Maryanne Colette Trexler was born in the Loudoun County area and moved to Winchester, Virginia where she graduated from Millbrook High School in 2008.
She later attended Radford University graduating with a Bachelor of the Arts in Dance Performance, in May 2012. In June 2014, Maryanne graduated from Kaplan University with an Associate of Applied Science degree, specializing in Paralegal Studies.
Maryanne began as a legal secretary for Daniel J. Travostino, P.C. in September 2012. With the Laurel Brigade Law Group, she continues to work closely with Dan Travostino as his legal assistant, drafting pleadings, managing files, performing research, responding to discovery and assisting in trial preparation.
Maryanne resides in Ashburn.
Elizabeth Ferdinand Smith has lived in Loudoun County for most of her life and attended Loudoun County High School. Elizabeth graduated from Mary Washington College, now the University of Mary Washington, in 1989 with a B.A. in American Studies. Elizabeth began working in the legal field for Joe Ritenour in 1990, and soon became his primary legal assistant, focusing her efforts on supporting his real estate endeavors and litigation matters. Over the years, Elizabeth has become proficient in the drafting of pleadings, communication with clients, courts and other agencies, and office administration. Elizabeth’s work now focuses on supporting the lawyers with family law and other litigation matters.
Elizabeth is married to William A. Smith, Jr.; they have three children, Hanah, Cullen and Audrey, and live in western Loudoun County. Elizabeth belongs to St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Purcellville and enjoys spending time volunteering with her children’s sports activities.
Sharon Cauley Murphy:
Sharon Murphy was born in Washington DC and has lived in Northern Virginia her entire life, growing up in Fairfax County and attending George C. Marshall High School. She moved to Loudoun County in 1978 to raise her family.
Sharon is retired from Loudoun County Public Schools after 25 years of service, starting as a bus driver, then working for the transportation office as coordinator for all field trips and athletic trips and ending her service as a secretary in the schools. Sharon has been working for Daniel J. Travostino, P.C. since 2012 when she started her new career as a legal secretary.
Sharon and her husband John have been married for 40 years and live in Eastern Loudoun County. They have four sons and eight wonderful grandchildren.
Jennifer Maclaine Walsh was born and raised in Loudoun County. She is a graduate of Loudoun Valley High School and attended Washington Business School, earning a degree in Business Administration, specializing in the legal field.
Jennifer’s 25+ years of experience with the local court system gives her the knowledge and ability to assist our firm as a paralegal in all aspects of civil, criminal, traffic and family law. As a liaison for the firm, she works closely with clients on a daily basis, addressing their immediate needs and support as required. She works closely with the firm’s attorneys on their cases assisting from inception to conclusion performing legal research, managing deadlines and schedules, drafting pleadings, organizing and managing files, preparing and responding to discovery and organizing exhibits for hearings.
Jennifer and her husband Kevin live in Hamilton with their two children, Cameron and Olivia.