Michelle Forsell Accredited through Veterans’ Administration

Posted on October 18th, 2019

Michelle M. Forsell, Of Counsel to law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been accredited through the Veterans’ Administration to assist in the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims for benefits before the Administration.

“This is definitely new and exciting territory for me, and I’m grateful that I will have the honor to give back to our country’s veterans in the best way I can,” said Forsell.

About Michelle Forsell

A lifelong resident of Pennsburg, Forsell focuses her practice primarily on estate planning and administration, as well as elder law. She represents clients in all aspects of estate planning, including the preparation of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and health care directives, and careful analysis to minimize the tax liabilities resulting from such planning. Forsell also practices municipal law.

Former Solicitor to the Borough of East Greenville, Forsell is a past president of the Bar Association of Lehigh County, an American Bar Association Fellow, Master for the Villanova Law Inn of Court, and a Montgomery County Arbitrator. She also teaches law courses at Cedar Crest College. In her community, Forsell serves on numerous boards including Frederick Living, a Mennonite Health Services not-for-profit continuing care retirement community; The Gulack Foundation; the Upper Perkiomen YMCA; and the Upper Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Forsell earned her J.D. from Villanova University School of Law in 2003, her M.A. from Temple University in 2006, and her B.A. from West Chester University of Pennsylvania in 1999.

About Norris McLaughlin

Norris McLaughlin’s experienced elder care and special needs law attorneys go beyond traditional planning to address the needs of seniors and individuals with disabilities. Our services blend estate planning with long-term care planning. The firm’s estate planning & administration attorneys have vast experience in all aspects of state, federal, and international tax law, with a particular emphasis on the planning and administration of trusts and estates.

The firm and its attorneys have historically been committed to the communities where clients live and do business – to make them better places to live, work, and play. Norris McLaughlin attorneys have held prominent leadership positions in various organizations throughout the areas the firm serves, and many of them have been honored for the work they do in the community.

Norris McLaughlin is a full-service, mid-sized regional law firm of 130+ attorneys with offices located in Bridgewater, Montclair, and Short Hills, NJ; New York, NY; and Allentown, Pennsburg, and Easton, PA. For more information, including a full practice area listing and attorney biographies, please visit