Michelle graduated from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor with a BA degree in 1980 and attended law school at The Detroit College of Law where she obtained her Juris Doctorate in 1980. Michelle has been a litigator her entire career handling almost all types of property and casualty insurance matters. Michelle is proud to join Bloom Sluggett PC to handle litigation matters. She served as National Coordinating Counsel for a Fortune 500 company for approximately 10 years. Michelle is also an ICLE trained facilitator/mediator serving as a facilitator or mediator in State Court. Michelle was the chair of the USDC-Western Division, VFM Advisory Committee for about 4 years and she sits on the VFM panel of approved federal court facilitators. Michelle is also a court approved case evaluator. Michelle worked as a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer for 10 years working with wards of the Court in abuse and neglect cases. In her spare time, Michelle likes to bike, ski and take long walks with her family, friends and her beloved dogs.