MICHELE L. RAMP
Michele is the Firm’s senior long-term care paralegal with more than 25 years experience with the Firm. She began her career as a legal secretary in 1992 and has been the Firm’s main long-term care paralegal since October 2001.
Michele tries to follow the dictates of her position in accordance with the words of Abraham J. Heschel: “A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.”
HOLLY A. SMITH
Holly has been the Firm’s estate administration paralegal for the past 11 years. Holly received her paralegal certificate from Penn State where she was a student in Attorney Clofine’s class on Wills, Trusts and Estate Administration. Holly also received her paralegal certificate in Legal Issues Dealing with the Elderly from Penn State and she is a Pennsylvania Certified Paralegal through the Keystone Alliance of Paralegal Associations.
Holly assists with all aspects of estate and trust settlement and probate, including the preparation of Pennsylvania inheritance tax returns, federal estate and gift tax returns and fiduciary income tax returns.
JAMES “JIMMY” LOCKE
Jimmy joined the Firm in February 2018 as a full-time Legal Assistant. He quickly learned how to handle probate matters, Medicaid applications and is responsible for the preparation real estate deeds and coordinates real estate settlements.
Jimmy is a firm believer in karma, and brings “positivity” to office and everything else in his life.
Alice joined our team in early 2019 as the firm’s receptionist and has quickly become an invaluable part of the office. After receiving her degree in paralegal studies from Villa Julie College, she has worked in several reputable law firms throughout Maryland and Pennsylvania. In addition to her receptionist duties, she schedules appointments and prepares estate planning documents. When not in the office, she enjoys camping, biking and the great outdoors