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Program - 
Dana Nessel, Attorney at Law, Nessel and Kessel
LGBT Rights in Michigan

February 5, 2016

Dana Nessel is the managing partner of Nessel & Kessel Law. She is recognized as one of the premier litigators of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT issues in Michigan.


Ms. Nessel has defended and acquired exonerations for scores of defendants wrongly targeted for prosecution based on sexual orientation and has represented various clients terminated from employment based upon sexual orientation or gender identity.


She spearheaded the precedent-setting case, DeBoer v. Snyder, which challenged the bans on adoption and marriage for same-sex couples in Michigan.  


Dana is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Wayne State University Law School.

Discussion - Stanford Mall, J.D., CELA, CAP, Mall, Mallow, and Cooney, P.C.
                            Elder Law

February 12, 2016

Sanford (Sandy) J. Mall, JD is the founder and senior partner of Mall, Malisow & Cooney, P.C. - The Holistic Eldercare Special Needs & Estate Planning Law Firm located in Farmington Hills.


He is a nationally recognized expert in his practice areas of estate planning, elder law, special needs disability planning and advocacy, VA benefits, Medicaid, Medicare, and probate & estate administration.


Mr. Mall is a frequent speaker for the legal, accounting, health care, mental health and financial advisory professions as well as the author of numerous articles and seminars on all topics within his areas of expertise.


Sandy and his high school sweetheart wife, Harriet (Dr. Harriet Mall) have been together for more than 40 years. They have two married children and two grandchildren.

Kelly Herron, Executive Administrator, Cabrini Clinic

Insights on the Affordable Care Act and Michigan's Uninsured


Maria William, Head, Adult Services, Baldwin Public Library

New Books to Read

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