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Douglas M. Wolfberg

Attorney at Law

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Douglas M. Wolfberg, Attorney at Law

Douglas Wolfberg
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC
Office (717) 691-0100 Fax (717) 691-1226
5010 E. Trindle Road, Suite 202
Mechanicsburg PA17050

Doug Wolfberg is a founding partner of Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, and one of the best known EMS attorneys and consultants in the United States. Widely regarded as the nation’s leading EMS law firm, PWW represents private, public and non-profit EMS organizations, as well as billing companies, software manufacturers and others that serve the nation’s ambulance industry. Doug answered his first ambulance call in 1978 and has been involved in EMS ever since. Doug became an EMT at age 16, and worked as an EMS provider in numerous volunteer and paid systems over the decades.

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Stephen R. Wirth

Attorney at Law

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Stephen R. Wirth, Attorney at Law

Stephen Wirth
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC
Office 717-620-2681 Mobile 717-319-0989 Fax 717-691-1226
5010 E Trindle Rd., Ste. 202
Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania17050

Steve Wirth is a founding partner of Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC, and is one of the best known EMS attorneys and consultants in the United States. Widely regarded as the nation’s leading EMS law firm, PWW represents private, public and non-profit EMS organizations, as well as billing companies, software manufacturers and others that serve the nation’s ambulance industry.

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Christie M. Mellott

Senior Attorney

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Christie M. Mellott, Senior Attorney

Christie Mellott Esq.
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC
Office (717) 691-0100 Fax (717) 691-1226
5010 E. Trindle Road, Suite 202
Mechanicsburg PA17050

Christie Mellott is a Senior Attorney with Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC. She joined PWW shortly after the firm began in 2000. Christie represents non-profit and for-profit ambulance services, fire companies, municipal organizations, ambulance service billing companies, and other EMS and public safety agencies in a wide range of legal issues.

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Daniel J. Pedersen

Attorney at Law

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Daniel J. Pedersen, Attorney at Law

Daniel Pedersen Esquire
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC
Office 717-620-2683 Fax 717-691-1226
5010 E Trindle Rd., Ste. 202
Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania17050

Daniel Pedersen is a Senior Associate Attorney with the nationally recognized law firm of Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC. The firm represents ambulance services, municipalities, fire departments, hospitals, and other organizations in a wide range of medical transportation issues.  

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Ryan S. Stark

Attorney at Law

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Ryan S. Stark, Attorney at Law

Ryan Stark
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC
Office 717-691-0100 Fax 717-691-1226
5010 East Trindle Road, Suite 202
Mechanicsburg PA17050

Ryan Stark is an associate attorney with Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC. He has been with the firm since 2007 and concentrates his legal practice in HIPAA, labor, Medicare reimbursement, contracting and related areas of the law that affect the emergency medical services industry.     
 

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Kenneth E. Brody

Attorney at Law

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Kenneth E. Brody, Attorney at Law

Mr. Kenneth Brody
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC
Office 717-620-2691 Fax 717-691-1226
5010 E. Trindle Rd.
Mechanicsburg PA17050

Ken Brody is Of Counsel to Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC. Ken works with the firm’s clients on matters of regulatory compliance, licensure and certification issues, administrative law issues, contracts and a variety of other issues. Ken joined the firm in 2011 after 34 years as a government attorney, having worked for over 20 years as counsel with the Pennsylvania Department of Health, where he was the chief attorney responsible for providing legal advice to the state Bureau of EMS.

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Amanda Ward

Attorney at Law

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Amanda Ward, Attorney at Law

Amanda Ward
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC
Office (717) 691-0100 Fax 717-691-1226
5010 E. Trindle Road, Suite 202
Mechanicsburg PA17050

Amanda Ward is an associate attorney at Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC. She focuses on Reimbursement and Compliance issues and is a speaker at PWW’s signature abc3 conference series as well as other seminars and webinars. Amanda’s work for PWW includes representing private, public and nonprofit EMS agencies, billing companies and others that serve the nation’s ambulance industry. Amanda also helps to develop many of the firm’s articles, books, presentations and other programs that are widely used by EMS providers throughout the United States. 
 

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Steven M. Johnson

Director of Reimbursement Consulting

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Steven M. Johnson, Director of Reimbursement Consulting

Steven Johnson
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC
Office 717-620-2689 Fax 717-691-1226
5010 E Trindle Rd., Ste. 202
Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania17050

Steve began his career in the EMS industry in 1985, gaining valuable experience while serving as an EMT and later as Director of a municipal ambulance service in Minnesota. As an ambulance service manager, Steve established his expertise in areas of operations, billing and administration.  

Steve also has significant EMS educational experience. He established and served as Training Coordinator and Lead Instructor for a State Certified EMS Training Institution for EMTs and First Responders.  

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Lisa W. Bernhard

Director of Administration

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Lisa W. Bernhard, Director of Administration

Lisa Bernhard CPA
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC
Office (717) 691-0100 Fax (717) 691-1226
5010 East Trindle Road, Suite 202
Mechanicsburg PA17050

Lisa is the Director of Administration for Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC.  A Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Lisa has been involved in accounting and tax matters for over 30 years. She began her career as an auditor with KMG-Main Hurdman (now KPMG LLP) in 1982.

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Franklin Arthur Banfer III

Attorney at Law

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Franklin Arthur Banfer III, Attorney at Law

Mr. Franklin Banfer III
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth
Office 717-691-0100
5010 East Trindle Road Suite 202
Mechanicsburg PA17050

Franklin Banfer is an associate attorney with Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC. 

Franklin is a graduate of the Charlotte School of Law.  While attending law school, Franklin served as a school ambassador and functioned as a mentor to other students. He was awarded with the Ambassador MVP Award for his service to the student body.  He was also the President of the Health Law Society and participated in numerous pro bono events, such as Wills for Heroes and drafting documents for terminally ill patients.

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James O. Page - August 7, 1936 - September 4, 2004

Attorney at Law

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James O. Page - August 7, 1936 - September 4, 2004, Attorney at Law

James O. Page - August 7, 1936 - September 4, 2004
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth

Jim Page is considered one of the founding fathers of modern day emergency medical services.  He devoted his entire life to serving others and was truly the “conscience” of EMS nationwide – never hesitating to call out mediocrity when he saw it, setting an example of service for all of us to follow.  Jim’s legacy of excellence in patient care and public service carries on after his death, through the hundreds of books, articles, magazines, and videos that he produced and, most importantly, through the literally thousands of lives that he touched and mentored into the EMS leaders of today. 

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