Attorney Profiles


Candace Sorensen

Candace Sorensen, founder of CS3 Law PLLC, has represented schools throughout Michigan since 1994. A graduate of Harvard Law School, Candace holds Martindale-Hubbell’s highest AV® Preeminent™ rating.  She represented the first charter school to be approved by the State of Michigan.  Since then she has dedicated her career to providing exceptional client service to charter schools throughout the State of Michigan.  

Candace values the personal relationship she establishes with her clients. She strives to provide cost-effective legal counsel so more money is available for school operations and student achievement.
She is a member of various national and Michigan education associations devoted to primary and secondary education. 

Education

Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1985
Calvin College, B.A. with Honors, 1982

Memberships

State Bar of Michigan
National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys
Michigan School Board Association Council of School Attorneys
Michigan Association of Public School Academies
Education Law Association
Grand Rapids Bar Association

Nicole Sorensen

Nicole Sorensen joined CS3 Law in 2017. She graduated from University of Michigan and then graduated from University of Denver Sturm College of Law. 

Education

University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, J.D., 2017
University of Michigan, B.A. with Honors, 2014

Memberships

State Bar of Michigan
National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys
Michigan School Board Association Council of School Attorneys
Michigan Association of Public School Academies
Grand Rapids Bar Association

LaRae Munk

LaRae Munk has been a recognized expert in education law for many years. She went of counsel as of the end of 2017 but still provides valuable consultation on education matters.