One Pluckemin Way, P.O. Box 754

Bedminster, NJ 07921

CALL: 908-658-3800

FAX: 908-658-4659

Our Paralegals

Debra Alessi

Phone: (908) 306-6735
Email: dalessi@pmflawfirm.com

Summary Of Practice:

Mrs. Alessi has several years of experience as a litigation paralegal, primarily dealing with personal injury including car accidents, insurance coverage issues, fall down accidents, and premises liability.  Mrs. Alessi is also admitted to practice law in both New Jersey and New York.

Laura Ayers

Laura Ayers

Phone: (908) 306-6734
Email: layers@pmflawfirm.com

Summary Of Practice:

Eight years of experience, specializing in trusts, estates and taxation. Prepares and files New Jersey estate and inheritance tax returns, federal estate tax returns (Form 706) and federal gift tax returns (Form 709). Prepares estate accountings, as required. Handles estate administration from probate to asset distribution. Prepares probate papers and Surrogate Court filings. Prepares income tax returns for individuals and trusts, including charitable trusts and nonprofit organizations. Files Forms 1040, 1041, 990 and 5227, using electronic filing as mandated. Handles distributions of trusts, including GRATs and CRUTs. Corresponds with taxing authorities.

Drafts estate plan documents, including Wills, Trusts, Health Care Proxy Directives and Living Wills. Conducts research on various legal topics, with particular emphasis on tax issues. Corresponds and meets with clients on regular basis.

Drafts and files Deeds.

Notary Public of New Jersey

Michelle Blackwelder

Michelle Blackwelder

Phone: (908) 306-6737
Email: mblackwelder@pmflawfirm.com

Summary Of Practice:

Review discovery, gather relevant information to the case, draft motions and briefs, conduct legal research, retain experts, and assist in trial preparation.

Stacy Cleary

Stacy Cleary

Phone: (908) 306-6738
Email: scleary@pmflawfirm.com

Summary Of Practice:

6 years of experience working as a legal assistant with a large insurance defense law firm prior to joining PM&F in June 2008.
Assisting corporate clients with insurance coverage analysis for premises liability cases
Working with plaintiff clients to obtain all relevant medical information and identify any liens to assist with valuation of cases
Assisting with preparation of appellate documents to be filed with the Appellate Division and New Jersey Supreme Court
Communication with liability and damages experts, including identification and retention of appropriate experts and providing relevant materials for expert review
Assisting with trial preparation including identifying and preparing trial exhibits as well as drafting court-mandated pre-trial reports
Preparing case status reports to comply with insurance client reporting guidelines
Compiling and summarizing medical records of defendants to assist with valuation of cases

Brad Takeall

Phone: (908) 306-6733
Email: btakeall@pmflawfirm.com

Summary Of Practice:

Review discovery, gather relevant information to the case, draft motions and briefs, conduct legal research, correspond with experts and obtain experts’ reports, and assist in trial preparation.

Joanne Wildgen

Joanne Wildgen

Phone: (908) 306-3736
Email: jwildgen@pmflawfirm.com

Summary Of Practice:

Filing of Federal and New Jersey income and estate tax returns, Estate litigation, Development and design of complex insurance litigation models for settlement
Medicaid applications, Review of insurance policies of multiple insurers over extended periods of time covering multiple sites in order to prepare complex insurance coverage charts, Development of program for allocation of liability of complex environmental claims based upon Carter-Wallace, and Owens-Illinois case law, Develop document review protocols for complex litigation coverage actions