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Ellen Simons is the Office Manager and a Paralegal at The Erb Law Firm.
Ellen provides support to the firm's attorneys in a variety of practice areas included Corporate, Tax, Estate Planning and Estate Adminsitration matters.
Ellen grew up in Delaware County, Pennsylvania and graduated from Garnet Valley High School in Glen Mills. After graduating high school, she went on to study at Shippensburg University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Jusitce and a minor in Psychology. She graduated with Cum Laude honors.
In 2006, Ellen was hired as a legal assistant at Swartz Campbell LLC. For 11 years, Ellen worked for the firms toxic tort unit, specifically asbestos litigation. She supported many attorneys during her tenure. Her responsibilities included opening new matters, serving discovery, maintaining trail calendar deadlines, along with various client and attorney requested projects.
Prior to becoming a legal assistant, Ellen was an Administrative Intern at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. She worked closely with hospital administration to prepare for the joint commission's accreditation. While at St. Christopher's, she assisted the Risk Management Department with patient claims and inspected several areas of the hospital for the Department of Infection Prevention and Control. The experience she recieved while working at the hospital helped sharpen her organizational skills which were critcial in considering a career as a legal assistant.
In her free time, Ellen enjoys spending quality time with her husband and their two young children. She volunteers at her children's schools and enjoys camping and getting together with her large extended family. She also loves spending time outdoors tending to her gardens.