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Meredith Monroe

MEREDITH MONROE  |  Billing Specialist

Meredith is a graduate of Miami University with a degree in Human Resource Management. She handles our office billing and technology. She and her husband Dan live in Plain City and have two adult children. She spends her free time reading, scrapbooking and walking. She and her husband enjoy traveling, especially on cruises.

Jen Crabtree

JEN CRABTREE  |  Programs & Communications

Jen handles the external communications and helps develop educational programs for the firm. Jen is a graduate of The Ohio State University. In her free time, Jen enjoys spending time with her husband, four children and their dog, and (more often than not) finds herself at their many sporting events.

Peggy Bartsch

PEGGY BARTSCH  |  Client Relations

Peggy handles all of the appointment scheduling in our office. She is a graduate of Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX. She enjoys spending time with her husband, two teenage children and two dogs. In her free time, Peggy likes to go kayaking, hiking and biking.

Nicole Lietz

NICOLE LIETZ  |  Legal Assistant

Nicole assists with trust and probate estate administrations for our clients.  She graduated from Muskingum University with a degree in International Business and French. Nicole and her husband Pat live in Dublin with their three children. In her free time, she and her family enjoy biking, hiking and raising awareness for Type 1 Diabetes.

Charity Hinkle

CHARITY HINKLE  |  Client Relations

Charity is the first person to greet you when you walk in the door. She makes sure our clients are comfortable, and after meeting with an attorney she schedules them for their next meeting. She is a graduate of Wittenberg University. Charity and her husband live in Powell with their three boys. They enjoy the outdoors and their time together at sporting events.

Angela McCormick

ANGELA MCCORMICK  |  Legal Assistant

Angela works closely with the families of our clients with special needs. She also manages the printing, assembly and organization of each client’s estate planning books.  In addition to her 10+ years of legal experience, she attended the Paralegal Studies Program at CSCU and, for the past 14 years, has been an avid volunteer in the Dublin City School District.  Angela lives in Dublin with her husband, three sons and two dogs.  One of her dogs is a sweet girl so she is not entirely outnumbered.  She also enjoys, traveling, reading and paddle boarding.

Layne Ogden

LAYNE OGDEN  |  Legal Assistant

Layne is a graduate of Miami University with degrees in English Literature and Secondary Education.  After 25 years in Corporate America, Layne has joined our firm to fulfill her desire to always "be a helper!” Layne assists with trust and probate estate administrations for our clients.  She and her husband, Kevin, recently down-sized as her eldest son just graduated from her alma mater and her youngest son is entering his Junior year at Ohio Wesleyan University.  As empty nesters, Kevin and Layne enjoy spending time with friends, cooking together, and cuddling with their two tiny dogs and grumpy cat.  

Wendy Richards

WENDY RICHARDS  |  Legal Assistant

Wendy assists with the printing, assembly and organization of our client’s estate planning books. She also works closely with our attorneys to assist clients with their guardianship needs. Wendy is a graduate of The Ohio State University. She lives in Westerville with her husband and three dogs. In her free time she enjoys antiquing and walking her dogs.

KIM ALESHIRE  |  Benefit Advisor

Kim began her career in the Social Service field in 2009 as an Employment Specialist working with people with disabilities.  During that time, she attended Cornell University to study Social Security Benefits to become a Social Security Practitioner and assist people with applying for and receiving all the benefits to which they are entitled.  Kim enjoys helping people understand Social Security practices and assisting them in applying for resources.  Kim and her husband, Chad, enjoy traveling, camping, riding their motorcycle and spending time with their three children. 

Kim Aleshire
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