Brie Conkright

Brie Conkright


Brie Conkright is the bookkeeper for the firm and works with the entire staff managing accounts receivable, accounts payable and preparing financial reports.  She has approximately 7 years of billing experience, with a background in medical billing, customer service and office coordination.

Brie is a lifelong resident of the Whitehall area.  She is currently attending Baker College.  When not in the office, she enjoys playing sports, doing volunteer work and spending time with her family.

(231) 794-2405
Jennifer Nygren

Jennifer Nygren

Legal Assistant

Jennifer Nygren is a legal assistant who works primarily in real estate, business transactions, estate planning and probate. Jennifer works closely with attorneys J. Scott Timmer and Sueann T. Mitchell and assists with the handling of real estate and business matters, wills, trusts and other estate planning documents, and probate and trust administration.

Jennifer is a Norton Shores resident. She is a graduate of Ferris State University with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. Jennifer has been a legal assistant for more than 32 years, working with attorneys at both large and small firms. When not in the office, Jennifer enjoys reading, baking and time with her family.

Jennifer is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Assists: J. Scott Timmer and Sueann T. Mitchell
(231) 760-5983
Lynn Reichert

Lynn Reichert

Environmental Paralegal

Lynn Reichert has worked with the firm’s environmental attorney, Eric Gielow, for 20 years.  She enjoys the challenge of each client’s project, the wide variety of environmental issues that the firm handles, and the problems that the team works hard to solve.

Prior to her work as Eric Gielow’s environmental paralegal, Lynn worked as an environmental consultant and vice president of a consulting firm in North Carolina where she provided a wide range of services such as: conducting environmental audits; developing and managing the company’s underground storage tank testing services; and developing and conducting environmental training seminars and courses both for the private sector as well as government agencies, such as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Prior to environmental consulting work, Lynn worked as a regulator in Southern California, serving as a Haz Mat Team first responder, conducting hazardous waste compliance inspections, conducting plan review for new underground storage tank installations, and overseeing the investigation and cleanup of releases of hazardous substances and petroleum products.

Lynn received her Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology in 1984 from Andrews University and her Master of Public Health degree in Environmental Health from Loma Linda University in 1986.

Assists: Eric Gielow
(231) 794-2408
Sandra Robbins

Sandra Robbins


Sandra Robbins is a paralegal who works with the firm’s litigation and family law teams. Sandra works closely with attorneys W. Brad Groom, Rachel L. Terpstra and Daniel R. Olson and assists with the handling of commercial and probate litigation and family law and custody matters.

Sandra is a Spring Lake resident. She is a graduate of Southern Methodist University. Sandra has been a certified paralegal for 31 years and a licensed Realtor for over 20 years. When not working, Sandra enjoys time with her family and participating in community events.

Assists: Brad Groom, Rachel Terpstra & Dan Olson
(231) 760-5942
Liz Verburg

Liz Verburg

Paralegal/Office Administrator

Liz Verburg assists attorneys Keith McEvoy and Eric Gielow, working primarily in the areas of business and environmental law. Liz assists with the setup of new business organizations; the purchase and sale of businesses; Michigan liquor licensing matters, including document preparation and application completion; and environmental due diligence and compliance projects.

In addition to her paralegal duties, Liz manages GGTM’s administrative operations, evaluates and manages the firm’s operating and information systems, and assists in marketing and client development.

Liz relocated to the Muskegon area in 2003 and is a graduate of Muskegon Community College, with two Associate in Applied Science degrees. She has more than 15 years of experience in the legal profession. When not in the office, Liz enjoys spending time with her family.

Assists: Keith McEvoy and Eric Gielow
(231) 747-8218
Ali Waters

Ali Waters


Ali Waters is a paralegal that works with the firm’s litigation and family law teams. Ali works closely with attorneys W. Brad Groom, Rachel L. Terpstra, and Daniel R. Olson, she assists with commercial, civil and probate litigation as well as family law and custody matters.

Ali is a resident of North Muskegon and a graduate of Ferris State University. When not in the office, Ali enjoys reading and spending time with her family.

Assists: W. Brad Groom, Rachel L. Terpstra, and Daniel R. Olson

Recent News

New MUSTA Legislation Enacted
Posted on October 27, 2017
House Bill 4583 was recently signed into law by Governor Snyder.  This Bill creates the “Legacy Release Program”, establishes new options to demonstrate financial responsibility for cleanup fund deductibles, and provides for reimbursement of local units of government (LUG) for certain corrective action costs. The highlights of HB 4583 (now referred to as Public Act 134 of 2017) are outlined below: The Legacy Release Program is created and will be administered by the Michigan Underground Storage Tank Authority (MUSTA). The intent is to provide a mechanism to aid in the completion of corrective actions and to close out “old”... MORE
Scott Timmer Elected to Serve on Council
Posted on August 4, 2017
GGTM is proud to announce that our own J. Scott Timmer was elected by his peers to serve on the Council for the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan at the Section’s annual meeting on July 21, 2017.  The Council term is three years. Scott has been an active member of the Real Property Law Section for a number of years. Scott served as a co-chair for the Section’s Summer Conference for 2015 and 2016. Scott currently chairs the Section’s “Homeward Bound” seminars and acts as the coordinator for the Section’s Residential Transactions and Finance... MORE
GGTM Law Celebrates Its 5-Year Anniversary
Posted on April 18, 2017
Today marks a significant milestone for GGTM.  We opened the doors on April 18, 2012 and have been going strong ever since.  Thanks to all our loyal clients, families and supporters who have made the Firm a success!... MORE
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