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Attorney Nancy C. Nawrocki

Founding Attorney Specializes in Elder Law, Special Needs and Disability Planning

Attorney Nancy C. Nawrocki focuses her practice on legal and financial issues that affect the elderly, special needs, and disabled residents of Michigan. 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 with solutions for their legal concerns, including:

  • Drafting thorough estate plans
  • Planning for long-term care such as Medicaid, and Veterans Benefits
  • Helping families deal with probate and trust administration
  • Protecting individuals with guardianships or conservatorships

Active in the Community

As a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and an active participant in the the senior and disabled community, Ms. Nawrocki understands how legal and practical life issues affect this population. She is an active member of the Livingston County Consortium on Aging, in which she sponsors the Livingston County Caregivers Fair, and Livingston County Senior Power Day. She also sponsors the annual Commitment to Caring award, presented to an individual or organization that demonstrates outstanding commitment to the Senior Community. She and her staff pay back the Livingston County community by delivering Meals on Wheels for those who are homebound.

Provides Complimentary Education

Known for her experience and knowledge, Ms. Nawrocki teaches complimentary elder law seminars at a number of locations around Livingston, Oakland, and Ogemaw Counties.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan,1987
  • 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
    • J.D.-1986
  • Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida
    • LL.M. (Elder Law)-2010
  • Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
    • B.A.-1974
    • Major: History (Secondary teaching certification)

Honors and Awards

  • Leadership Livingston, Livingston County, MI Recognized as a County Leader,1997
  • Michigan Women's Roll of Honor, Livingston County,2005- Present
  • Women Who Lead, WJR Radio
  • Lawyers of Distinction

Published Works

  • 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

Representative Cases

  • Navarre v. Navarre, 479 N.W.2d 357 (Mich.App.)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member, 1988- Present
  • Livingston County Hospice Advisory Board, Co-chair, 1996-2004
  • Livingston County Older Adult Legal Program, Consulting Attorney, 1988-1996
  • Michigan Bar, Elder Law & Advocacy Section, Founding Member, 1993- Present
  • Elder Counsel, member

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 Various Locations, 1988- Present
  • Elder Law Seminars at County Senior Centers, 1988- Present
  • Family Law Seminars at Women's Resource Center, 1989- Present

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