Meet the Team


Barb Olive, Lancaster Ohio Office Manager and Bankruptcy Paralegal staff

Barb Olive, Lancaster Ohio Office Manager and Bankruptcy Paralegal

Lancaster Office Manager and Bankruptcy Paralegal

Barb Olive is bankruptcy paralegal to Bankruptcy Attorney David Bhaerman and manages the firm’s Lancaster office. She is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable bankruptcy paralegals in Central and Southeastern Ohio, having begun her career with Calig and Handelman in 1988. Barb began working in the bankruptcy arena for Sam Calig in 1992 until he closed his Lancaster office in 2006, at which time she became bankruptcy paralegal to Trevor Innocenti, who is now a magistrate in the Fairfield County Municipal Court.

Family is foremost for Barb, a lifelong resident of Lancaster. She and her husband Dale own property adjacent to their family: Torry and Carrie, and grandchildren Eli and Piper, on which they intend to build their next home. She also is mother to her beloved Great Dane, Ozzi. Barb enjoys mushroom and ginseng hunting, boating and vacations to Lake Cumberland, helping her mother and her in-laws, and fixes Sunday dinner with her family every week. To schedule a bankruptcy appointment in Lancaster, call Barb at 740-689-1372.

Support Staff

Because ours is a family business, nothing gives me more pride than having been joined in my practice by my sons Dylan and Spencer. Dylan is a law student who graduated from college with a degree in political science and minors in economics and history. As a full-time legal assistant, Dylan’s duties include conducting due diligence research, preparing initial bankruptcy petitions, applications, correspondence, case files, and answering phone calls. Spencer is majoring in finance and mathematics in college and works part-time in the office helping with payroll and monthly accounting.

Other Team Members

Other important members of the team include:

  • Rhonda Uhl, who works for Howard Hanna Realty and is the friendly face at the reception desk in the Pickerington office, and
  • Sherm Stevens, owner of digital marketing agency invision studios llc and manages the practice’s website and marketing.