Rebecca’s practice is a general practice, with a focus on Labor and Employment Law, Property Law, Business Law, Estate Planning and Probate and Estate Administration, Elder Law, and Family Law. She is a trained general civil mediator and a trained domestic relations mediator, and has completed the domestic abuse protocol for domestic relations cases. Rebecca is on the Court-Approved Mediators List for both Jackson and Ingham counties. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Southeastern Dispute Resolution Services, and volunteers as a mediator for SDRS as well.
Rebecca earned her JD from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School where she was an 85% Honors Scholarship recipient and was regularly on both the Honor Roll and Dean’s List. While at Cooley, she competed in the First Year Moot Court Competition and earned the Family Law Certificate of Merit.
While in law school, Rebecca volunteered as a student attorney with the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Project, where she helped clients recover unemployment benefits that had been previously denied. She also completed an internship with the Sixty Plus, Inc., Elderlaw Clinic, where she assisted clients with various legal needs such as estate planning (including drafting and executing wills, durable powers of attorney, and medical powers of attorney), land contracts and land transfers, probate administration, social security benefits, and guardianship reviews.
Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University and an MBA from Spring Arbor University. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan, and the Jackson County Bar Association. Rebecca currently lives in the Jackson area with her husband Jonas and her three children, Jack, Max, and Lola.