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Ali Rudick

Legal Assistant


Biography: Ali joined the Boyle & Anderson, P.C. team in October of 2013 as a part time receptionist and now works in the areas of real estate and Medicaid planning.   She is a licensed New York State Notary and lives in Weedsport with her husband and two children. 

Her extracurricular involvement includes: Member of the Weedsport APT, Secretary for the Town of Brutus Recreation Committee and an active parent volunteer at Weedsport Elementary School. 



Angela M. Kneaskern

Certified Paralegal


Education:  2012 graduate of the Bryant & Stratton College Paralegal Program.  Associate of Applied Science degree from Cayuga Community College.

Biography: Angela joined the Boyle and Anderson, P.C. team in May 2017.   She specializes in the areas of Estate Planning and Administration.  She also brings with her several years of real estate experience.  Angela is a licensed New York State Notary Public.

Her extracurricular involvement includes: Being Chairman of the Union Springs Zoning Board of Appeals.  She is a member of the Union Springs Historical Society.  Angela enjoys camping, fishing and spending time with her family.


Brenda J. DeChick



Education: A.S. in Business from Cayuga Community College in 1994

Biography: Brenda joined Boyle & Anderson, P.C. in July of 2012.  She has 20+ years of business background. She is also a proud mother to two wonderful children.

Her extracurricular involvement includes: Active member of Owasco Reformed Church



Christine A. Patti

Certified Legal Assistant (CLA)


Education: Certificate from National Association of Legal Assistants as a Certified Legal Assistant

Biography: Christine joined Boyle & Anderson, P.C. in February of 1984. She works for all of the attorneys here at the firm within the fields of Estates, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Litigation.


Dawn M. Hansen

Legal Assistant


Education: Licensed Practical Nurse from Boces (1994)

Biography: Dawn joined the Boyle & Anderson, P.C. team in April of 2004. She works within the fields of adoption, immigration, evictions and vehicle & traffic. She has been a Licensed Notary Public for New York State since 2004 and is a mother of two.

Her extracurricular involvement includes: Cookies for Cancer volunteer


Fran L. Herrick

Legal Assistant


Education: A.A.S. in Secretarial Science from Fulton-Montgomery Community College

Biography: Fran has been a member of the Boyle & Anderson, P.C. team since October 2008. She works will all firm attorneys within the areas of Estates, Real Estate, Wills, POA's, Health Care Proxy's, and Living Wills.  She has been a licensed New York State Notary for over 25 years.

Her extracurricular involvement includes: Various church activities, serves on the Board of Deaconesses, and Treasurer for Susquehanna Ladies Retreat.

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Kathleen A. Stefanak

Legal Assistant


Biography: Kathy has been a member of the Boyle & Anderson, P.C. team for over 30 years! She joined the firm in July of 1978.  She handles Residential Real Estate and Title Insurance for all attorneys in the firm. She is a New York State Licensed Notary Public.  Kathy graduated with a Certificate Degree from Central City Business Institute in 1978.

Her extracurricular involvement includes: Secretary to the Board of Auburn Community Baseball, Merry-Go-Round Playhouse & Theatre Usher and Cookies for Kids Cancer Volunteer.



Katie McCarthy



Education: A.S. in Telecommunications from Cayuga Community College and a B.A. in Journalism  from the College at Brockport.

Biography: Katie joined the Boyle & Anderson team in April 2016!  She is responsible for greeting clients, handling front office reception and various administrative duties.  Katie resides in Elbridge with her husband and son. 


Marsha J. Durbin

Legal Assistant


Education: A.S. in Secretarial Science from Tompkins County Community College

Biography: Marsha has been a part of the Boyle & Anderson, P.C. team since May of 1985. She works primarily for attorney Robert E. Barry within the areas of Commercial and Residential Real Estate, Foreclosures and Company Formations.

Her extracurricular activities include: ABC Certified Dog Trainer, volunteer County 4-H dog instructor and volunteer dog socializer at Tompkins County SPCA


Sheila M. O'Connor

Legal Assistant


Education: B.A. in Communications with a Minor in Political Science from Marist College

Biography: Sheila has been a member of the Boyle & Anderson, P.C. team since November 2010, working her way from receptionist to legal assistant.  She now handles work for all the firm's attorneys within the areas of Estate Planning & Administration.  She is a licensed New York State Notary Public.