The Law Office of Heather A. Curtiss

P.O. Box 652
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48804
989-506-6344
heather@curtisslaw.com

EXPERIENCE

LICENSE

State of Michigan license to practice law,
May 1998, P-57960

INSTRUCTION

Constitutional Law
Davenport University
- Alma Campus, Alma Michigan
May 2006 - Present

EDUCATION

Thomas M. Cooley Law School , Lansing, Michigan
Juris Doctor, January 1998

Grand Valley State University , Allendale, Michigan
Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice, April 1991

College of William and Mary , Summer study abroad
University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Course in International Family Law, Summer 1996

LAW-RELATED EXPERIENCE

Legal Services of South Central Michigan , Lansing, Michigan
Service area: Ingham, Eaton, Clinton, Barry, Shiawassee & Livingston Counties
Supervising Attorney, October 2000 November 2005
Staff Attorney, May 1998 October 2000
Senior Law Clerk, December 1997 May 1998
Law Clerk, October 1996 - December 1997
* Domestic law: Divorce, Custody and Friend of the Court issues
* Landlord/Tenant Law
* Probate law: Guardianships, Step-parent Adoptions
* Public Benefits: Social security overpayments, denial of DHS benefits
* Supervise staff attorneys and monitor caseloads
* Supervise students on telephone hotline; Teach pro se clinic
* Court appearances, home visits, FOC conciliations, staff ATJ Center

Children's Law Center , Grand Rapids, Michigan
Volunteer, October 1991 - June 1994

©2006 Heather A. Curtiss