Thea A. Paolini is a member of the firm’s Tax Trusts & Estates, Business & Employment, Litigation, and Right to Know practice groups, but she enjoys taking on projects from all corners of the firm. She has a special interest in business, and anything that touches on a company’s operations is in her wheelhouse.
Thea has taken an educational tour of Pennsylvania, starting by graduating magna cum laude from Gettysburg College. After earning a Bachelor of Science in biology with a studio art minor, she started her own floral design business, which she owned and operated for four years in Central Pennsylvania before returning to academia.
She earned her law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, concentrating in criminal law and business law. While there, she was a recipient of the Dean’s Merit-Based Scholarship and worked as a managing editor for the Pittsburgh Tax Review. After graduating cum laude from law school, Thea decided to pursue a Master of Business Administration from the Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business. At Smeal, Thea was the Vice President of Communications for the Women’s MBA Association and a member of the Entrepreneur’s Society. She earned concentrations in Strategic Leadership and Entrepreneurship, and was inducted into the International Business Honors Fraternity, Beta Gamma Sigma.
Thea now resides in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, and is a member of the Dauphin County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations.