Staff

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Peggy Braun

Legal Assistant

Peggy joined Palumbo & Bertrand in March 2018 as a Legal Assistant and has worked in the field since 2007. When not in the office, Peggy and her husband run their non-profit, Friendship Youth Foundation, which helps to meet the needs of the youth in the community. They also have three incredible children together - two sons and a daughter. 

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Julie Federowicz

Legal Assistant

Julie joined Palumbo & Bertrand in August 2020, having over 9 years of experience with real estate title work.  Born and raised in Tonawanda, NY, she has greatly enjoyed a more rural lifestyle in Allegany County since relocating here for work in 2011.  When not in the office, she enjoys volunteering her time towards community action events in the area, spending time with her family relaxing by bonfires, taking hikes with her boyfriend, Fred, and his son, Will, and playing frisbee with her dog, Zena.

Aaron McCoy

Legal Assistant

Aaron joined Palumbo & Bertrand in February 2017 as a Legal Assistant and has been working on real estate transactions since 2008. Born and raised in Portville, Aaron currently resides there with his wife, Meagan, and their children. When not in the office, Aaron spends as much time outdoors as he can, enjoying the 4 seasons the Appalachian Plateau has to offer. 

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Krysten McCoy

Legal Assistant

Krysten joined Palumbo & Bertrand in September 2016 as the Receptionist for the New York office and as a Legal Assistant. During the summer, Krysten enjoys canoeing down the Allegheny River, as well as  going for walks with her husband, Addison, their daughter,  and their two German Shepherds, Zeus and Cedar.

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LaShonda Hinton

Receptionist/Legal Assistant

Shonda joined Palumbo & Bertrand in September 2020 as Receptionist and Legal Assistant.