Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Rachael Savoie

By Lyndsy Gamet, Stakeholder and Network Partners Manager, MiCAFE Rachael Savoie is the Human Resources Specialist for Elder Law of Michigan, Inc. She is always punctual and precise, Rachael clearly takes pride in making sure that her colleagues have their needs met. She has unlimited patience and understanding with those to whom she speaks.  Rachael always ensures that clients who call Elder Law of Michigan connect with the correct department.  Rachael has a radiating and positive spirit, and we are lucky to have her in our office. How did you … Continue reading Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Rachael Savoie

Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Sheila Robison

By Mary Beth Daley, Staff Accountant  What a privilege it was to do this assignment with Sheila. I so enjoyed the opportunity to get to know more about what makes Sheila “tick,” if you will. And what did I discover? I discovered a truly compassionate woman with a servant’s heart. Let me share just a bit of what I learned.  I asked Sheila, “Before working at Elder … Continue reading Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Sheila Robison

Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Lyndsy Gamet

By Rachael Savoie, Human Resources  Lyndsy Gamet is a Stakeholder and Network Partners Manager for the MiCAFE Network. She has been a member of the Elder Law team since August 2013.  Before joining the Elder Law of Michigan team, she worked as an Adjustment Processor at Jackson National Life Insurance Company. There she worked with various annuity products and the technology department and agents to insure proper calculations on policies.   As … Continue reading Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Lyndsy Gamet

Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Christine Steinmetz

By Sandra Wisnewski, J.D., Director of Client Assistance  Christine Steinmetz is a part-time hotline attorney at Elder Law of Michigan. Christine has been with Elder Law of Michigan since 2011. Before working for Elder Law of Michigan, Christine used to be a plumbing assistant. People are surprised when she uses the trade’s terminology. Although she loved being a plumbing assistant, she is currently not interested in taking on any plumbing jobs … Continue reading Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Christine Steinmetz

2018 Summer Internship Reflection

By Ashley Jayne, Legal Hotline Intern  My experience at Elder Law of Michigan was not what I expected. As a legal intern, I thought I would be spending my summer writing briefs and doing legal research. I was not very familiar with the role of a legal aid organization and had little expectations to interact with clients. Though my experience at Elder Law of Michigan was not what I expected, it has been more valuable than I could have imagined.    At the beginning … Continue reading 2018 Summer Internship Reflection

Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Ellen Mason

By Shirley Brown, Economic Security Team Member Before working at Elder Law of Michigan, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had? I picked beans on my uncle’s farm which was hard work, even for a young person. I also assembled cameras on the assembly line at Kodak. My most interesting job was a reporter for the Detroit Free Press. What do you find … Continue reading Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Ellen Mason

Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Kristina Ried

By Christine Steinmetz, J.D., Hotline Attorney  It is with great pleasure that I introduce you to Kristina Ried, who is our Michigan Department of Health & Human Services Eligibility Specialist for Elder Law of Michigan. Kristina joined Elder Law in Michigan in March 2018. Prior to working as an Eligibility Specialist, she worked for 22 years in education as a high school teacher. Back in the 1990’s, Kristina … Continue reading Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Kristina Ried