Beth Pfeiffer is a Certified Paralegal and the Firm Administrator for Ott & Associates Co., LPA. Not only does she manage the administrative operations of the Firm (including the management of the Firm’s operating and information systems; handling of personnel issues; accounts payables and accounts receivables), but also assists with the Firm’s business, corporate and real estate matters.
Beth has been working in the legal field for more than 18 years. Before joining Ott & Associates in 2005, Beth served as a legal secretary for the firm of Corsaro & Associates Co., LPA. Prior to that Beth served as a legal secretary for UAW Legal Services (MI) and a receptionist/office assistant to Beauchamp, Kelly, Whipple, Zick and Keyes, Hulewicz PLLC (MI). As a legal assistant at Corsaro she concentrated on corporate matters, such as the preparation of corporate minutes, share ledgers and journals, tax preparation, preparation of IRS qualified retirement plans (including 401(k), cash balance and cross-tested plans), various patent work, etc. At UAW (a non-profit legal service) she developed experience in various residential real estate transactions, probate matters and the preparation of various pleadings. Beth regularly attends Continuing Legal Education seminars concerning Collections, Employment Law and Real Estate Law.
She is currently an active member of the National Association of Legal Assistants, the Association of Legal Administrators and the Ohio State Bar Association. In the past, Beth has served as the President, Membership Director and CMBA Liaison for the Cleveland Association of Paralegals.
Beth earned her Associate Degree in Applied Arts and Science: Legal Office Administrative Assistant, cum laude, from St. Clair County Community College in 1999. In 2009, Beth became credentialed as a Certified Paralegal (CP) through the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA).