Forward Thinking Family Law Since 1994


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.

Elizabeth Solomon is a member of the 2017 Collaborative Practice Board of Directors. She is also the Secretary of the Executive Board.

Lori Buiteweg is the immediate Past-President of the State Bar of Michigan.

Monika Sacks and Elizabeth Solomon are revising the ICLE Fundamentals of Divorcetextbook originally authored by Monika Sacks.

Lori Buiteweg received the Outstanding Service Award in recognition of her leadership in founding the Legal Resource Center and her dedication to its continuing mission to serve Washtenaw County.

Elizabeth Solomon presented “Setting Up and Running Your Divorce Practice Professionally, Efficiently, and Without Stress” at the ICLE Fundamentals of Divorce seminar.