Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Prosser is pleased to announce that Elena Paras Ketchum, who joined the firm in 2001, and Edward J. Peterson, who joined the firm in 2005, have been named shareholders. Both Elena and Edward serve on the Board of Directors of the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association and are actively involved in the firm's reorganization and work-out practice. Both are members of the Business Law Section of The Florida Bar. Elena received her J.D., with honors, from the University of Florida College of Law and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Agnes Scott College, where she was also inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. Edward received his B.A from Kenyon College and his J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Alabama College of Law.