The team at Carrier Law is showing our gratitude this year to the families we serve. For the second year in a row, families were served hot cocoa and individually wrapped decorated sugar cookies as they drove up to our office. What a festive way to say ‘Thank You’ and spread holiday cheer!

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hannah green, danielle and a help collect food for the meals on wheels of western michigan food driveHannah Green at Carrier Law, headed up a food drive to support Meals on Wheels of Western Michigan. “This food drive is a great way for us to give back to our community- the food will be used to stock the senior food pantry in Kent County,” said Hannah. “It is always a good time to donate, but right now more than ever it is important that we come together and help our community get through the winter months. The pandemic has put many people in unfortunate circumstances, and this is a small way that we can give back.” The goal was to collect 250 items from the team and that goal was surpassed.

For information on how you can get involved with MOWWM, go to

We are so excited to see you and provide you with in-person meetings! We have had to make some small changes to ensure the safety of the families we serve and our team. We are excited to welcome you back and our team is ready for your visit.

Here are some changes that you will see:

  • We ask that you arrive for your appointment five minutes early and wait in your car. Our staff will call you to ask you some health questions and clear you to come in, as soon as, your room is sanitized and ready to go.
  • Please leave any extra personal belongings in your vehicle. This will help keep our environment as clean as possible. Unless you have indicated who will be in attendance when you set up the appointment, no extra guests or children will be admitted for your appointment at this time.
  • You will be greeted by our friendly team and asked to hand sanitize, take a “no touch” temperature and offered a mask if you do not have one.
  • We have always had the very highest standards for cleaning. We clean going above and beyond CDC, OSHA, MIOSHA & Health Department standards each day, and after every meeting. Your health and safety along with that of our team is our top priority. We cannot wait to meet with you. If you have any questions concerning our reopening process, feel free to reach out to us.


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Attorney Samantha Sprague was a featured presenter at the 3rd Annual SMG Health, Pop-Up Health Fair in Portage, MI. Samantha is the lead attorney at the Carrier Law Portage office. She shared her expertise on Estate Planning and the need to have Powers of Attorney. The Health Fair is an opportunity for the community to learn about area businesses and the services they offer the aging population.

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Joy Spahn, Regional Director – Alzheimer’s Association and Chris Simons, Director, Dementia & Life Enrichment, Clark Retirement Communities, presented at Carrier Law, “Is it Dementia or just Normal Aging?” They discussed the differences in age-related memory impairment and dementia, the importance of social engagement and activity, tips for communication, and more.

Both presenters provided valuable examples and suggestions based on their years of expertise and experience.

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Estate Planning Workshops

Learn about estate planning, including how will, trust, and power of attorney documents can be used to protect your assets. Samantha Sprague, Carrier Law’s Portage attorney, will explain how to avoid Probate and minimize court cost & attorney fees; understand the difference between a Will, Power of Attorney, and Trusts; utilize your assets within a Trust and what types of assets can be put in Trust; and pre-plan for financial peace of mind. No RSVP required!

October 14, 2019 – 2:00-3:00pm

Kalamazoo Public Library: Oshtemo Branch
7265 W. Main St, Kalamazoo, MI
Click here for more information.

October 15, 2019 – 2:00-3:00pm

Kalamazoo Public Library: Eastwood Branch
112 Gayle, Kalamazoo, MI
Click here for more information.

The fight to end Alzheimer’s is a cause particularly dear to Carrier Law. We’ve seen firsthand the devastating effects of this disease, and we’re dedicated to doing our part to get closer to a cure.

Every September, we participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s as the “Carrier’s Calvary” team. Each year, we raise the fundraising bar to a new goal, and so far, we’ve hit or surpassed our goal every year!

4th Annual Classic Car Cruise-In

On a August 9, we held our annual outdoor event to admire cool cars, dine on local eats, and raise money for our Walk to End Alzheimer’s team.

  • Over 350 people in attendance
  • Over 50 cars on display
  • 7-piece jazz band
  • Over $2,000 raised for Carrier’s Calvary

Thank you to Andi B Photography for capturing the event!

Evening at Buffalo Wild Wings

On August 21, Buffalo Wild Wings donated 20% of their profits from the entire day to Carrier Law’s team for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

Carrier Takeover of Culver’s

On September 9, the Carrier Law team became honorary employees at the Culver’s on Alpine. In return, Culver’s donated 10% of their profits from 5-8pm!

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

On September 14 in Grand Rapids and September 21 in Holland, the Carrier Law team and their family members joined hundreds of people from West Michigan to “walk the walk” in the fight to end Alzheimer’s.

  • 1,867 walkers
  • 199 teams
  • $296k raised, with Carrier’s Calvary contributing almost $12,000

Special thanks to:

  • Our clients, partners, and vendors who sponsored our events and participated in our silent auctions
  • Our Carrier Law team members who contributed their time and talents to the success of our various events
  • Kris Cleary, our Director of Professional Relations, who leads the charge in Carrier Law’s involvement in ALZ awareness and prevention, and is an active member of the committee for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s

We look forward to reaching a new goal in 2020!

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Enjoy an evening of friendship, wine, and hors d’oeuvres to help raise funds for services that support widowed community members. Carrier Law is proud to return as a sponsor and invites you to attend as our guest!

Thursday, November 7, 2019

6:00 – 8:00PM

Grand Rapids Yacht Club
740 Lakeside Dr SE, East Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Call or email Kris Cleary for your complimentary ticket: (616) 361-8400 or

evergreen commons in holland miIt was a hot, hot, hot summer night. And what better way to end the day than a movie, friendship, popcorn, snacks, and air-conditioning. Carrier Law was the proud sponsor of Wednesday Night at the Movies at Evergreen Commons in Holland. It was fun to meet new folks, speak with clients, and enjoy the show.

Click here to learn more about membership at Evergreen Commons.

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Life’s A Beach Boomer Bash 2019 in Allegan, MI featured exclusive access to the area’s top aging network professionals.  Attorney Samantha Sprague, Carrier Law, was a featured workshop presenter. She shared with the audience her expertise on Advanced Directives and Planning for Your Future. A delicious breakfast was provided by our friends at Meals On Wheels Western Michigan and lunch was generously provided by Allegan General Hospital.

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