Nancy C. Nawrocki focuses her practice on legal and financial issues that affect the elderly residents of Livingston County, MI. She has built a reputation for advice, counsel, and willingness to stand up for your clients’ best interests. Her goal is to always stay up to date with changes in the law in order to provide all of the clients to the Nawrocki Center for Elder Law, Special Needs & Disability Planning, PLLC with nuanced solutions for their legal concerns, including drafting thorough estate plans, planning for long-term care, Medicaid, or Medicare, helping families deal with probate, and protecting individuals with guardianships or conservatorships.
She is also well-versed in family law matters and issues concerning real estate law.
As a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and an active participant in the community, Ms. Nawrocki understands how local issues affect our population. She has worked with the Women's Resource Center of Howell, Michigan, served as co-chair for the Advisory Board of the Livingston County Hospice from 1996 to 2004, and was a founding member of the Senior Justice Committee of the Michigan Bar Association.
Ms. Nawrocki is a current member with the Elder Law and Advocacy Section, Family Law Section, and Probate Law Section. She gained valuable insights as a consulting attorney for the Livingston County Older Adult Legal Program, starting in 1988 until the program was dissolved in 1996.
Known for her experience and knowledge, Ms. Nawrocki teaches complimentary elder law seminars at senior citizen centers around Livingston County, as well as seminars on family law issues for the Women’s Resource Center.
In 2005, she was recognized for her contributions to our community by being elected to the Michigan Women's Roll of Honor for Livingston County. Ms. Nawrocki was also elected as the first woman President of the Presbytery of Detroit in 2005.
Areas of Practice
- Elder Law
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan,1987
- U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan,1987
- U.S. Supreme Court,1991
Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida
- LL.M. (Elder Law)-2010
Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
- Major: History (Secondary teaching certification)
- Ethical Challenges in Serving the Elder Law Client, Idaho State Bar Advocate, Vol. 37 No. 5,1994
- Ethical Challenges in Serving the Elder Law Client, Michigan Bar Journal
Honors and Awards
- Leadership Livingston, Livingston County, MI Recognized as a County Leader,1997
- Michigan Women's Roll of Honor, Livingston County,2005- Present
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Women's Resource Center, Howell, MI, Board Member, 1995-2000
- National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member, 1988- Present
- Livingston County Hospice Advisory Board, Co-chair, 1996-2004
- Livingston County Womenfest,Chairperson, 1995-1996
- Livingston County Older Adult Legal Program, Consulting Attorney, 1988-1996
- Michigan Bar, Elder Law & Advocacy Section, Founding Member, 1993- Present
Past Employment Positions
- Legal Services of Eastern Michigan, Elder Law Attorney, 1986-1988
Pro Bono Activities
- Livingston County SMILE Program - Divorce Legal Counseling, 1997-2000
- Elder Law Seminars at County Senior Centers, 1988- Present
- Family Law Seminars at Women's Resource Center, 1989- Present