Janet P. Beck is Legal Assistant to Earl M. Barker, Jr. She joined his practice in 2014 and is responsible for administration of all legal matters, such as; management of calendars, case coordination, and communication with clients, counsel, and witnesses. She works in all practice areas of the firm, including real estate, litigation, and estate planning. Janet began her legal career in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and has over 25 years of experience in litigation. She was awarded the Degree of Associate of Arts by West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon, West Virginia in 1983. She holds a Certified Real Estate Paralegal Certificate issued by Seminole State College of Florida in 2019 and has been a Florida Notary Public for over 25 years.
In her spare time, Janet enjoys traveling with her husband and going to the beach.
Shelly Heim is the business manager of Earl M. Barker Jr., P.A.
Shelly first worked with Mr. Barker at a downtown law firm where he was managing attorney and she a part time bookkeeper.
Today Miss Heim handles the daily operations of the firm, including all financial transactions.
Other duties include; development of the annual budget, implementing insurance policies, managing payroll records and filing quarterly taxes.
Shelly was awarded an Associate of Arts Degree from Florida State College of Jacksonville.
She is a graduate of Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, where she studied Theatre.
Away from work, Shelly enjoys investigative podcasts, reading, and spending time with her family.