Jason R. Dibble, Esq.

Jason Dibble

Jason R. Dibble graduated summa cum laude from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. He graduated from the Duquesne University School of Law in 2004, where he was a member of the Moot Court team and named to the Order of Barristers for outstanding trial advocacy. He also volunteered at Neighborhood Legal Services and Pro Se Motions in Pittsburgh, providing free legal services. Attorney Dibble became a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association in 2004.

Attorney Dibble previously practiced at the firm of Tremba, Jelley and Whelton in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. His practice areas included family law, motor vehicle litigation, commercial banking, contract disputes, and criminal law. He also worked at the civil litigation firm of Evans, Portnoy, Quinn and O'Connor in Pittsburgh.

A Greenville native, Attorney Dibble returned to work in his hometown at the Wallace Law Firm, now known as Wallace & Dibble, LLC.

His practice areas include general civil litigation, estate planning and administration, corporate law, real estate, and criminal law.

 

Alissa E. Kretser, Esq.

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Alissa E. Kretser graduated magna cum laude from The University of Toledo in 2004 with degrees in both English and Anthropology. Alissa received her Master of Studies in Environmental Law from Vermont Law School in 2007 and her Juris Doctor in 2008. Attorney Kretser was admitted to the Washington State Bar in 2009.

Attorney Kretser has a wide range of job and internship experiences, including a low-income legal clinic in South Royalton, Vermont; the Vermont Public Interest Research Group; the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic at Vermont Law School; the United States Environmental Protection Agency in San Francisco; and a private law office in Seattle, Washington. Alissa worked as an archaeologist and cultural resources specialist for the United States Navy for several years. This included archaeological fieldwork and legal interpretation of federal environmental law. She then worked for a private consulting company doing similar work in Seattle and Portland, Oregon.

During her time in Portland, Oregon, Alissa volunteered at the American Civil Liberties Union, where she focused on the prisoners' rights program. She also hosted a weekly "know your rights" workshop at the Multnomah County Courthouse for individuals seeking to expunge their criminal records. Alissa also hosted this workshop at alternative high schools in Portland.

Alissa, an Orangeville, Ohio native, moved back to the area in 2014. She has many ties to Mercer County. Her mother, Brenda Kretser, was a teacher in the Sharpsville School District for 35 years; her father, Gregory Kretser, is a Sharon native; and her aunt, Sheila Kretser, was the head librarian in Greenville for many years. Alissa was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar Association in 2014.

Attorney Kretser can generally be found tearing down wallpaper, hanging drywall, and inadvertently stepping on nails in the 1820's farmhouse she and her husband purchased. They optimistically expect it will be completed in the next several decades.

Attorney Kretser is a part-time public defender who also handles private criminal cases. She is also experienced in estate planning and administration, as well as general civil litigation. However, the bulk of her practice consists of family law, including the following:

  • Divorce, including equitable distribution
  • Child Custody, including modifications, relocations, and emergency custody
  • Spousal and child support
  • Protection from Abuse
  • Adoption
  • Name changes

Attorney Kretser is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and the Mercer County Bar Association. She began working at Wallace & Dibble in November of 2014.