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Heather Tope

“I truly enjoy working alongside our clients and helping them through whatever situation they are dealing with. I appreciate the fact that I work for a firm that sincerely cares for its clients and works hard to achieve a good outcome for each case.” 

Heather Tope obtained her Paralegal degree from Columbus State Community College in 2013. Heather joined the firm in the same year, starting off as a part-time receptionist. She has grown in her role in the past six years through invaluable case experience.  

She works closely with the clients gathering information for their case and making sure they understand the legal process that they will be facing.  

Heather is from Columbus, Ohio. She enjoys spending time with her fiancé and two children, cooking and being outdoors.

Emily Cobb

“It is great to get to work for a firm that cares first and foremost about its clients. Helping someone navigate such a confusing and stressful time in their life is so rewarding, and I am glad that we all genuinely want to make a positive difference in our clients lives each day.” 

Emily grew up in Columbus, Ohio and graduated with her bachelor’s from the Ohio State University in the spring of 2018. She joined Winkler Legal in March of 2019 as a legal assistant and will begin working towards her Post-Baccalaureate Paralegal Studies Certificate at Capital University in autumn 2019. 

She is the first point of contact for the office, assists with the firm’s accounting and billing, and manages the firm’s digital marketing. 

When she’s not at the office, Emily can be found spending time with her family and dog, hiking with her boyfriend, reading one of her many books, or traveling. 

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