Michelle M. Forsell, Of Counsel to law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been elected as the Second Vice-Chair for the Upper Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce (UPVCC) as of January 1, 2020.
About the UPVCC
“Being so involved in the Chamber in recent years, I am extremely honored to now serve as the Second Vice-Chair. I look forward to continuing the strength of the Chamber and assisting where needed,” said Forsell, who has been a very active member of the UPVCC and was elected to the board in 2019.
The UPVCC strives to be the most trusted strategic partner for the Upper Perkiomen Valley by providing leadership and vision to foster economic vitality and enrich the quality of life.
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 and has been accredited through the Veterans’ Administration to assist in the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims for benefits before the Administration.
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; and the Upper Perkiomen YMCA. Recently, Forsell was elected to the board of Project Live Upper Perk, which provides financial, educational, social, preventative, and rehabilitative support and guidance to those affected by addiction in the Upper Perkiomen Valley.
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.