Amy Wesaw

Kreis Enderle Amy Foerster

Contact Information:

Associate
AWesaw@kehb.com
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Education:

Michigan State University College of Law, J.D.

  • Indigenous Law certificate
  • Child and Family Advocacy Certificate, May 2015
  • Cum Laude
  • 2015 Native American Law Students Association Moot Court Participant
  • Winner of best brief, 3rd place
  • Advanced to ‘Sweet 16’ oral advocacy round
  • Recipient of Jurisprudence Achievement Award for Integrative Law and Social Work

Western Michigan University,  B.S. – Political Science

  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Events Coordinator for Pre-Law Society
  • Member of Honor Society- Phi Theta Kappa, Alpha of Michigan Alumni Association

Kellogg Community College, Associates Degree – Paralegal, August 2009

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • Member of Paralegal Association
  • Editor of Paralegal Newsletter
  • Member of Honor Society- Phi Theta Kappa

Assistant

Katrina Young
(269) 441-4514
KYoung@kehb.com

Bar Admissions:

State Bar of Michigan
Calhoun County Bar Association
Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Tribal Court

Memberships:

Secretary for the Michigan State Bar American Indian Law Section

Amy Wesaw believes personal investment and a passionate drive to determine the best possible approach are the only ways to serve her clients. She commits to bringing that same drive for each and every client she represents. Her compassionate attitude and focus on listening to the needs of clients help her formulate the best path forward in each case.

Amy is an accomplished legal writer and oral advocate. In addition to her law degree, Amy is certified in Child and Family Advocacy as well as Indian Law. She earned the Jurisprudence Achievement Award for Integrative Law and Social Work while at the Michigan State University College of Law. She also won third place for Best Brief and reached the Top 16 as a participant in the 2015 National Native American Law Student Association Moot Court Competition. Amy also participated in both the Indian Law and Chance at Childhood Clinic while she attended law school.

Amy is an engaged participant of her local community, particularly as a regular attendee of local tribal community events. Her main practice areas include Family Law, Employment Law and Native American Law/Federal Indian Law. Amy is admitted to practice at the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Tribal Court. She is particularly passionate about any area of Family Law where children are central to the matter including child protection matters and Indian Child Welfare Act adherence. Amy is also the secretary for the State Bar of Michigan American Indian Law Section Council, helping to further her understanding and involvement regarding the preservation and protection of tribal sovereignty throughout Michigan.

Amy is an attorney in Kreis Enderle’s Battle Creek office.