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Our Experienced Staff

An integral part of our law firm, our well-educated, compassionate staff provide our clients with the personal attention and helpful assistance to overcome their difficulties.

Office Manager

Kim Tripp


Kim worked with Linda Haspel and has worked with Gwen McLeod for over 33 years. As the Office Manager, she is in charge of the daily operations of Haspel & McLeod, P.C.  Kim maintains the client billing and is happy to have you contact her to discuss any billing concerns or questions.

Legal Assistants

Carolyn Carson


  • B.A, Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park

Carolyn has been with Haspel & McLeod, P.C. since March 2002. As Gwen’s long-time legal assistant, she is commonly referred to as “Gwen’s right-hand woman.” Carolyn’s professional, friendly and compassionate attitude reflects the firm’s philosophy of helping clients through difficult life experiences. Please contact Carolyn to schedule an appointment with Gwen.

Cosma Spassiani


  • The Catholic University of America, B.A., History, minors in Political Science and Religion
  • Certificate, Paralegal Studies, Westchester Community College

Cosma has been with Haspel & McLeod, P.C. since March 2007 and is the legal assistant for Karen Yeager and Thomas M. Weschler, Jr. Cosma is polite, courteous and efficient and always available to assist clients with any issues they may experience. Do not hesitate to contact him if you have a problem. To schedule an appointment with Karen Yeager or Tom Weschler, please reach out to Cosma directly.

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  • "I just wanted to thank you for all the hard work you’ve put into my case, I want you to know that I appreciate everything you’ve done for me and the girls. You’ve been a great lawyer"

  • "I would highly recommend Gwen. She is an excellent lawyer in terms of her knowledge, as well as her compassion. She fought for everything I wanted and won!! I’m very glad that she was my lawyer and not my ex-husband’s!"

  • "If you’re looking for a firm to stand by you, support you and fight for you and your family look no further than Haspel & McLeod."

  • "Gwen McLeod cuts through the mass and mess of information in a divorce, to get to the essence of what is relevant, and to represent her clients’ best interests. She is extremely direct in her delivery, highly organized, and has an excellent and well-coordinated support team. She has excellent relations within the Frederick legal arena, maintaining a high level of professionalism, and has an excellent understanding of family law. "

Office Locations
  • Frederick Office
    141 West Patrick Street
    First Floor
    Frederick, Maryland 21701
    Phone: 301-631-0592
    Fax: 301-631-0595
  • Rockville Office
    51 Monroe Street
    Suite 507
    Rockville, Maryland 20850
    Phone: 301-424-8841
    Fax: 301-424-0569
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