Teresa A. Barron
Assistant to William Dayton and Barry Mosebach for more than 30 years, Teri is the mother of twin daughters, one living in Portland, Oregon, and one in Seattle, Washington. She attended Muhlenberg, Cedar Crest, and Northampton Community Colleges, taking courses in language, mythology, theology, and biology for fun. Teri enjoys running and reading and loves animals. She resides with her dog, two cats, tarantula, and bird.
Donna A. Hartnett
Donna brings 37 years of experience assisting Tim Duckworth Sr. and Tim Duckworth Jr. in estate planning, corporate, and business matters. Also assisting in office administration and billing, she is a married mom to a daughter in North Carolina and enjoys doting on her granddaughter. An avid Philadelphia sports fan, she loves dancing, going to the gym, and running 5k races.
Jenal B. Hettler
Joining the firm in 2009, Jenal is our estates and trusts paralegal. She assists in the drafting and preparation of legal documents including fiduciary income tax, inheritance tax, and Federal estate tax returns. She received her paralegal certificate from LCCC and resides in Carbon County with her husband and young son. She enjoys camping, trips to the beach, and exercise.
Stephanie A. Lapping
Stephanie is our newest team member at MFDD and is the family law and litigation paralegal assisting Harold Funt and Kristie Beitler. She comes to us with 15 years of paralegal experience, having graduated in 2002 from Lehigh Carbon Community College’s paralegal program. Residing in Bethlehem with her husband and three cats, she enjoys shooting pool, going to the gym, and traveling.
Melanie J. Mege
Melanie has been our receptionist and a legal assistant for over 24 years and enjoys giving each person who comes through the door or calls on the phone the individual and personal attention they deserve. As the information technology liaison, Melanie ensures we have the most up-to-date services for our clients’ needs. She resides with her husband and daughter and enjoys reading, spending time with her family and vacations at the beach.
Melanie L. Olenwine
A former legal assistant and closing agent, Melanie managed a local real estate settlement company before joining MFDD in 2008 as our office administrator, bookkeeper and billing clerk. She is happy to assist with your billing or payment questions. Married and the mom of a daughter in Maryland and a son in the Lehigh Valley, Melanie loves baseball, movies, and running.
Alexandra K. Overholt
Allie was born in the suburbs of New Orleans, Louisiana. She graduated from Northampton Community College’s Paralegal Program in May of 2012 and joined MFDD in 2013. Our real estate and banking paralegal works closely with all attorneys in assisting clients with residential, business, and commercial transactions, and is assistant to John Hacker in the banking, workout, and bankruptcy departments. She enjoys spending time with her family.
Denise S. Schmall
After a brief hiatus from the law, Denise joined the firm in 2011 as an experienced estates and trusts legal assistant. She assists the estate department staff with all estate and trust matters. Residing in the Lehigh Valley with her husband and two sons, Denise spends her downtime reading and attending her sons’ many sporting events and activities.