WHO WE ARE
Elliot graduated from Michigan State University in 1972 with honors and a BA degree in Humanities-Pre-Law. He earned is Juris Doctorate from the Detroit College of Law in 1977 (now Michigan State University College of Law). He first worked as the Judicial Assistant for the late Genesee County Circuit Court Judge Harry McAra until 1979 and then was a Hospital Attorney in Flint and Southeast Michigan until 2001. Since then, he has been in private practice specializing in juvenile law, termination of parental rights, juvenile delinquency, school discrimination & harassment, employment civil rights and step parent adoptions.
In November 2015, Elliot received the Oakland County Sandra Silver Child Advocate of the Year Award given by the Oakland County Family Court Judges to the attorney who they believe has exceptional dedication in representing children and parents. Elliot is a regular speaker at the Oakland County Juvenile Law Brown Bag Lecture Programs.
CHILD ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR
Specialized law services
Elliot began his private practice specializing in Juvenile Delinquency/Child Abuse & Neglect, Parental Rights, Step Parent adoptions, Civil Rights & Harassment in Schools, Racial/Sexual/National Origin/Disability Harassment and Employment Discrimination.
He has represented children, parents and employees primarily in Oakland, as well as Genesee, Macomb, Wayne and Saginaw Counties.
Child Protective Services Lawyer
Termination of Parental Rights
Discrimination in the Workplace
School Civil Rights Harassment