Attorneys & Staff:
|Jamie H. Harvey – Attorney-At-Law:
Ms. Harvey was born in Richmond, Indiana and has been a resident of Union County since 1972. She is a graduate of Union County High School. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Indiana University and her Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis. Ms. Harvey's practice focuses in the areas of wills, trusts, estates, Medicaid/Asset protection planning, guardianships, and real property, focusing on the legal needs of older adults and their families. Ms. Harvey is a member of the American Bar Association, Indiana State Bar Association and its Elder Law, Probate, Trust and Real Property sections, is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the Indiana Chapter of NAELA, as well as local bar associations.
|Gary E. Smith – Attorney-At-Law:
Gary E. Smith, Attorney, obtained a Doctorate of Jurisprudence degree from Indiana University, graduating in 1971. During law school, Mr. Smith was awarded a fellowship for work in study relating to legislative reform.
Following graduation, Mr. Smith served as Deputy Attorney General under then Indiana Attorney General, Theodore Sendak and began private practice in Indianapolis. Thereafter, Mr. Smith returned to Connersville to establish a practice with Judge Frank Messer.
Mr. Smith's practice is limited to civil law with concentrations in areas of trusts, estates, real property, commercial and business entities, banking and governmental services. He has served as attorney for numerous civic and governmental entities including the Fayette County Commissioners, Fayette County Council, Fayette County Industrial Development Corporation/Economic Development Group. He serves further as legal counsel for a federally regulated financial institution.
|Brenda Stipp* – Probate Legal Assistant and Office Manager
Brenda Stipp joined our team in September, 2018, and is our Probate Assistant and Office Manager. She has experience with legal office practices through her work as a court reporter for over nine years prior to joining our team.
Ms. Stipp has experience with customer service, as well as, many years of office management. She will assist in the Probate Department, as well as, manage a courteous and professional office for the Smith Harvey Law Office.
|Jessica Dickerson* - Legal Assistant
Jessica Dickerson joined our team in October, 2014. Jessica works part time and assists with reception. She is responsible for file management, and assists our attorneys with business formations, civil litigation, and debt collections.
|Allison Boggs* - Real Estate Legal Assistant
Allison Boggs joined our team in April, 2015. Allison is our real estate legal assistant. She is responsible for title searches, title insurance commitments and policies. Allison also assists our attorneys with deed preparation, land contracts, promissory notes, mortgage preparation, as well as, foreclosure proceedings.
|Corrine Kandris* – Receptionist
Corrine Kandris joined our team as a receptionist in July, 2018. She is responsible for directing inquiries to the correct staff member. Corrine also assists our attorneys in business formations, civil litigation, and debt collections.