Forward Thinking Family Law Since 1994


Eileen attended the 59th Annual Probate & Estate Panning Institute in Traverse City in May, 2019.

Monika Sacks was recognized as part of the inaugural Michigan Lawyers Weekly Hall of Fame Class of 2019.  The program recognizes Michigan legal leaders over the age of 60 for their notable success and demonstration of strong leadership both within and outside of their chosen field.  The entire firm joined in honoring Monika at the May 30th Hall of Fame luncheon.

Congratulations to Lori Buiteweg for being chosen on behalf of Michigan Lawyers Weekly as one of the 30 distinguished lawyers honored for reputable work and success in the legal community at the 2017 Leaders in the Law award ceremony. 

Nichols, Sacks, Slank, Sendelbach & Buiteweg was named to the State Bar of Michigan 2017 Circle of Excellence at the Leadership Level.

Lori Buiteweg is ranked among the top 50 women Super Lawyers in Michigan.

Monika SacksKaren Sendelbach and Lori Buiteweg were selected as Super Lawyers in 2017. Super Lawyers rates outstanding lawyers in more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Our firm sponsored the third annual Cooking for a Cause, a fundraising event benefiting Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County (CSSW). 

The Catholic Diocese of Lansing awarded Lori Buiteweg  the Sir Thomas Moore award, which recognizes a member of the legal profession who demonstrates outstanding personal integrity, community service, and professional excellence.

Nichols, Sacks, Slank, Sendelbach & Buiteweg  again sponsored the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing on June 26, 2017. The annual event brings the community together for an 18 hole, 4-person scramble complete with meals, raffles, games and awards. Past president and longtime volunteer for the Chamber, Monika Sacks had a great time representing the firm on the green.

Monika Sacks was awarded the Blaine B. Johnson Jr. Award at the 14th Annual Family Law Institute for her outstanding CLE contributions. Monika (right) is with attorney Eileen Slank.