Our Team


William M. Nance's Profile Image
Attorney William (Bill) Nance has been a licensed attorney in Michigan for over 35 years. Bill spent a number of years early in his career working at a well-regarded general practice law firm. While there, he gained broad-based practice experience an…
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Paul J. Smothers's Profile Image
Attorney Paul J. Smothers attended law school at Wayne State University, where he received the American Jurisprudence Award in Creditor’s Rights and was a member of the Order of the Coif. After graduating with honors, he gained experience worki…
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Molly DeRosa's Profile Image
Legal Assistant Molly DeRosa has been with Heritier Nance & Smothers, P.C. for over 20 years. Clients of the firm are likely to communicate with Molly on the phone or via e-mail regarding their trusts and estate plans. Molly helps clients through…
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Debra Wright's Profile Image
Legal Assistant Debra (Debbie) Wright has been with the firm since 1985. She graduated magna cum laude from Macomb Community College with an Associate’s Degree in the Legal Assistant program. In the more than three decades since, she has attend…
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Irene Forbes's Profile Image
Irene Forbes has worked at Heritier Nance & Smothers, P.C. since 2008 as the firm’s chief administrative assistant. She is often the first person people encounter when they call or visit the office. Her cheerful and helpful attitude create…
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