Michelle Elton

Michelle Elton joined Shepherd Elder Law Group as a paralegal in March of 2023. Born in Massachusetts, Michelle has spent most of her life in Olathe, Kansas along with most of her immediate family. She has many years of experience in financial services, specifically assisting seniors with their financial and banking needs. On Valentine’s Day of 1997, Michelle married her husband, Mike, and they are raising two teenage boys. After spending eight years as a stay-at-home mom, she became interested in becoming a paralegal – prompted while learning to advocate for her child’s federally protected civil rights as a person with a disability in the public school system. Michelle graduated from the Paralegal program at JCCC in May 2023, earning her associate degree with an emphasis in paralegal sciences and paralegal certification from the American Bar Association. In her free time, Michelle is an avid reader. Her favorite genres include science fiction, true crime, memoirs and biographies of historical figures and events, modern public figures, and individuals who have overcome difficulties and circumstances to go on and do great & important things despite their challenges.