Sikes & Edwards, P.C.

Support and protection for those who need it most.

Michelle T. Sikes, Esq.

Michelle Sikes represents individuals and non-profit health care providers, specializing in elder law, mental health law, estate planning and probate. She represents children in cases of divorce and custody.  On behalf of medical facilities and protective service organizations, she obtains guardianships and treatment orders for mentally ill and physically incapacitated adults as well as protective orders for elders who have been abused.  For more than 14 years, she has provided legal support to Baystate Medical Center, Holyoke Medical Center, Baystate Franklin Medical Center, Baystate Wing Hospital, Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Highland Valley Elder Services and numerous skilled care facilities.

Michelle became a partner in Schmidt & Sikes in 2009; she joined Schmidt Law Offices in 2006. Prior to joining Schmidt Law Offices, Michelle served as judicial law clerk for the Western Division of the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court in Boston, Massachusetts, focusing on complex legal issues raised in domestic relations and estate matters.

In March of 2020, Attorney Sikes formed a new partnership with Attorney Edwards, creating Sikes & Edwards.


Juris Doctor, Western New England University School of Law, 2004
Bachelor of Arts, Westfield State College, 1998


  • Honoring Choices Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts Guardianship Association
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Hampden County Bar Association