Brie Conkright

Brie Conkright

Bookkeeper

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
accounting@ggtmlaw.com

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
jennifer@ggtmlaw.com
Lynn Reichert

Lynn Reichert

Environmental Paralegal

Lynn Reichert has worked with the firm’s environmental attorney, Eric Gielow, for 19 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) 760-5974
lynn@ggtmlaw.com
Liz Verburg

Liz Verburg

Legal Assistant

Liz Verburg is a legal assistant working primarily in business/environmental law. Working closely with attorneys Keith McEvoy and Eric Gielow, she assists with the set up of new business organizations, purchase and sale of businesses, Michigan liquor licensing matters, document preparation, application completion and various environmental due diligence and compliance projects.

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 approximately 13 years of experience in the legal profession. When not in the office, Liz enjoys spending time with her family.

Liz is available Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5 pm.

Assists: Keith McEvoy and Eric Gielow
(231) 747-8218
liz@ggtmlaw.com

Recent News

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
GGTM Welcomes Litigator Daniel R. Olson To Its Team
Posted on March 2, 2017
Daniel R. Olson has joined Gielow Groom Terpstra & McEvoy (“GGTM”), adding strength and experience to the firm’s growing legal team. Dan brings the number of attorneys now practicing at GGTM to seven and also brings with him 15 years’ experience as a general litigator, having handled cases from the local district court to the U.S. Supreme Court. Dan’s unique background and experience are valuable assets to GGTM and its clients. After graduating summa cum laude from Michigan State University, Detroit College of Law, in 2002, Dan spent two years as a clerk for Justice Stephen J. Markman (now... MORE
Michigan Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund Amended – Elimination of Buy-Downs for Small UST Owners and Retroactive Reduction in Deductibles
Posted on January 3, 2017
2016 closed out with some good news for underground storage tank (UST) owners in Michigan. On December 21, 2016, Governor Snyder signed House Bill 5599 into law (PA 380 of 2016), amending UST corrective action funding provisions of Part 215 of Michigan’s Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act (NREPA), 1994 PA 451, as amended. The most significant impact of this amendment is two-fold: the lowering of deductibles (from $50,000 to $10,000 per claim for owners/operators of eight or more USTs, and from $50,000 to $2,000 per claim for UST owners/operators of seven or fewer USTs). Further, these lower deductible... MORE
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