Our Staff
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Our Staff

All Gazak Brown Support Members are certified or hold degrees in Paralegal studies.


Sharon Stauble-Smith
Litigation Office Manager and founding paralegal.

Sharon is the firm’s founding Paralegal and serves Gazak Brown, P.S.C. as Litigation Office Manager and Billing Administrator. She has over 25 years of experience in malpractice litigation with an A.A. in Paralegal Studies and a B.A. in History from the University of Louisville.  Mrs. Stauble-Smith began with Darby & Gazak, P.S.C. near its inception, over 25 years ago.  She has functioned in every element of paralegal and office support during that time.  Sharon’s commitment to Gazak Brown over these years has been a core element of its success.  She is an asset in every measurable way to the law firm, its members, and its clients.


Shannon Jacobs-Valdes, CP serves as Paralegal to partners Daniel G. Brown, James E. Smith and Robert J. Shilts. She has over 22 years of experience in the legal field. She holds a BS in Paralegal Studies from Everest University, Florida and is a Nationally Certified Paralegal.


Jennifer M. Gerber serves as a Paralegal, providing assistance to the entire firm of Gazak Brown, P.S.C. She has over 8 years of experience in the legal field. She holds a BA in Paralegal Studies from Sullivan University.


Andrea M. Gazak 
Financial Office Manager and senior paralegal.

Andrea graduated from Sullivan University in 2006 with a Bachelor’s in Paralegal studies.  She supported litigation thereafter, originally at Darby & Gazak, P.S.C., and subsequently at Gazak Brown, P.S.C., sixteen years in total.  She is the senior paralegal in the law firm and primary support to all legal defenses, primarily for David Gazak.  Andrea oversees all firm financial operations.

Find Out How We Can Help

If you are facing a malpractice claim, speak to a member of Gazak Brown, P.S.C., today.
We can help you determine the right approach to take in your case.