Firm Spotlight

Bonnie L. Greenfield, Legal Assistant

  • What 3 traits best define you? Hard-working, caring, and funny.
  • What is the best thing about your job? All of my co-workers. 
  • What words would you use to describe PBM Elder Law? A compassionate law firm that truly cares about their clients.
  • What has been one of your proudest moments working at PBM Elder Law? Funding my first trust.
  • What do you like to do when you’re not at the office? Spending time with my family, anything outdoors, reading, and swimming.
  • How do you define success? Being comfortable in your own skin.
  • What are you passionate about? Animals
  • Who (or what) inspires you? People who are selfless and kind. I love witnessing the innocence of children as they explore the world and new experiences.
  • If you could pick one superpower, what would it be? Time travel
  • If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you want to meet? My deceased family members.

Linda Stravalaci Grear, Esq., Partner

  • What 3 traits best define you? Dedicated. Loyal. Caring (yet slightly neurotic).
  • What is the best thing about your job? Working with a thoughtful team of professionals to help families through difficult times. I am truly honored when we are able to help a client by relieving some of their burden and worry.
  • What words would you use to describe PBM Elder Law? A friendly and compassionate team of professionals who genuinely care about each other and our clients.
  • What do you like to do when you’re not at the office? Spend time with my family, read books, and travel.
  • How do you define success? The ability to have a healthy work/life balance.
  • Who (or what) inspires you? People who are selfless and kind. I love witnessing the innocence of children as they explore the world and new experiences.
  • What is your favorite place in the world? I love visiting Italy for family, food, and culture.
  • If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you want to meet? There are many historical figures that I would love to have a conversation with, but perhaps Abraham Lincoln is the one individual I would love to speak with at the current moment. He was a wonderful orator and statesman who led the United States through great a moral, constitutional, and political crisis.

Adrienne R. Faery, Legal Assistant

  • What 3 traits best define you? Caring, motivated, outgoing.
  • What is the best thing about your job? TEAMWORK!
  • What words would you use to describe PBM Elder Law? A professional, dedicated law firm focusing on giving the best service to their clients.
  • What has been one of your proudest moments working at PBM Elder Law? My one-year anniversary!
  • What do you like to do when you’re not at the office? I like spending time with my kids, kayaking, being outdoors, baking, and crocheting.
  • How do you define success? Finding balance.
  • Who (or what) inspires you? My children inspire me to be a positive role model.
  • What is your favorite place in the world? Glacier National Park, Montana
  • If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you want to meet? I have given this a lot of thought. It’s hard to narrow it down to one, but if I have to … I would like to meet God, but just for dinner – not before my time!

Mackenzie Brown, Medicaid Coordinator

  • What 3 traits best define you? Reliable. Ambitious. Loyal.
  • What is the best thing about your job? Working with my coworkers to put a plan together and watch it be executed.
  • What words would you use to describe PBM Elder Law? Supportive and Willing
  • What has been one of your proudest moments working at PBM Elder Law? Earning enough trust to have the opportunity to continue working with PBM Elder Law 700 miles away.
  • What do you like to do when you’re not at the office? Be with friends and family, relax, visit new restaurants.
  • How do you define success? By being able to look at my life at any point and be completely satisfied with what I have accomplished up to that point.
  • What are you passionate about? Learning – in every aspect of my life
  • If you could pick one superpower, what would it be? To fly, so I could go anywhere I want.
  • If you could visit anywhere in the world you’ve never been, where would you go? Italy

Meet Maureen Bitterman, Front Desk Administrative Assistant

  • What 3 traits best define you? Loyal. Reliable. Hard worker.
  • What is the best thing about your job? Meeting people
  • What words would you use to describe PBM Elder Law? Helpful and life-saving
  • What has been one of your proudest moments working at PBM Elder Law? Seeing pride in my husband’s eyes during one of my work events
  • What do you like to do when you’re not at the office? Gardening and baking
  • How do you define success? Helping someone
  • What inspires you? A good work ethic
  • If you could learn to do anything, what would it be? Floral arranging; I love flowers and gardening
  • If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you want to meet? My deceased family members that I never had the privilege to meet

Meet Charles W. Beinhauer, Esq., Partner

  • What 3 traits best define you? Honest, open-minded, and willing
  • What is the best thing about your job? Seeing the relief on a client’s face when they know that they won’t lose everything they worked for
  • What words would you use to describe PBM Elder Law? Professional, Excellent, Patient, Tolerant, and Loving
  • What has been one of your proudest moments working at PBM Elder Law? Watching the professional growth of new staff members as they adapt to the PBM values
  • What do you like to do when you’re not at the office? Help other men find a path to a relationship with the God of his understanding
  • How do you define success? Living a useful, purposeful life
  • What inspires you? Seeing someone find the courage to ask for help
  • If you could learn to do anything, what would it be? Hear the beat
  • If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you want to meet? Bill Wilson and Bob Smith