Michelle has focused her law practice on estate planning, probate and guardianship. She enjoys working with families, elders and clients facing unique disabilities and challenges.
Michelle is an honors graduate of the University of Washington School of Law. She earned a B.A. in English from the University of California, Berkeley, graduating with Distinction at the ripe age of 20. She is licensed by the Washington State Bar Association to practice law in Washington State and is trained and certified to serve as a Title 11 Guardian ad Litem. Michelle has over 15 years of experience as an attorney and 12 years experience as a Guardian ad Litem. Michelle serves on the planning committee for the King County Bar Association’s Title 11 GAL training seminar, and has been a speaker at the training since 2017. She is on the GAL registry for King, Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom Counties.
Michelle lives in North Seattle with her husband and two boys. She is a native of the northwest, and travels throughout the NW part of the state in her duties as a Guardian ad Litem. She was raised in a family that values community service and volunteering; in order to continue that tradition, Michelle is an active member of Katie's Comforters Guild at Seattle Children's Hospital, is a Den Leader for her sons' Cub Scout Pack, and leads her kids’ D&D group at school. She is a volunteer group facilitator for Partnership for Early Parenthood Support (PEPS) and loves babies and supporting families in her community. In her free time, Michelle enjoys reading, quilting and making art with her kids.