A Unique Approach to Estate Services

As a boutique trust and estate planning lawyer, Gwendolyn has the freedom to be more client-focused than other firms. She provides a range of services tailored to meet the individual needs of her clients, whether they are just starting out or reflecting on a life well-lived.

Her Services Include:

Professional Background

Gwendolyn’s legal career is marked by a series of notable achievements and positions:

  • Clerkship in the Disability Rights Clinic during law school
  • Judicial Law Clerk to Honorable Spencer Williams, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • Former attorney at Hogan & Hartson, Washington, D.C.
  • In-house corporate counsel at Marriott International, Inc.
  • Assistant General Counsel and Vice President at Crestline Capital Corporation
  • Board-certified appellate specialist in Florida, with over 250 litigated appeals
  • “Florida Super Lawyer” in appellate practice for eight consecutive years

Credentials and Memberships

  • Certified in probate and estate planning from the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan
  • Member of the Southwestern Michigan Estate Planning Council and Wealth Counsel
  • Licensed to practice law in Michigan and Florida


  • J.D., Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley

Community Involvement

Throughout her career, Gwendolyn has been a firm believer in using her legal experience to give back. She has worked in the areas of disability rights advocacy and civil rights law, both as a volunteer and a pro bono attorney.

Gwendolyn also enjoys teaching and mentoring young people interested in becoming lawyers. She has volunteered with several moot court programs and served as a guest lecturer to pre-law students.