Michelle is a family law attorney and mediator with 22 years of experience working with families and individuals in the Western New York area. Michelle graduated from Canisius College in 1993 and UB Law School in 1996. Michelle has been admitted to practice in New York since 1997 and regularly appears in Family and Supreme Court in Erie, Wyoming, Niagara and Genesee Counties.
Michelle is a divorce attorney, mediator and collaborative divorce attorney and also represents clients in family court mediations, adoptions and post-matrimonial matters. Michelle is often appointed by County and Supreme Court Judges to represent children in family and divorce matters as well.
Michelle is an experienced real estate attorney and has represented clients buying, selling and leasing their residential and commercial real estate. Buying and selling a home can be exciting and stressful at the same time and Michelle will guide you through the process from contract review to finance questions to closing the transaction.
Michelle also works with clients in need of legal counsel for child support, adoption, traffic and estate planning needs such as Powers of Attorney, Wills, and Health Care Proxies.