About Sean J Nichols, PLLC

Portrait photo of a Michigan elder law, estate planning and probate lawyer with a black background.Sean J. Nichols, PLLC is a law firm based in Plymouth, Michigan that specializes in elder law, estate planning, and probate. Established in 2011 by elder law attorney Sean J Nichols, this firm is dedicated to an under-served demographic that had specific legal needs in regards to the unique legal issues that come with aging.

Sean is an experienced and respected elder law attorney who has a strong personal connection to the struggles families face in senior care and estate planning. Sean believes that every client’s situation is unique and therefore deserves customized legal solutions in order to have the best possible outcome. He is committed to utilizing his legal knowledge to assist senior citizens and their families in creating an effective plan for a comfortable future.

Uniquely Personalized Attention

Because our firm is small, we are able to give uniquely personalized attention to our clients that most firms simply cannot. We possess the experience, skill and legal savvy to ensure our clients needs are properly represented in both court and legal documentation. With our firm being specifically dedicated to elder law and elder care, we have a laser focus that allows us to recognize issues, concerns or even opportunities and options other firms may have overlooked or been unaware of.

Areas of Practice

Sean J Nichols, PLLC specializes in legal issues that come with aging. These issues are condensed into three primary practice areas which are listed below. You can learn more about our practice areas on the practice areas page, or on their individual pages linked below.

Elder Law
Estate Planning
Probate

Awards & Achievements

5 star consumer rating on Google

5 star consumer rating on Avvo

Best Probate Lawyers in Livonia 2021

Best Probate Lawyers in Livonia

About Sean

The founder and managing partner is elder law and estate planning attorney Sean J Nichols. Sean is local to Metro-Detroit, having grown up in Novi, Michigan and having attended Detroit Catholic Central High School. Prior to attending law school, Sean graduated magna cum laude from the University of Michigan, studying economics and philosophy. Sean graduated from the Michigan State University College of Law in 2011, and was admitted to the Michigan Bar the same year.

During law school, Sean was selected for the school’s Vis International Arbitration Moot team, was a member of the school’s Journal of Business and Securities Law, and worked as a clinician at the school’s Business and Nonprofit Clinic.

Sean also worked at Auto-Owners Insurance of Michigan and Elder Law of Michigan. At Auto-Owners, Sean worked on auto accident and premises liability cases, and at Elder Law of Michigan Sean worked on obtaining seniors wrongfully denied pension benefits.

In addition to elder law and estate planning, Sean is also a probate lawyer who dedicated part of his practice to helping clients with matters involving death and inheritance.

Charitable Work

Sean is passionate about providing pro bono services to seniors who qualify and to the charities he is involved with, such as the Ancient Order of Hibernians. He is a proud member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and the Knights of Columbus.

Our Law Firm

Located near the heart of Downtown Plymouth, our firm is ideally located for serving clients throughout the Southeast Michigan area. You can view images of our law firm below.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Who founded Sean J. Nichols, PLLC?
    Our firm was founded by Sean J. Nichols in 2011 after recognizing that there was an under-served market for elder law cases in the Southeast Michigan area.

    What Makes Sean J. Nichols, PLLC different from other Elder Law firms?
    Unlike many other elder law firms, our firm is small enough to provide both highly personalized and expedient legal services to our clients. We pride ourselves on our highly effective personalized approach to handling elder law and estate planning matters.

    Where is Sean J. Nichols, PLLC located?
    We are located in Plymouth, Michigan. Specifically, we are located on the north side of Plymouth Rd. west of Haggerty and just east of downtown. Our address is 409 Plymouth Rd Suite 150, Plymouth, MI 48170, which is easy to find using the following driving directions.

    Why should you hire Sean J. Nichols, PLLC?
    Countless clients have chosen our firm to handle their elder law matters, with exemplary results. If you are looking for the best possible legal assistance for your elderly loved one, look no further than Sean J. Nichols PLLC.

    What areas of law does Sean J. Nichols, PLLC practice in?
    Our firm specifically focuses on elder law, estate planning, probate and estate litigation. This can include anything from working out long term care options for seniors to handling retirement planning, drafting wills and handling guardianship issues. You can learn more about our practice areas here.