James Sherwood

James joined Getman Sweeney as a litigation paralegal in 2013, and works closely with attorneys to ensure effective case prosecution. Prior to working with the firm, he taught English Composition and literature as an adjunct professor at SUNY New Paltz, Marist College, and Dutchess Community College, teaching research skills, rhetoric, and poetics to university undergraduates.…

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Andrea Russo

Dr. Andrea Russo joined Getman Sweeney as a paralegal in 2014. Prior to joining the firm, Andrea worked as a Veterinarian practicing cat and dog medicine for over 20 years and has offered online clinical consultations with pet owners. She also worked as a project manager for the science textbook publisher, Nature; coordinating deadlines and…

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Carolyn Mow

Ms. Mow co-coordinates the firm’s services for immigrant communities in the Hudson Valley of New York. She has worked with the American Friends Service Committee, Austin, TX coordinating Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera/Austin So Close to the Border Delegation Program to communities on the Texas/Mexico border, where she designed and led workshops on Globalization…

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Anibal Garcia

Mr. Garcia has been a paralegal and translator with the firm since 1999, facilitating client communication, factual development, intake and offers a wide variety of other professional assistance to the firm. Mr. Garcia has an extensive background in factual development and investigation as an Officer with the New York City Police Department’s Organized Crime Control…

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Julia Friday

Julia Friday joined Getman & Sweeney as a litigation paralegal in 2015. Prior to working with the firm, she taught at several academic institutions, including SUNY New Paltz and Ohio University. Raised in Czechoslovakia under the Communist regime, Julia has written on the ways state institutional systems have been used to repress dissident voices. During…

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Misty Emerick

Misty-Profile

As a litigation paralegal, Misty works closely with attorneys to ensure effective case prosecution. She has prior experience working on environmental conservation projects and sustainability initiatives in New Hampshire and Arizona. In New Hampshire, Misty was part of a team dedicated to protecting and restoring wetlands through conservation easements. In Arizona, she utilized Geographic Information…

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Monica Ayres

Monica-Profile

Monica Ayres is a litigation paralegal, working closely with attorneys to ensure effective case prosecution. Ms. Ayres joined the firm as a paralegal in 2012. Before joining the firm, she was the lead biographer at Total Trial Solutions (TTS), a company that offers biographies of personal injury victims, settlement videos, and other demonstratives. At TTS,…

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