Ms. Ash lives in Cuba, NY, along with her husband Brian. She has two grown children and a granddaughter.
Ms. Ash graduated from Olean High School. She attended the Legal Secretary/Paralegal program at Olean Business Institute and graduated at the top of her class in 1992. She immediately went to work for Murrin & DeRose until 1995, when she was hired at the firm of Shane & Franz. In 1996, J. Michael Shane, Esq. left Shane & Franz to open his own law practice and Ms. Ash accompanied him and has remained with him until his retirement in May of 2011.
At Shane & Reisner, LLP, Ms. Ash oversees office managerial duties, as well as secretarial duties. Her expertise extends to real estate, wills, probate and administration of estates, formation of corporations and LLCs, contracts and litigation.
Angela is a dedicated professional and extremely attentive to the needs of clients, and considers many of them her extended family.
Ms. Ash is a Notary Public for the County of Allegany, and is an Ambassador for the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce. She volunteers at the Olean Home Show, Rally in the Valley, Taste of Olean, Olean Clambake and other Chamber-related events, and is a strong supporter of the Olean Community. She is also an annual participant in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life cancer walk.
For many years she organized the annual legal secretarial luncheon which brought together local legal secretaries, legal office support and realtors in an effort to get to know each other to have a more productive working relationship.
She enjoys boating, cooking, camping, reading, bowling and traveling on her time off.