Schedule FREE Telephone Consultation!

Loss Mitigation & Bankruptcy Staff

Foster Law Offices is more than just a law firm. We are a team of people who genuinely care about you and your financial struggle.Our bankruptcy staff wants to see you get the fresh start you deserve and we will work hard for you throughout the entire bankruptcy process. Every day our staff comes to work with one goal in mind – to see our clients leave our firm in a better financial position then when they first found us. This is our mission.

We invite you to meet the members of our Foster Law Offices bankruptcy team:

Kathryn Schwartz

Director of Marketing & Operations, Foster Law Offices, LLC

Kathryn is the Director of Marketing & Operations at Foster Law Offices. In 2016, she also assumed the role of Loss Mitigation manager. A self-described multi-tasker who is passionate about identifying clear and consistent processes, and promoting the benefits of bankruptcy through education and effective communication, Kathryn has worked with the Foster Law team since the first day of operations.

A graduate of Liberty University, Kathryn graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Business Administration. She brings over a decade of experience in small business operations and marketing management to our firm. Certified in Content Marketing, Digital Analytics and a Microsoft Office, Kathryn oversees all marketing efforts of the firm while successfully navigating current clients through the bankruptcy process and promoting the benefits of bankruptcy, to potential clients, through a variety of marketing mediums.

Kathryn resides in Ohio with her husband and three boys. In her free time she enjoys shopping, crafting with her Cricut, watching her boys wrestle, play baseball and soccer.

Clarissa Bayhurt

Head Paralegal, Foster Law Offices, LLC

Clarissa is the Head Paralegal at Foster Law Offices. She has successfully prepared and filed hundreds of Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy petitions. With over four years of experience as a bankruptcy paralegal, Clarissa is passionate about assisting clients’ with their goal of achieving a fresh financial start.

When you file bankruptcy with Foster Law Offices, there is a fifty percent chance that Clarissa will be overseeing the preparation of your case and working with you to ensure that your case runs smoothly to completion.

A graduate of Westminster College, Clarissa majored in Broadcast Communications with a minor in Public Relations.

Like Attorney Foster & the majority of our bankruptcy team, Clarissa is an avid Steelers and Penguins Fan. (….Don’t worry – if you are a Browns fan, that is ok too – Attorney Cook, also cheers for Cleveland.)

In her free time, Clarissa enjoys reading, shopping and spending time with her fur baby, a Siberian Husky named Keno.

Kaitlyn Vale

Paralegal, Foster Law Offices, LLC

Kaitlyn is a paralegal at Foster Law Offices. She joined the team at Foster Law back in May of 2017 as an intern. Furthermore, she is a junior at Clarion University and is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies. Moreover, she does double duty, attending classes throughout the week and putting in hours at the law office as often as she can.

Kaitlyn works hard to assist clients in finding the answers to any questions and concerns that they have regarding their cases. She strives to assist clients in every way possible.

In her free time, Kaitlyn loves relaxing with a good book, listening to her favorite music, or going out with her friends. In the summer, she loves to go camping with her family. She also loves to travel and explore new places. 

Benefits of Bankruptcy

We can STOP a pending lawsuit.

We can STOP the harassing phone calls.

We can STOP a wage garnishment.

FREE Consultation with a licensed bankruptcy attorney.

We can STOP a pending repossession.

We can help you get the NEW START you DESERVE.

Contact Us


1210 Park Avenue, Meadville, PA 16335