For the majority of my career, I spent 9 years as a Legal Services Attorney advocating for the indigent. In that capacity I handled literally thousands of cases, ranging from preserving housing, to preserving the family unit through custody cases. I was able to gain sources of income for clients through getting them the unemployment compensation and disability payments that they were entitled to. I have helped clients erase past criminal records so that a troubled past doesn't inhibit a promising future
I have brought all that experience into my private practice at Susquehanna Law Group.
I am very passionate about helping my clients navigate the legal system.
I am also the co-founder and president of Ellie's Heart Foundation. Ellie's Heart was started in memory of my daughter Eleanor Lily Ayers who passed away from pediatric heart disease at 8 months of age. Ellie's Heart Foundation has a mission of giving back to the Pediatric Cardiologists at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. I am very excited that Ellie's Heart Foundation will be working with the Children's Heart Group to establish a summer camp program for kids with heart conditions.
In addition to Eleanor, I have 2 other children, and a loving husband.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Pro Bono Award Lycoming County||Pa Bar Association||2017|
|The Thomas Wood Jr Equal Access to Justice Award||Lycoming Law Association||2016|
|Associate||Susquehanna Law Group||2013 - Present|
|Associate||Mathers & Stapp LLC||2012 - 2013|
|Attorney||North Penn Legal Services||2003 - 2012|
|law clerk to the Honorable John E. Jones III||Us District Court, Md Pa||2002 - 2003|
|Associate||Perciballi & Williams||2000 - 2002|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Lycoming Law Association, family law committee||Committee member||2014 - Present|
|Lycoming Law Association, Legal Services for the Indigent||committee member||2014 - Present|
|Lycoming Law Association, Legal Services to the Indigent Committee||Committee Member||2013 - Present|
|Ellie's Heart Foundation||President||2012 - Present|
|Lycoming Law Association, Rules Committee||committee member||2003 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||N/A||2000 - Present|
|Family Promise of Lycoming County||Board Member||2010 - 2013|
|American Inns of Court||Secretary||2006 - 2007|
|Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg PA||JD - Juris Doctor||2000|
|West Chester University of Pennsylvania||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1997|
|Lunch and Learn||Landlord Tenant||2016|
|Career Link Event||Landlord Tenant Law||2011|
|Lunch and Learn CLE||Protection from Abuse Orders; Protecting in Extrodinary ways||2008|
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