Meet the Staff




 

Kelly East

Office Manager:

Kelly East - Office Manager

(727) 836-8548

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Karen McConnell

Accounting:

Karen McConnell- Accounting Assistant

(727) 836-8547

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Cathy Kowal

Probate Department:

Cathy Kowal - Probate Paralegal

(727) 836-8546

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Cathy Joined the Waller & Mitchell team in early 2014 and assists primarily in the   the Probate department.  She assists the attorneys with all aspects of Elder Law including Estate Planning, Guardianship, Trusts, and Medicaid Planning.

She enjoys working with our clients to finalize their Estate Planning documents and coordinate details of their Guardianship, Medicaid Plans, and Trust Administration.

 

Cathy and her husband have lived in New Port Richey since 1989, they have two married sons, and two grandchildren.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Susan Bohm

Probate Department:

Susan Bohm- Trusts & Estates Paralegal

(727) 836-8536

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Susan A. Bohm joined our firm as a Trusts and Estates Paralegal in 2014, providing the administration of trusts and estates.   She has been employed in the legal profession for over 31 years, handling bankruptcy, real estate, litigation, family law, probate, and guardianship cases.  Susan completed Paralegal training at Paralegal Careers, in Tampa, Florida in 1987.  Susan has attended numerous continuing education seminars to include real estate, litigation and estate administration, and was also a volunteer with the State of Florida Guardian ad Litem program for 5 years.   Susan also has a background in police and firematic training and service.

 

Susan has been married to her high school sweetheart Richard for 47 years.  They have resided in Florida for 33 years and have two wonderful sons, two beautiful daughters-in-law, and four adorable grandchildren.  Susan and Richard enjoy their weekends toting their travel trailer all over Florida finding amusing and noteworthy places and meeting new and energizing people.

 

 


 

   

 

 

Tyler Keena
Litigation Department:

Tyler Keena - Litigation Assistant

(727) 836 8520

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Tyler has been in the legal field for 3 years. He has been with Waller and Mitchell since the fall of 2014.  He is currently a full-time student and pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.  When he is not working, in school, or doing homework, he enjoys Kayaking and spending time with his family.

 


 

 

 

 

Josie Ocasio
Litigation Department:

Josie Ocasio- Plaintiff Litigation Paralegal

(727) 836-8525

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Josie Ocasio joined Waller & Mitchell as a Litigation Paralegal in 2011.  Before joining our firm, she was employed as a Paralegal at a Tampa-based law firm, assisting the managing partner in all facets of family law litigation, foreclosure litigation and civil litigation. Josie has more than 17 years of experience in the legal field.


In 1994, she obtained an Associates of Arts Degree from Okaloosa-Walton Community College in Niceville, Florida, and in 1999 she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida.  She is fluent in Spanish and English.


In her spare time, Josie enjoys being a mother and spending time with her family.

 

 


 

 

   

 

Robin Murphy
Litigation Department:

Robin Murphy- Defense Litigation Paralegal

(727) 836-8519

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Robin Murphy joined our firm in 2013 as a Litigation Paralegal.  Ms. Murphy has worked in the legal profession for over 20 years.  Before joining our firm, she worked for a nationwide firm representing lenders in various real estate transactions, including commercial closings, residential foreclosure actions, and loan modifications.   In addition, Ms. Murphy was Vice-President of Murphy Welding, Inc. from 1998 – 2006 bringing her considerable construction experience to our firm.


Ms. Murphy was born & raised in Tampa and has two children and four grandchildren.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading, spending time with her grandchildren, and learning something new each day.

 


 

 

 

 

Grace Milton
Real Estate Department:

Grace Milton- Real Estate Paralegal

(727) 836-8517

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Grace has been with Waller & Mitchell for over 18 years and is currently a Real Estate Paralegal. She is a Florida Registered Paralegal. Outside of the office she especially enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren. She is an avid fan of the University of Alabama football team!

 



   

 

 

 

Annie Morts
Receptionist:

Annie Morts- Front Desk Receptionist

(727) 847-2288

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Annie joined the law firm of Waller & Mitchell in 2014. She has over 9 years experience as a Receptionist as she has worked for several law firms all over the United States. Prior to becoming interested in the legal field, Annie worked for over 25 years in the airline industry. Annie’s adventures in her free time include skydiving, swimming with a nurse shark, knowing John Denver, and traveling the world.

 


 

 

 

 

Carly Plaster
Probate Department:

Carly Plaster- Probate Paralegal

(727) 836-8514

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