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Our Elder Law & Estate Planning Staff

Briana Banner

Office Manager

Briana is the Office Manager at Heritage Elder Law & Estate Planning, LLC. Prior to joining Heritage, she was a Treasury Management Product Manager for First Niagara Bank. She received her Master of Business Administration from University of North Florida. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from Penn State University where she majored in Business Liberal Arts & Science.

Briana is married to Attorney Jeffrey Banner and has 3 children. They live in Grove City, Pennsylvania. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, skiing, and traveling with her family.


Beth Anne Fisher

Legal Assistant

Beth Anne is the Legal Assistant for the Probate department at Heritage Elder Law & Estate Planning. She also assists the Medicaid department, helping clients obtain Medicaid eligibility. Beth Anne brings with her more than 15 years of experience assisting families and making sure they are well taken care of in a professional and timely manner. She is a graduate of Slippery Rock State College, having received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Marketing.

Out of the office, Beth Anne enjoys spending time with her daughters, grandson, family and friends. She also enjoys reading, working in her yard and spending time with her dog, Winston.


Cheryl Gilliland

Benefits Coordinator

Cheryl joined the Heritage team in May of 2022 as a Benefits Coordinator. She enjoys working closely with our clients and helping them through the Medicaid application process. Cheryl brings with her six years of experience of being a Business Office Manager. She earned her Associates Degree in Business Management from Butler County Community College. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading and watching movies. Cheryl’s happy place is with her toes in the sand at the beach with her family.



Kara Livermore

Client Services Coordinator

Kara is a Client Services Coordinator at Heritage Elder Law & Estate Planning. With over twelve years of legal secretary experience, she uses her strong work ethic and caring nature to ensure clients are taken care of. Kara earned her Associates Degree in Business Management from Butler County Community College.

Out of the office, Kara enjoys watching her three children play soccer, and spending time with her husband, family, and friends. She loves being outside and walking her dog, Sammy.



Janis Powell

Client Services Coordinator

Janis is a Client Service Coordinator for Heritage Elder Law & Estate Planning. She is one of the voices you hear when you call our office. She is committed to being efficient, reliable and making your experience with Heritage pleasant.

Janis is a graduate of Slippery Rock University and Geneva College receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resource Management. Janis’ background includes being the Director of an international non-profit children’s home, a special events coordinator and an executive assistant to senior-level executives.

Out of the office, Janis enjoys spending time with her children, family and friends, traveling with her husband, reading, watching movies and loving her 13 grandchildren.


Kayla Price

Marketing Coordinator

Kayla joined the Marketing Team at Heritage Elder Law & Estate Planning in early 2019 and serves as a Marketing Coordinator. Much of her time is spent out in the community sharing who Heritage Elder Law & Estate Planning is, building relationships, and scheduling workshops and events where our attorneys educate seniors on how to prepare for their future.

She hails from Dayton, OH and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from Anderson University in 2009. Kayla lives in Armstrong County and, when not at work, loves spending time with her husband, two children and dog. She is also active with Living Water Church and enjoys being with family and friends, reading and exercising.


Laura Stump

Client Services Coordinator

Laura Stump joined the Heritage team in November of 2021 as a Client Services Coordinator and a Marketing Coordinator. Laura can usually be found working in the Franklin office, but is also the outreach manager for the Erie and Greenville area for business relations. Laura is a Venango County native, growing up in the Emlenton area and now an active member of the Franklin community. She has a Bachelors of Art degree in Business Administration from Thiel College and a Certification in Culinary Management from the Art Institutes of Pittsburgh. Outside of work, Laura is an avid video gamer and enjoys spending time with her family, especially her nephew.

Estate Planning & Probate

Whether you’re looking to secure your family’s future, protect a loved one’s assets or provide a loved one with the financial assistance he or she needs to afford long-term care, we are committed to serving your needs. We consistently offer creative and effective solutions to your most complex and sensitive estate planning needs and help your wishes come to fruition through our probate service.

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Elder Law, Medicaid Planning & Asset Protection

Everybody’s life is full of both expected and unexpected challenges. With our experience with elder law issues, we can help you enjoy the later years and retain full control over decisions that directly impact you. The attorneys at Heritage Elder Law & Estate Planning view every challenge as an opportunity. We can help you or your loved one today.

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