Paralegal Association of Northwest Ohio

Susan A. Maziar has been an Ohio State Bar Association Certified Paralegal since 2009.  In private practice, she specialized in real estate, estate planning, probate and trust administration and corporate law. For the past 7 years, Susan has been employed at ProMedica focussing in compliance, litigation, and labor and employment law.


Susan has been a paralegal for 20 years, and an active member of PANO for 10 years. She previously served on PANO's Board as President, Secretary, Assistant Treasurer, Trustee, OSBA Liaison, Statewide Paralegal Alliance Liaison, has and chaired numerous committees.  

CO-ASST. TREASURER 

Janet Eschedor, CLA 

Janet Eschedor, CLA, has been employed by Weber & Sterling, LLC since 1995 working in the estate planning, probate and real estate areas. She is a NALA certified paralegal and has been an active member of PANO for 20+ years.


Janet also obtained her Ohio Real Estate Sales License in 2003 (currently in escrow) and has previously served as PANO’s co-assistant secretary and co-assistant treasurer.

2nd VICE-PRESIDENT 

Laural Seewer

Bio coming soon.

CO-ASST. TREASURER 

Connie Gross, CLA

TRUSTEE AT LARGE 

Susan A. Maziar

Loretta Taylor has been an Ohio State Bar Association Certified Paralegal since 2009. She has worked in the legal field most of her career and as a paralegal since 2002. She specializes in the field of civil and product defense litigation. She is currently employed with the firm of Thacker Robinson Zinz LPA.


Loretta is an active member with the Ohio State Bar Association and PANO. Loretta recently served as Assistant Secretary and previously as the TBA Liaison.

Angela Gonzalez is currently the Legal Administrator, Privacy Officer & Corporate Secretary for Hylant. She began her employment with Hylant in 2006 as a Corporate Paralegal. Prior to Hylant, she worked at a private law firm for over 12 years.


Angela has been a member of PANO since 2011, the OSBA since 2013 and NALA since 2017. She has an Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies.

2018 - 2019 Board Members

Lisa J. Robison is currently employed as a paralegal by Marathon Petroleum Company LP in the litigation and HR group. She has been working in the field for 18 years, previously specializing in product liability defense work.


Lisa has served on the board since 2010 in a variety of roles and graduated from the University of Toledo with a Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies.

Committee Chairs & Liaisons

Tresa L. Anderson graduated from the University of Toledo with an Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies. She is currently employed at Student Legal Services located on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.


Tresa has been an active member of PANO since 2010 and is also a member of the National Association for Legal Assistants (NALA), the Toledo Bar Association (TBA) and the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA). Tresa has previously served as PANO’s liaison to NALA and the TBA as well as the 1st and 2nd Vice President.

CO-TREASURER

Lisa Finn

ASSIST. SECRETARY 

Lisa Robison

Samantha Denlinger graduated from the University of Toledo in May 2018 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies (specialization in Administration). She began her legal career at Brady, Coyle & Schmidt, Ltd. In January 2016, where she worked in the areas of civil litigation, bankruptcy and criminal law. Samantha is now a Corporate Paralegal for Hylant, beginning in October 2017.

PRESIDENT 

Tresa Anderson

CLE Coordinator/Membership Chair                           Lisa Robison

Job Bank Coordinator                                                    Sabrene Clair

Education Committee Chair                                       Laurel Seewer

PR/Newsletter Committee Chair                                 Lisa Robison

Scholarship Committee Chair                                 Tresa Anderson

Social Media Chair/Webmaster                                   Susan Maziar


NALA Liaison                                                              Angela Gonzalez

OSBA Liaison                                                                              (vacant)

Statewide Alliance Liaison                                                     (vacant)

Toledo Bar Association Liaison                                  Laurel Seewer

SECRETARY 

Samantha Denlinger

TRUSTEE AT LARGE 

Loretta Taylor

Lisa Finn graduated from the University of Toledo in 1986 with an Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies and has been working as a Paralegal for the past 31 years. She is currently employed by Spengler Nathanson, P.L.L. in the estate, probate and tax department.


Lisa is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Toledo Bar Association and PANO. Lisa served this past year as co-assistant treasurer.

​Connie Gross, CLA, has been a NALA certified paralegal since 1993. She has worked as a paralegal since 1985 specializing in the areas of probate, estate planning, corporate, real estate and bankruptcy. Since 1990 she has been employed as both office manager and a paralegal at Weber & Sterling, LLC.


Connie has been a member of PANO for 25+ years and has previously served as co-assistant secretary and co-assistant treasurer. 

CO-TREASURER

Jacquie Goss, CP

Laural Seewer completed a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Paralegal Studies at the University of Toledo in 2012. She is employed at Malone, Ault & Farell, a general civil law practice in Sylvania Township, where she focuses on civil litigation and landlord-tenant matters, while also assisting in areas of business law, estate planning, and probate.


Laural has been a member of PANO and the OSBA since 2012. She became an Ohio State Bar Association Certified Paralegal in 2018.

Jacquie Goss, CP, has been a NALA Certified Paralegal since 2004. She started her legal career while in high school in Florida with a small civil firm focusing on probate. She earned her paralegal certificate from the Legal Career Institute in Fort Lauderdale and worked in a criminal defense firm for more than eight years before moving to Ohio.


Jacquie has been with the law firm of Spengler Nathanson P.L.L. for 25 years, starting out as a secretary and then to the role of paralegal. She specializes in the areas of corporate, business, real estate, litigation, probate and estates. 

TRUSTEE AT LARGE 

Amy Williams

1st VICE-PRESIDENT 

Angela Gonzalez