Staff

Michele Sibel
Senior Paralegal

Location: Michigan and Ohio
Phone: 734-663-7550
Email: msibel@nachtlaw.com

Michele Sibel is a Senior Paralegal at NachtLaw, P.C. where she assists the managing attorney in representing clients in employment law, civil rights and criminal defense in both Michigan and Ohio.

Michele graduated from Davenport University where she studied Law and Literature. Michele received her Business Administration Degree in 1987. Michele has been working in the legal field for over 30 years. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her two children, family and closest friends.


Sarah M. Haberand
J.D. Legal Assistant

Location: Michigan and Ohio
Phone: (734) 663-7550
Email: shaberland@nachtlaw.com

I began my education at Owens Community College and transferred to Ohio University after completion of my Associate’s Degree. I graduated from Ohio University in 2011, with my Bachelors of Science with a major in Criminal Justice.

Prior to law school (and during my first year) I worked for Judge Stacy Cook, a Lucas County Common Pleas Judge, until I began working for NachtLaw. During law school, I was part of the University of Toledo’s Trial Advocacy Team. I also interned at the Federal Public Defenders office in Toledo, Ohio. I received my J.D. from the University of Toledo in May of 2017 and am hopeful that I will pass the Ohio bar exam in July.


Kara Krause
Executive Legal Assistant

Location: Michigan and Ohio
Phone: 734-663-7550
Email: kkrause@nachtlaw.com

Kara Krause was born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She graduated from the University of Michigan in December of 2015. She holds a BA in English Language and Literature with a minor in Sociocultural Anthropology.

During her time at the University of Michigan, Kara worked as a Reference Assistant at the Clark Library for Maps and Government Information.

Subsequent to graduation, Kara gained experience in the legal field working as a Legal Assistant at a different law office in Ann Arbor that specializes in business, real estate and estate planning.

Currently, Kara works as David Nacht's executive assistant in order to achieve a better understanding of employment and civil rights law. She hopes to attend law school within the next few years.


Alisha Hawkins
Law Office Assistant

Location: Michigan and Ohio
Phone: 734-663-7550
Email: ahawkins@nachtlaw.com

Alisha M. Hawkins was born in Southfield, Michigan. She earned her paralegal certificate in 2013 at Stautzenberger Institute. After graduation, Ms. Hawkins practiced under probate, personal injury, medical malpractice and collections/landlord-tenant law. She is currently pursuing her associate degree in paralegal studies. She is a member in good standing with NALS and is a notary public.


Najia Haynes
Legal Assistant

Location: Michigan and Ohio
Phone: 734-663-7550
Email: nhaynes@nachtlaw.com

Najia Haynes was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Najia earned her bachelor’s in Communication in 2016 from Grand Valley State University.

Najia has over 4 years of experience working as a Legal Assistant. She gained exposure to the legal field working as a Legal Assistant for a law firm in Brooklyn, New York that specializes in bankruptcy, real estate and estate planning.

Najia hopes to attend Law school within the next few years.


Kelly Christie
Office/Finance Manager

Location: Michigan and Ohio
Phone: 734-663-7550
Email: kchristie@nachtlaw.com

Kelly Christie earned her bachelor's in business administration in 1991 from Eastern Michigan University, where she was vice president of the Entrepreneur's Association. Kelly has over 15 years of experience as an administrator for a small law firm before joining NachtLaw. She currently handles the billing, bookkeeping and office management for the firm.


Dolores Brauer
Business Manager/Marketing Director

Location: Michigan and Ohio
Phone: 734-663-7550
Email: dbrauer@nachtlaw.com

Dolores Brauer has been a member of the NachtLaw team since 2006. Dolores is a highly self-motivated and dependable professional with over 35 years of experience in leadership and business management. Dolores possesses multiple skills covering many fields, including business development, operations, sales, marketing and finance. Dolores is passionate about adding value to people, coaching them in personal growth and training them in developing their leadership skills. In her spare time, Dolores loves cooking, motorcycle riding, touring wineries, traveling and making new acquaintances.

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