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Paralegal

Shelley M. Kersjes

Grand Rapids
Secretary

Dee Dee Vredeveld

Biography

With more than twenty years of experience, Shelley Kersjes is a paralegal in Smith Haughey's private client services practice group. In her role, Shelley frequently serves as a regular point of contact with clients. She actively assists clients and attorneys with estate planning, trust and probate administration, real estate and corporate matters. Shelley is integrally involved with preparing various documents such as wills, trusts, durable powers of attorney, and health care powers of attorney, deeds and other trust funding documents, beneficiary designations, and corporate governance documents. Additionally, she serves clients in the probate estate and trust administration processes by preparing pleadings, assisting with inventories and accountings and other critical administrative tasks.   


Previous Experience

Education

  • Ferris State University (Business Administration, Paralegal Studies)