigan, and the country, to encourage students to intern on the Legal Hotline for Michigan Seniors. This year, Elder Law of Michigan is grateful to have 13 law students volunteer their time this summer to intern under the supervision of our Staff Attorneys to learn about the law, experience what it is like … Continue reading Meet our 2017 Summer Interns – Part 2