My name is Fiorella Vance. I was welcomed to Surprenant & Beneski, P.C. as their receptionist in June of 2013. I am usually the first person that you speak to when calling the firm.
Although originally a native of Toronto, Canada, I am a permanent resident of the United States and have lived in Chicago, Illinois and Southern New Jersey before recently relocating to Southeastern Massachusetts. For the majority of my career, I was a legal secretary/assistant for Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt and was an executive secretary to Senior Legal Counsel until relocating to Chicago in 2001. I am very happy being back in the legal environment and will be the first person you will speak with when calling our offices. I look forward to helping and assisting you.
My husband Blair, an executive with a local company, and I, along with our three daughters, Cassandra, Courtney and Jessica, have already settled in to our new home and have enjoyed getting to know our new friends and neighbors. I look forward to enjoying and exploring our new surroundings as well as taking some time to enjoy reading, relaxation and spending time with my family and friends.
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