Get to Know Amy Papesh, Attorney at Elk + Elk

get to know amy papesh

Amy Papesh is Elk + Elk’s probate & estate attorney and the head of the firm’s Probate Division. She practices in-house estate planning, estate administration, and guardianships. Originally from Aurora, Ohio, Amy has found a love for the city and resides there with her family today.

Interview with Amy

How long have you practiced at Elk + Elk?

I have been working for Elk + Elk as a probate & estate attorney for almost 17 years.

What do you like best about working at Elk + Elk?

The best part is the family-friendly atmosphere I feel every day I’m at the office.

What motivates you to work hard?

I am motivated to work hard every single day because of my family.

Any advice for aspiring attorneys?

For any aspiring attorneys out there, the best advice I can give would be to learn to love reading and writing since a lot of the job consists of this.

What was your first job?

The first job I ever had was as a lifeguard.

What are your favorite activities outside of work?

I love to travel with my family and watch my kids participate in sports. Yes, I’m the crazy sports mom and I love it!

sports mom amy

What is your favorite restaurant in NE Ohio?

My favorite restaurant is Café Toscano located in Aurora.

What TV series are you watching right now?

I am currently going between 1883 and Inventing Anna.

Do you have any pets?

We have one dog named Bailey!

amy dog

Best concert you’ve been to?

The best concert I’ve been to is the classic James Taylor.

Fun Fact:

I volunteered with an international adoption agency and went to Guatemala to set up an orphanage. It was one of the single greatest experiences of my life!