Our Staffs

Marty Harris

Marty Harris is the estates paralegal for Carpenter, Harris & Flayhart. Marty is responsible for assisting the attorneys in the operations of the firm’s estate administration practice. Under their direction, she provides regular contact with clients and handles the day-to-day process of administering estates to finalize the personal affairs of a deceased family member. Whether an estate is large or small, she is very accessible to clients on a “drop-in” basis and works diligently to serve their needs.

She received her B.A. degree in psychology/sociology from Susquehanna University and began her career first in social service before coming to the law firm in 1984. Marty is married to attorney, Craig Harris. They live in Loyalsock, are the parents of two grown sons and have two grandchildren, Juliet and Mac.

Our Staffs

Kim Shaffer

Kim Shaffer is the real estate paralegal for Carpenter, Harris & Flayhart, having been with the firm since 1980. She prepares the paperwork for all of the real estate closings, both residential and commercial. She works with attorneys Craig Harris and Martin Flayhart in the preparation of title insurance policies issued by Old Republic Title Insurance Company and has attended several seminars on issues regarding title insurance. Kim is also the computer network administrator for the firm and is an active member/Secretary of the Jersey Shore Business and Professional Women’s Club.

Kim grew up in the Jersey Shore area and currently lives in Waterville with her husband, Larry. They are the parents of a grown son, John, and have two grandchildren, Will and Mallory.