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OUR TEAM

Christopher T. Lindsay

Christopher T. Lindsay is the founder of the Estate Planning & Elder Law Services law firm. For almost 20 years, Mr. Lindsay has practiced exclusively in the areas of estate planning, elder law, and probate and trust administration. With extensiv…

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Margaret Lindauer

Margaret Lindauer is an attorney licensed to practice law in the state of Michigan. Ms. Lindauer grew up in Chelsea, Michigan before moving to Chicago, Illinois to complete her studies. While she was in Chicago, Ms. Lindauer attended DePaul Universit…

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Janet E. Burcar

Janet is an Associate Attorney and focuses her practice in the areas of wills, trusts, elder law, probate estate and trust administration, and real estate. After the thousands of matters I have handled for clients, I realized that I am passionate abo…

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Shelly A. Morell

Shelly joined Estate Planning & Elder Law Services in July 2016 as a Paralegal. She brings a broad depth of experience specializing in Trust, Estate, Medicaid and Probate areas of law. Since Ms. Morell brings over 20 years of knowledge and experi…

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Melanie L. Walker

Melanie is a recent graduate from Eastern Michigan University’s paralegal program. She graduated with a 3.80 GPA in her paralegal major and was voted paralegal student of the year in 2022. During Melanie’s time at EMU, she worked at the L…

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Kimberly J. Smith

Kim joined the firm in 2017 and is our Client Intake Coordinator. Kim has over 20 years of experience maintaining strong customer relationships in the banking, governmental, and private legal sectors. As the first point of contact with our firm, Kim…

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Brenda Culcasi

Brenda is the welcoming face and voice of our law firm. With a warm and professional demeanor, she plays a vital role in creating the first impression for our clients.

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