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Caroline M. Dellenbusch, J.D.



  Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 1981
  Aquinas College, B.A., cum laude, 1978

Mediation (Civil Court Mediation Training certificate issued by

The Dispute Resolution Center, Livingston and Washtenaw Counties

on October 12, 2008)


Bar Admissions
  1981, Michigan


Work History
   Caroline Dellenbusch, PLC, February 2007 to present
   Miller Johnson, Associate, 2002 to 2007
   Hayes, Davis & Dellenbusch, Partner, 1981 to 2002


   Legal Aid of Western Michigan, received the 2006 Michael S. Barnes Pro Bono Award


Foreign Languages



Professional Affiliations
  American Bar Association
  State Bar of Michigan
  Grand Rapids Bar Association
  National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  TRIAD Council Against Senior Exploitation
  Kent County Council on Aging

West Michigan Estate Planning Council
  Regional Bonding Council
  Caregiver Resource Network


Professional Activities
Grand Rapids Bar Association, Pro Bono Committee
State Bar of Michigan, Elder Law and Advocacy Section, Chair

State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning and ADR Sections
Governorís Long Term Care Supports and Services Advisory Commission, Finance Workgroup
Institute of Continuing Legal Education, presenter on Elder Law issues

Institute of Continuing Legal Education, author of chapter on

Capacity in Advising the Older Client or Client with a Disability,

Fourth Edition, edited by Lauretta K. Murphy & Alison E. Hirschel

Michigan Lawyers Weekly, author of articles on elder law issues


Community Activities
  Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association

Alzheimer's Association, Greater Michigan Chapter, West Michigan Region Advisory Council
  Women's Action Network, Inc., Immediate Past President
  Rotary International, Stanton, Michigan
  Flat River Conservation Club, Board of Directors
  Citizens for Better Care, Board of Directors


  Alzheimer's Association, Northwest Michigan Chapter, Board of Directors
  Isabella Foundation, Board of Directors

Alzheimer's Association, Michigan Legislative Council, Member

Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association, Board of Directors