Certified and Court Approved Family Law Mediator
Board of Directors, Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan
Member, Oakland County Bar Association
Member, State Bar of Michigan Family Law Section
Member, Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association
Member, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan
Member, Washtenaw County Bar Association
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Adjunct Professor, Concordia University
“I listen to my clients and help them reach their goals and desired outcomes through careful planning and effective strategies.”
Liz uses her training as a lawyer, mediator and collaborator to represent her clients in all areas of family law.
Working with other family law firms that focused on divorce litigation led her to seek a firm with a reputation for less costly, adversarial approaches. She found that firm in Nichols, Sacks, Slank, Sendelbach & Buiteweg.
In her experience, most clients—especially those with young children—do not want a long, expensive court battle. Liz helps her clients maintain control over the terms and cost of their divorce, she guides them to agreement on decisions that make sense for their unique family.
Her previous experience with firms in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties will help Liz expand NSSSB’s presence and practice philosophy in those areas. For more than 30 years, the firm has focused on mediation and other non-court strategies to help divorcing couples settle their disputes without going to court.
Liz is a member of the Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan, the International Association of Collaborative Professionals and the Family Mediation Council of Michigan.
To schedule a confidential consultation, call (734) 994-3000 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
“Divorce has a way of making you feel like a failure. I was completely overwhelmed and in desperate need of someone to guide me. Liz helped in so many ways that will be long be valuable to me.”–Mother, Chelsea
“Liz’s organization, attention to detail, and presence in Court were “wow”–very impressive.”–Mother, Ann Arbor
“Liz helped me get the fair treatment I deserved and didn’t let anyone take advantage of me. My case was difficult, but I felt confident and encouraged. I always know what was being advocated on my behalf.”–Mother, Chelsea
“Elizabeth was one of the best attorneys I’ve ever worked with. If I need future legal advice she’ll be the one I’ll call.”–Father, Ypsilanti
“From the first phone call to the end, Liz was friendly, caring and kind. She answered questions and explained issues I hadn’t even thought about.” — single woman, Oakland County
“The divorce process was so much easier and less stressful than I imagined. Liz was upfront about fees and I was comfortable with them.” — mother, Dearborn
“Liz’s guidance during this difficult time reduced my stress significantly.” — single woman, Ann Arbor
“Liz could not have been more of a perfect fit with me. She was firm when she needed to be and made my divorce as smooth and stress-free as possible.” — Mother of 2, Canton.
“Unlike my previous divorce attorney, Liz was the only one who understood my situation. Her mental support, as much as her legal work, helped me accept what would happen. Her diligence, strong sense of responsibility, and kindness convinced me that being an attorney is her true vocation.” — Single man, Wixom
“Working with Liz helped take the sting out of the divorce process.” — Wife, Ann Arbor
“Liz was clear, compassionate and kind. I appreciated her honesty in letting me know up front that she might not be able to help me. In the end, she did help, and I’m very grateful to her.” — Wife, Ypsilanti
“Divorce is not easy, and I was pregnant when I started this process. Liz made me feel at ease that everything would work out. I felt I could ask any question and receive an answer promptly and efficiently.” — Mother, Washtenaw County, MI
“I felt like Liz had my best interest in mind. She made me feel very comfortable throughout the process.” — Wife, Oakland County, MI
“Thank you Elizabeth for everything. I do not think the results could have been better.” — Father, Ann Arbor, MI
“Elizabeth and her staff treated me as a person with unique problems and found the right answers. I’m very satisfied with the outcome.” — Husband, Ann Arbor