Law Group adds two shareholder attorneys

Oldfield Myers Apke & Payne Law Group, Ltd. has announced that Ariana E. Calderaro and Joel A. Slater are joining the firm as shareholders.
Calderaro attended Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Mo., where she graduated summa cum laude in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.
She continued her education at Webster University and graduated with a master’s in legal studies in 2011, then attended the Southern Illinois University School of Law, graduating in 2014 with her juris doctorate degree.
Calderaro concentrates her practice in the areas of family law and civil litigation.
She is the current Effingham County Bar Association president and past treasurer, and she currently serves as a member of the governing board of FAYCO Enterprises Inc.
Slater attended Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, Tenn., graduating summa cum laude in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in English. He then attended Vanderbilt University Law School, graduating in 2013 with his juris doctorate degree and a certificate of law and business.
He has previously served as secretary and treasurer of the Effingham County Bar Association, and is currently serving as treasurer of the Effingham Church of Christ. He currently resides in Altamont with his wife, Leigh Ann.
Slater concentrates his practice in the areas of probate, estate and trust administration, estate planning, and oil and gas law.
With the addition of Calderaro and Slater, Oldfield Myers Apke & Payne Law Group Ltd. now has six shareholder attorneys and two associate attorneys practicing in most areas of the law, including divorce, real estate, litigation, business planning, estate planning, criminal law and probate, from their offices in Effingham and Vandalia.

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