Ernscie Augustin

Ernscie Augustin

Ernscie Augustin

Ernscie Augustin is a Partner and Owner of Augustin Law Offices, PLLC. Ms. Augustin is passionate about serving clients in the following areas: Elder Law, Estate Planning, Estate & Trust Administration, Probate Litigation (includes conservatorships, guardianships, trust and fiduciary litigation), and Family Law. 


Ernscie Augustin grew up in Southwest Florida and attended Michigan State University for her undergraduate, graduate, and law degree. Upon graduating from law school, she practiced law at an Elder Law, Probate & Estate Planning firm. Ms. Augustin continued her legal career in East Lansing, but she serves clients statewide.

In addition to her practice areas, Ms. Augustin made Michigan history as being the youngest Public Administrator to be appointed by the State Public Administrator – Attorney General’s Office as Ingham County Public Administrator. “County public administrators are appointed by the State Public Administrator to assist in the administration of the estates of deceased persons without wills and with no known heirs.”


  • Michigan State University – Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science Pre-Law and Minor in Women Studies (2012) 

  • Michigan State University – Master’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies (2014) 

  • Michigan State University College of Law – J.D (2017) 

Awards & Recognition: 

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, in the areas of Elder Law and Litigation – Trusts and Estates – 2022

  • Davis Dunnings Bar Association President’s Award – 2020

  • Ingham County Bar Association  “Top 5 Under 35” Award – 2020

  • Davis Dunnings Bar Association “Rising Star” Award – 2019


Professional Associations and Memberships: 

  • President – Davis Dunnings Bar Association

  • President – Ingham County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section

  • Board of Directors – Ingham County Bar Association 

  • Member – Ingham County Probate & Trust Section 

  • Member – Greater Lansing Estate Planning Council (GLEPC)

  • Michigan State University American Inns of Court