Dottie joined the firm in April 2011 as a Certified Paralegal. She received her Bachelor in Paralegal Studies from Kaplan University in 2011; her National Association of Legal Assistants' Paralegal Certification in 2010; a Paralegal Studies Diploma with honors from Blackstone Career Institute in 2009; and her Associates in Business from DuBois Business College in 1985. In 2008 Dottie and her family relocated to Virginia. She brings 15+ years of work experience to the firm and is presently pursuing her Master in Legal Studies. She resides in Leesburg with her husband and three sons.