Attorneys

Nick Ryan

Nick J. Ryan, J.D.

Attorney, Counselor

Education
Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 2014
Boston College, B.A., 2011

Bar Admissions
2015, Michigan

Work History
Dellenbusch & Ryan, PLC, January 2019 to present
Dellenbusch & Associates, PLC, Associate, February 2016 to December 2018
Kalamazoo Probate Court, September 2014 to January 2016

Professional Affiliations
State Bar of Michigan
Grand Rapids Bar Association
Kent County Council on Aging
West Michigan Estate Planning Council
Professional Activities
State Bar of Michigan, Elder Law and Disability Rights Section, Committee Member
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Community Activities
Notre Dame Club of Grand Rapids, Membership Coordinator

Past
Alzheimer’s Association of West Michigan, Committee member on the Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Caroline M. Dellenbusch, J.D.

Attorney, Counselor, Mediator

Education
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)
Elder Mediation 40-hour Training, University of Michigan, Department of Gerontology

Bar Admissions
1981, Michigan

Work History
Dellenbusch & Ryan, PLC, 2019 to present / currently of counsel
Caroline Dellenbusch, PLC, February 2007 to 2019
Miller Johnson, Associate, 2002 to 2007
Hayes, Davis & Dellenbusch, Partner, 1981 to 2002

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

Foreign Languages
German

Professional Affiliations
State Bar of Michigan

Professional Affiliations – Past
American Bar Association
Grand Rapids Bar Association
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
State Bar of Michigan – Elder Law and Disability Rights Section, Chair
State Bar of Michigan – Probate Section
State Bar of Michigan – Mediation Section
ICLE Presenter and Author
West Michigan Estate Planning Council Regional Bonding Council

Past Community Activities
Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association, Board of Directors
Alzheimer’s Association, West Michigan Region Advisory Council
Caregiver Resource Network
Citizens for Better Care, Board of Directors
Kent County Council on Aging
Flat River Conservation Club, Board of Directors
Isabella Foundation, Board of Directors
Leadership Montcalm
Rotary International, Stanton, Michigan
TRIAD Council Against Senior Exploitation Kent County Council on Aging
West Michigan Estate Planning Council Regional Bonding Council
Women’s Action Network, Inc., President

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