Our exceptional staff at Kelsch, Kelsch, Ruff and Kranda has decades of experience in serving our clients. We appreciate their skilled and dedicated work, and we know that when you reach out to our office, you will receive the best assistance in a timely manner, from our friendly staff. Each staff member will competently direct you to the correct attorney to suit your needs and offer you the support necessary to make your time with us a quality experience.

Kay Duchsherer, Legal Assistant

41 years of service
44 years of experience


  • Kay is involved with Estate Planning, Probate, Litigation, Real Estate and Mineral Rights
  • Kay is the Legal Assistant for Arlen M. Ruff  & Thomas D. Kelsch

Lori Hanson, Legal/Lobbying Assistant

23 years of Service
32 years of experience

  • Lori is involved with Family Law and Domestic Cases; Collections, Estate Planning, and Lobbying Clients
  • Lori is the Legal Assistant for Daniel J Nagle and Todd D. Kranda
  • Lori is also the Lobbying Assistant for Todd D. Kranda, Thomas D. Kelsch & Alexander S. Kelsch

Trisha Kinnischtzke, Legal Assistant

4 Years of Service
13 years of experience

  • Trisha is involved with Family Law, Domestic, Bankruptcy Filings, Indigent Defense files, and a mixture of other
  • Trisha is the Legal Assistant for Garrett D. Ludwig  & Alexander S. Kelsch

Nicole Morel, Legal Assistant

1 Year of service

  • Nicole is new to the Legal Field, however, has background in Medical Field
  • Nicole assists  Alexander S. Kelsch with Bankruptcy & Indigent Defense
  • Nicole assists Thomas D. Kelsch & Daniel J. Nagle with Personal Injury

Lana Reiner, Receptionist

23 Years of Service

  • Lana greets clients as they enter our office, she answers the phone, documents the mail, runs most office errands, opens files, closes files, files, plus much, much more!

Irene Merck, Office Manager/Bookkeeper

22 Years of Service
40 years of experience

  • Irene generates the monthly billing, all accounts receivable and payable duties, along with payroll and preparation of financial statements
  • All advertising, sales, phone system, computer system, and many other internal office concerns
  • Also assists the tenants of the building with their needs and concerns