Shelly A. Morell
Senior Estate Planning Paralegal/Office Manager
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 experience to the firm, she is an intrinsic part of our firm’s commitment to client service excellence.
Shelly provides a supportive role in all aspects of Estate Planning and Trust and Probate Administration and Long Term Care Planning. Her duties include helping with the drafting of estate planning documents, including wills, trusts, and powers of attorney. In addition, Ms. Morell assists with the preparation and filing of probate and trust administration documents, thus ensuring that our clients’ estates and trusts are properly administered in accordance with Michigan law. Finally, she assists with the planning and filling of Medicaid applications.
Shelly received a Paralegal degree from Commonwealth College in Virginia. She attends Institute of Continuing Legal Education courses on Estate Planning, Probate, and Trust Administration.
In addition to her legal career, Shelly is the President and Founder of Second Chance at Life, Inc., a Michigan Nonprofit Organization, Sponsorship Chair for Team Michigan, and a wife and mom of three wonderful children.