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.
Rebecca “Becky” Westgerdes is the Office Administrator who is responsible for the daily administrative functions of Green & Green, Lawyers. She can be reached at: [email protected].
Shelley Edwards– [email protected]
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 – [email protected]
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 Jones – [email protected]
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 – [email protected]
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
Stephanie Silence – [email protected]
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.
Terri Briggins – [email protected]
Terri graduated from Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, Nebraska in 1992 where she obtained two Associates of Applied Science Degrees in Legal Studies with concentrations in litigation and family law. She then graduated from Clayton State University in Atlanta, Georgia in 2002 where she obtained her Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Administrative Management. Since returning to Dayton Ohio in 2003, she has worked as a paralegal at law firms in the areas of personal injury, litigation, domestic relations, probate, criminal (excessive force) and contract law.
Additional Support Staff
Annette Armstrong – [email protected]
Cindy Bradstreet – [email protected]
Shelley Edwards – [email protected]