Marsha Shapiro – Bankruptcy Paralegal
Marsha has worked for Attorney Weiner since 1994, concentrating in bankruptcy law and trustee-related matters. She assists Attorney Weiner in the handling of all bankruptcy matters within the office. This includes, but is not limited to, the drafting of pleadings, preparation of bankruptcy petitions and correspondence with the courts, clients and opposing counsel and management of all trustee accounts.
- Master Degree in Library Science, University of Toronto
- Masters Degree in History, University of Cincinnati
- Bachelor of Arts, University of Cincinnati
- NABT (Trustee Assistant)
Christina M. Pellegrino – Paralegal
Chris joined the firm in August of 2006 and has extensive experience as a legal secretary and paralegal having worked both small and large law firms. Ms. Pellegrino’s responsibilities include drafting legal pleadings, discovery and communicating with both clients and the Courts. Chris assists all attorneys in the office in collection and litigation matters. Ms. Pellegrino is proficient in Word, Word Perfect, Outlook and Excel. She has worked as a computer trainer and software troubleshooter.
- St. John’s School of Business – West Springfield, MA
Petra Lococo – Collection Paralegal
Petra joined the firm in June of 2015 as the firm’s collection paralegal. She assists the attorneys in the office in all litigation/collection-related matters. Her duties include: Drafts legal pleadings and correspondence for court,
Drafts settlement agreements, mechanic’s liens, releases and other correspondence for clients and defendants
Negotiates settlements and payment plans
Skip tracing and asset searches
Responding to client inquiries regarding the status of their files
Maintaining the calendar on collection files for payment
- Bachelor of Arts in Government, Campbell University
- Associate of Arts in Paralegal, Liberty University
Candace Weiner – Office Administrator
Candace has been with the firm since 1995, serving initially as administrative assistant and now as office administrator. Some of her duties include: responding to inquiries from clients, billing and accounts receivable, and collection administrative matters.
- Katherine Gibbs Program for College Women
- Syracuse University