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​​Assisting Families, the Injured & Disabled

Janice Livesay Stern

Jan focuses her practice in the area of Social Security disability, family law and probate law.  She graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School and has been practicing law since 1992.  Jan has been selected by her peers to serve as the Chair of the Social Security Lawyers Section of the State Bar of Michigan. She represents families in divorce and custody cases and is a certified Family Law Mediator.   Calhoun County Probate Court has appointed Jan as a special investigator on hundreds of cases to assure that protected persons are being properly cared for and finances are properly managed.  

Attorneys


John M. Sims

John focuses his practice in the area of worker's compensation, criminal defense and employment discrimination.  He graduated from Wayne State Law School and has been practicing law since 1977.  John is licensed to practice in all trial, appellate and federal trial courts in Michigan as well as the 6th, 7th & 11th circuit courts of the U.S. Federal Court of Appeals.  John has proudly served as the past chair of the Worker's Compensation Lawyers Section of the State Bar of Michigan.

Our Secret Weapon:  Deb Laske

A big thanks to Deb Laske who has been with our firm since 2010.  Deb has been a legal secretary since 1982.  She is the "go-to" gal for the attorneys and for the clients.  If you have a question, Deb can get you the answer.

SIMS & STERN, PC​   Attorneys at Law