B.S. Legal Studies 3.9 GPA Summa Cum Laude; Dean’s List
Lambda Epsilon Chi Honor Society

The National Society of Leadership and Success


Girolama (“Giro” for short) is Mr. Lanin’s paralegal and legal assistant. She assists the firm with commercial litigation, foreclosure and loan modification, bankruptcy, business and real estate law, and collection/creditor’s rights matters. She is a graduate of Berkeley College in Manhattan where she majored in Legal Studies. 

Giro worked while she attended college full time and learned how to handle multiple responsibilities. She was previously employed as a clerk at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York, Brooklyn Division. She also worked for as a paralegal for law firm and as a supervisor for a car and limo service. Her prior work experience has helped her develop excellent customer service, schedule management, and office administration skills. 

On a personal note, Giro holds a red belt in taekwon-do and was a former model for Joico Hair Products.

Giro is a team member who is highly organized. She has the professional skills needed to multi-task projects and meet the demands of a busy, successful law office.  She has the professional skills that are an integral part of a busy, successful law office. She is trained in several programs, including MS Word, Wordperfect, MS Outlook, Amicus (Abacus) Cloud File Management, Adobe Acrobat, Bankruptcy Pro, Westlaw, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint. She assists Attorney Lanin with the preparation of court documents, including summons and complaints, answers, subpoenas, affidavits, legal briefs (memoranda of law), and exhibits, and with online searches and e-filing on the New York State Case Electronic Filing System, the Federal Electronic Case Filing system, PACER, and ACRIS.

Giro is also bilingual (English and Spanish). Her duties include managing the firm’s litigation calendar, drafting and filing legal documents and managing our office. She is our client liason, communicating with clients in person, by phone and by email. Our clients find her positive demeanor and helpful attitude reassuring. If you are unable to reach Mr. Lanin and would like immediate assistance, please contact Giro at (212) 764-7250 ext. 203 or by email to