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Kim Mann - Legal Assistant - kmann@centrelaw.com

Kim performs secretarial duties for Mr. Goodall and is also responsible for billing and various bookkeeping duties. She has been employed as a legal assistant for 30 years. Prior to joining Goodall & Yurchak, P.C., Kim was a legal assistant/office manager for the law firm of Griffith, Strickler, Lerman, Solymos & Calkins of York, Pennsylvania. In 1989, Kim relocated to State College, Pennsylvania, where she was self-employed as a legal assistant until she joined the firm of Goodall & Yurchak, P.C. in 1992.

Carol Grubb -- Legal Assistant - cgrubb@centrelaw.com

Carol is originally from New York and has had the opportunity to live in many states, from Nebraska to Florida and has made State College her home since 1995. She started as a legal assistant in the state of Virginia for one of their largest law firms in 1989 and has worked in the State College area since 1996. She has various secretarial duties, working for each attorney as needed, but spends the majority of her time in the bankruptcy, domestic and personal injury fields.

CJ Jacoby -- Real Estate Paralegal - cjjacoby@centrelaw.com

CJ is a graduate of the Paralegal Program of Penn State University. She also has an Associates Degree in Legal Science. She has been employed in the legal field for 21 years. Prior to coming to Goodall & Yurchak, P.C., CJ worked as a Civil Litigation Paralegal for many years. Her background also consists of experience in the fields of domestic relations, estates, collections and workers compensation. Her duties at Goodall & Yurchak, P.C. include the handling of all real estate transactions brought to the firm.

Audrey Kellander - Medicaid/Medicare Paralegal

Audrey is an elder law paralegal with Goodall & Yurchak, P.C., whose duties center around Medicaid planning and implementation, including the preparation of applications for Medical Assistance in Centre and surrounding Counties. She is a lifelong resident of central Pennsylvania. She was employed by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare for over 33 years. For twenty years before her retirement, her duties included working with Medicaid programs for the elderly, specializing in nursing home eligibility. She has been with Goodall & Yurchak, P.C. since July 2003.

Betsy Crider -- Estate and Estate Planning Assistant - bcrider@centrelaw.com

Betsy graduated in 1993 from South Hills School of Business and Technology with an Associates Degree in Marketing/Management and a Diploma in Computers. After graduation she worked for Northwest Savings Bank for five years. South Hills School of Business and Technology became her next employer as Office Administrator in their Lewistown Branch. After a year in the Lewistown Branch, she transferred to the State College Campus as an Assistant to the Bursar. She started at Goodall & Yurchak in 2003 and is a Legal Assistant working with estates and estate planning as well as secretarial duties for Mr. Goodall.

Jamie Basalla - Legal Assistant - jbasalla@centrelaw.com

Jamie is a 2002 graduate of Penn State University, where she earned her bachelor's degree in Administration of Justice. For the past two years she lived in Boston where she worked as a litigation coordinator for a business leasing company. Jamie joined Goodall & Yurchak, P.C. in October 2004 when she returned to Centre County.

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