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

Chief Operating Officer

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.

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.

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.

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.

Jennifer-Kain

Jennifer Kain

Paralegal

Jennifer Kain is a full-time Paralegal at The McShane Firm, LLC. 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.

Nicole Deitrich

Nicole Deitrich

Paralegal

Nicole Deitrich is a full-time Paralegal at The McShane Firm, LLC assigned to assist Attorney Jason Jefferis. Nicole earned her Associates of the Arts Degree in Paralegal Studies from Harrisburg Area Community College in August of 2012. She worked briefly as a criminal defense paralegal at a private firm, but then explored health insurance and contract law, with hopes of one day re-entering criminal defense. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, spending time with her husband and two sons, and reading.

Kimberly Firestone

Kimberly Firestone

Chief Financial Officer

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.

Sarah Ryan

Sarah Ryan

Intake Support Specialist

Sarah Ryan is the Intake Support Specialist at The McShane Firm. With 27 years’ experience in Customer Service, she brings a compassionate attitude and commitment to service to the firm. She resides in Cumberland County and when Sarah is not in the office she is at home spending time with her family, swimming or doing a craft project with her kids.