Freeda graduated from Worcester State University with a B.A. in English and a minor in Education. Her goal was to teach, however, her path in life directed her to working in the legal profession for the past twenty-five years. Freeda has worked in various areas of law including commercial banking, real estate, worker’s compensation, and estate planning. Freeda speaks fluent Greek, and she belongs to an organization that supports educational opportunities for youth in Vietnam, Africa, and Haiti. In her free time, Freeda enjoys shopping with her daughter, watching her son golf, perusing local Real Estate websites, reading, and relaxing on the beach.
Beth graduated from UMass Amherst with a B.A. in Sociology with a concentration in Criminal Justice. She has worked as a legal assistant in the areas of foreclosure, bankruptcy, personal injury, real estate, and estate planning. She also spent eleven years as an Administrative Assistant for a civil engineering firm. Beth has written several novels, one of which was turned into a Hallmark Channel original movie. She enjoys reading, puzzles, and spending time with her husband, son, and cat, Spruce.
Kristen grew up in Worcester and graduated from Becker College with an Associates of Science/Paralegal Degree. Kristen continued on to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies. It was Kristen’s uncle, an attorney, who started her interest in the legal field. Kristen also has over 10 years of experience in medical billing, in specialties such as Cardiology, Internal Medicine and Orthopedics. When she isn’t working, Kristen enjoys making floral arrangements and crafts, and spending time with her husband and their dog, Tizzy.
Jane Park Farris
Jane grew up in Tennessee and Massachusetts, and has also lived in England, Sweden, and Japan. She graduated from Tufts University with a B.A. in History and a minor in Chinese studies. Jane worked for nearly a decade as a proposal development specialist at the University of Tennessee, before earning a J.D. from the Vanderbilt University School of Law. She then worked as an employment litigator at the Tennessee Valley Authority. In 2004, Jane returned to the Boston area where she volunteered in the Social Security Disability section at Community Legal Services and Counseling Center in Cambridge. She has worked as a legal assistant for the past 13 years, primarily in the areas of estate planning and administration. When not working, Jane enjoys reading mysteries, cooking (especially eating), and is crazy for dogs.