Forward Thinking Family Law Since 1994


Katherine Sharkey is the chair of the FOC Liaison Committee and co-chair of the Public Service/Pro Bono Committee for the Washtenaw County Bar Association. She was appointed to the Washtenaw County Bar Association Board of Directors. She has completed her term as the Immediate Past-President of the Woman Lawyers Association for the Washtenaw County Region. Kate presented “Evidence in Family Law Cases” at the CORT Training for Legal Services attorneys.

Eileen Slank is serving on the Executive Committee of the Board of Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County.

Our firm was named a 21st Century Innovator by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. This recognizes law firms that support their staff by balancing professional demands with personal commitments, retains and empowers employees, and effectively uses technology.

Nichols, Sacks, Slank, Sendelbach & Buiteweg was awarded the “Best of Michigan Business” by Corp! Magazine.

Penny Esch supervised and coordinated judging of the Hobbies Section at the Chelsea Fair.

Becky Frieseman was a guest server for the St. Vincent DePaul Society Fundraiser to help the poor in our community. She competes in triathlons for a number of community causes.