RG Staff Members

Debra Hatfield

Paralegal

Deb is a paralegal at Rankin & Gregory and her focus is on the pre-litigation stage of cases. Her responsibilities are diverse and include communicating with clients, gathering the necessary documentation to make a successful personal injury claim, and medical record analysis. She possesses a genuine compassion and understanding for individuals and finds personal satisfaction in helping them through the difficulties they face after an accident. Clients benefit from her knowledge, experience, and personal commitment to each case.

Deb began her began her paralegal career in 1993 after attending Millersville University and Harrisburg Community College where she obtained a degree in Paralegal Studies. For more than twenty years, she has served the legal community and developed an extensive background in personal injury and Workers’ Compensation law.

Karin Marsh, Pa.C.P.
Paralegal

Karin graduated from Pace Business Institute in 1997 with an Associate’s Degree Business, specializing in Paralegal studies. Over the next two decades, she has specialized in the fields of personal injury and Workers’ Compensation and has a full working knowledge of the legal process. Karin shows tireless dedication to providing the utmost competence and personal attention to every client.

She has worked with hundreds of clients and assisted in the recovery of millions of dollars in lost wages, damages, and medical benefits.

“I take great pride in my work and pleasure in being able to help clients relax, knowing we are handling things so they can focus on getting better.” – Karin Marsh

Stacey Georgelis Gregory

Attorney

Attorney Stacey Georgelis has 15 years of experience defending large companies and insurance companies. She brings her vast knowledge of how the other side works to help people who have been injured and need of long-term disability coverage and/or Social Security Disability assistance. RG Injury Law calls on Stacey’s expertise any time a case requires her unique insider’s insights about how a large company or insurance firm might attempt to deny the compensation our clients deserve.

Stacey is from Lancaster County. In fact, her father, Judge Michael Georgelis (ret.), was the President Judge of Lancaster County for many years. Stacey is married to Bill Gregory. Together, they share a love of helping injured people reclaim their lives and raising their three children in the Lancaster community.

Rick Palazzo

Legal Consultant

Rick graduated from Muhlenburg College, Magna Cum Laude, in 1978, and from Seton Hall Law School in 1981. He worked as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Edward J. McDonough and Steven Bercik in Union County, N.J. from 1981 to 1982, and worked in a civil trial insurance defense practice. In 1986, Rick opened his own private law practice in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, limited to representing injured individuals in personal injury and Workers’ Compensation cases. Before retiring in 2015, Rick had championed the cause of injured victims for more than 29 years in all areas of personal injury law.

Although retired from the active practice of law, Rick serves as an esteemed business consultant for Rankin & Gregory. Rick contributes his vast experience and expertise from his years of having a successful personal injury and Workers’ Compensation practice in Lancaster County. He is a member of the Pennsylvania and Lancaster Bar Associations and the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

“Don’t call it a dream, call it a plan.” – Lori Hall

Lori Hall

Legal Secretary

Lori is a Legal Assistant at Rankin & Gregory with 25+ years of experience in the Lancaster County area. She manages many responsibilities within our practice and works closely with our attorneys, paralegals, and the clients as cases traverse the legal system. Her years of experience are an asset to our clients, as is her commitment and attention to the detail that each case requires. In her many years in the field of law, Lori has only worked for the injured party, as opposed to an insurance company or corporation. Because of her unique background, our clients can rest assured that she feels compassion for their situation and is committed to a successful outcome of their case.

Lori’s favorite time of the year is the summer when she can most often be found outdoors tending to her many flower beds or, with camera in hand, taking in the beautiful scenery that Pennsylvania provides with its many mountains, rivers, and parks.

Claire Kendig

Paralegal

Claire is a paralegal for Rankin & Gregory and her focus is on the litigation stage of cases. She is dedicated to working directly with our clients to ensure that they receive the individualized personal care and attention they deserve.

Claire graduated from Harrisburg Area Community College in 2010 with an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies. Since then, she has worked in the Lancaster County legal community, specializing in the fields of personal injury and Workers’ Compensation.

CathyAnn Litwin

Paralegal

CathyAnn recently joined the law firm of Rankin and Gregory as a paralegal with a responsibility to establish and maintain the medical records for all cases both in pre- and post-litigation stage. CathyAnn is an integral part of our Workers’ Compensation team as she requests and summarizes all case records. She started her paralegal career in 1995 with a Philadelphia law firm. For the past 16 years, she has worked in Lancaster County primarily in family law. Her experience affords her the ability to help clients work toward a solution during a difficult time in their lives.

CathyAnn holds a Pennsylvania Paralegal Certificate and is a long-time member of the Lancaster Area Paralegal Association. She and her husband Mark enjoy their vintage sports cars and raising and showing their champion English Cocker Spaniels.

Sue Rankin

Administrative Office Support Staff

At RG Injury Law – Rankin & Gregory, Sue is responsible for organizing and filing the mountain of paperwork a successful law practice generates.

Sue is a lifelong resident of Lancaster County and worked various jobs while raising her family.  She retired from Lancaster Regional Medical Center after serving many years as a lab registrar. Sue’s fine attention to detail and diverse experience throughout her career makes her an extremely valuable team member.

Some of her best times are spent with her husband Rich, sons, Chad and Bill, and their families, including four fantastic grandchildren.  Sue also loves traveling, reading, and winter weather.