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

David Jones, A Dedicated Volunteer

By Jadranko Tomic-Bobas, Managing Hotline Attorney Elder Law of Michigan, Inc. is proud to announce that one of our volunteer attorneys has been awarded the John W. Cummiskey Pro Bono Award from the State Bar of Michigan. The purpose of the John W. Cummiskey Pro Bono Award is “to foster awareness of the need for involvement of the private bar in delivering legal services to the poor, by giving public recognition … Continue reading David Jones, A Dedicated Volunteer

Here for the Summer, Intern Lauren Sutter Joins the ELM Team

By Lauren Sutter, Legal Hotline Intern   This is my first year working at Elder Law of Michigan, and I’m excited to be delving into the kind of work that I am doing as an intern. This is a new area of law for me, however, working with people is not, and I’m glad to be on familiar ground in that regard.  I have lived in Michigan my entire life and … Continue reading Here for the Summer, Intern Lauren Sutter Joins the ELM Team

Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Sandra Wisnewski

By Kristina Ried, MDHHS Eligibility Specialist Sandra Wisnewski, is an attorney and she has worked at Elder Law of Michigan since 2010. Sandra is currently the Director of Client Assistance. Prior to working at Elder Law of Michigan, she says the most interesting job she’s ever had was a tracing job at an engineering company. This is where she used her patience and attention to detail to trace drawings of car parts … Continue reading Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Sandra Wisnewski

Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Mary Beth Daley

By Sheila Robison, Economic Security Team Member Mary Beth Daley is a Staff Accountant at Elder Law of Michigan and has been a member of the Elder Law of Michigan team since October 2014. Mary Beth is a content person. She continues to make a difference in her personal and professional life and is at peace with it. Q: Before working at Elder Law of Michigan, what … Continue reading Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Mary Beth Daley