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800 Perfomance Place, 109 North Main Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402-1290
Phone: 937-224-3333
Fax: 937-224-4311
937-224-3333 937-224-3333

Support Staff

GREEN & GREEN, Lawyers benefit from a full complement of legal assistants, paralegals, and secretarial support staff.  Each member of the firm can be contacted directly via email.

Office Management

Rebecca “Becky” Westgerdes is the Office Administrator who is responsible for the daily administrative functions of Green & Green, Lawyers.  She can be reached at: bwestgerdes@green-law.com.

Paralegals

Deborah (Debbie) Armstrong – darmstrong@green-law.com

Debbie began her legal career in 1989.  She has worked with firms practicing in the areas of litigation, labor, employment, workers’ compensation defense, business, education, bankruptcy, personal injury and collections representing the State of Ohio, Attorney General and within the area of subrogation.  In 2005, she obtained her Associate of Applied Science Degree through the Paralegal Program at Sinclair Community College.

Debbie has been a Notary Public for the State of Ohio since 1993.

Shelley Edwards– sedwards@green-law.com

Shelley began her legal career in 1992 and has been employed with Green & Green, Lawyers since 1998.  She has experience in personal injury, insurance defense, workers’ compensation, employment, and construction litigation.  In 1992, she obtained her Associate of Applied Science Degree through the Paralegal Program at Sinclair Community College.

Shelley has been a Notary Public for the State of Ohio since 1993.

Trina Gallagher – tgallagher@green-law.com

Trina attended Sinclair Community College with interest in Paralegal Studies and graduated from the American Institute of Paralegal Studies in 1983. She has been employed in the legal field since 1981. She is a senior paralegal with focus on complex litigation in areas of environmental issues, toxic torts, employment, personal injury, construction, and prosecution of claims involving catastrophic injury, professional negligence, and medical negligence. She is involved in and manages community service projects personally and for firm for Special Olympics, American Cancer Society for Breast Cancer, The Humane Society of Greater Dayton, Muscular Dystrophy, and other local charities.

Trina has been a Notary Public for the State of Ohio since 2001.

Kim Joneskjones@green-law.com

After graduating from Montgomery County Joint Vocational School, Legal Secretary program in 1982, Kim began working with a law firm practicing in general areas of divorce, bankruptcy, personal injury and workers’ compensation until 1986. Taking a break from the legal field from 1986 to 1992, Kim worked for the airline industry in customer service. Returning to the legal field in 1992 through the present, Kim has worked with firms practicing in the areas of probate, tax and estate planning, employment, general corporate areas including mergers and acquisitions and SEC filings, workers’ compensation (employer and employee representation), insurance coverage, and litigation including product liability, construction, and personal injury.

Kim has been a Notary Public for the State of Ohio since 1991.

Vanda Morgan – vkreisler@green-law.com

Vanda Morgan attended Sinclair Community College with an interest in Paralegal Studies and began her legal career in 2008 with Green & Green, Lawyers. Through her growth and advancement as a paralegal, she began working in complex areas of employment law, personal injury, insurance defense, worker’s compensation, product liability, probate, and construction litigation.  Her work includes preparing documents for deposition, mediation and trial.  She provides litigation support in all legal areas of practice to our attorneys and is also actively involved in the office administration.

 Vanda has been a Notary Public for the State of Ohio since 2008

Cornelia Shockey cshockey@green-law.com

Cornelia received her paralegal degree from Sinclair Community College in 1997.  She has worked with firms practicing in the areas of complex litigation, personal injury, professional and medical negligence, family law, probate, estate planning, traffic and criminal matters.  Her work includes preparing documents for mediation and trial and assisting attorneys as a trial paralegal.  Prior to receiving her paralegal degree she worked at LexisNexis for 5 years.  Cornelia received her bachelor’s degree in Modern Languages from Wright State University in 1984.  She is fluent in German.

Cornelia has been a Notary Public for the State of Ohio since 1997.

Stephanie Silence ssilence@green-law.com

Stephanie began her legal career in 1989 and has been employed with Green & Green, Lawyers since 1994. She has experience in personal injury, worker’s compensation, employment, product liability, construction and insurance defense cases. Her work includes preparing documents for mediation and trial and has assisted the attorneys as a trial paralegal. She attended Sinclair Community College from 1992 to 1994 in Paralegal studies.

Stephanie has been a Notary Public since 1998.

Additional Support Staff

Annette Armstrong – aarmstrong@green-law.com

Cindy Bradstreet – cbradstreet@green-law.com

Shelley Edwards – sedwards@green-law.com

Cornelia Shockey – cshockey@green-law.com

Amber Loveless – aloveless@green-law.com