Legal Staff

The McShane Firm staff is ready and able to assist you no matter what your case. We have seen countless cases to fruition and seen countless satisfied customers. Read about some of the cases that The McShane Firm has represented and see for yourself why you should choose The McShane Firm for all of your legal needs.

Kurt Griffin

Kurt Griffin

Office Manager

Kurt Griffin is the Office Manager at The McShane Firm. Kurt joins the firm after 6 years in the financial industry as a Branch Manager and Officer of a bank. Kurt obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Shippensburg University. He resides in Lancaster County with his wife and three children. Outside of the office, Kurt enjoys spending time with his family, fishing and watching sports.

Heidi Etter

Heidi Etter

Paralegal

Heidi Etter is a full-time Paralegal at The McShane Law Firm, LLC. She is assigned to assist attorney Justin McShane, Chairman and CEO. Heidi is a graduate of Harrisburg Area Community College where she pursued an associate’s degree in Criminal Justice. Heidi is also a member of the Central Pennsylvania Paralegal Association (CPPA). Heidi was born and raised in Shippensburg, PA. She moved to Harrisburg PA, to pursue a career as a legal assistant. She worked in the gaming industry for over seven years in both Customer Service and as a Legal Assistant. She brings over ten years of customer service to The McShane Firm, LLC. Heidi Etter is a proud McShane Law Firm team member and is committed to excellent client services.

Cathi Leigh McAdams

Cathi Leigh McAdams

Senior Paralegal

After serving our country for 20 years, Cathi Leigh retired from the
United States Air Force and pursued a paralegal degree. She has had an impressive career spanning 21 years, specializing in criminal defense, family law, personal injury, and medical malpractice. Cathi Leigh is the Senior Paralegal and “right hand” to Attorney Tim Barrouk, our Senior Litigation Associate, managing his criminal and civil caseloads.

Cathi Leigh was recently elected as President of the Central Pennsylvania Paralegal Association (CPPA). She was chosen as the association’s recipient of the “Outstanding Paralegal Award for 2009.” Cathi Leigh was selected as a mentor to assist her fellow veterans in the Veterans Court for the Court of Common Pleas in Dauphin County. Collectively, these events are a testament to her dedication to her profession, her country, and the clients served by The McShane Firm, LLC.

Cathi Leigh is very involved with her community. She serves as an Assistant Minister at Christ Lutheran Church, volunteers with the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s “Wills for Heroes” program, and participates in the annual “Color Run” in Hershey and “Making Strides for Breast Cancer” walk in Harrisburg. Cathi Leigh and her Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Bailey and Parker, enjoy walking around Harrisburg.

Amanda-Jones

Amanda Jones

Paralegal

Amanda Jones is a graduate of York College of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Theatre and Harrisburg Area Community College with a Graduate Certificate in Paralegal Studies. She brings over 5 years of administrative experience to The McShane Firm, LLC.

Outside of work Amanda is an avid supporter of the Arthritis Foundation and donates her time to helping those in need. She enjoys traveling, playing the alto saxophone, taking classes, and having adventures with family, friends and her pets.

Katelyn Kaufman

Katelyn Kaufman

Paralegal

Katelyn Kaufman is the newest addition to the legal staff at The McShane Firm, LLC. Katelyn graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, summa cum laude, in 2012 with her Bachelor’s degree in English. Her passion for the legal field sparked in 2014 when she started working in a small general practice law firm in Lancaster County where she helped with Criminal Defense matters. This experience led her to pursue a Paralegal Certificate from Harrisburg Area Community College which she will receive in December 2016. Katelyn is always eager to master new skills and is excited to start her career with The McShane Firm, LLC. Katelyn is a Lancaster County native and continues to reside there. Katelyn loves the Steelers, Grey’s Anatomy, cold weather, traveling, reading, and just recently, bird-watching.

Jennifer-Kain

Jennifer Kain

Paralegal

Jennifer Kain is a full-time Paralegal at The McShane Firm, LLC. assigned to assist attorney Richard Roberts. Jennifer earned her Paralegal Certificate in 1991 and comes to the Firm with a background in health care and personal injury law. Jennifer comes to the Firm with over eight years of legal experience, and two-years of experience in the finance industry.

She resides in Harrisburg with her loving husband and two fur-babies. Outside of the office, Jennifer enjoys birding, photography, hiking, gardening and reading.

Kimberly Firestone

Firm Accountant and Human Resource Department

Kimberly Firestone is the firm accountant and also is in charge of human resources at our firm. She has been with the firm for over 8 years in this capacity and continues to enjoy her position to the fullest. Kimberly received her Bachelor in Arts from Duquesne University and continued on to obtain her Masters In Business Administration from Penn State University. Outside of the office Kimberly enjoys spending time with her daughter, fitness and volunteering with animal organizations in the area.

If you’re looking for professionally aggressive representation, contact The McShane Firm today and put Harrisburg’s most highly-trained attorneys in your corner. WE FIGHT!