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A name you can trust.


In 1993, Dawn Fink joined her father, Attorney H.B. Fink, to form Fink Law Office. Focusing on Criminal and Family Law, Attorney Fink worked alongside her father before leaving in 2006 to serve an elected term as Potter County District Attorney. Returning to private practice after the passing of her father, Attorney Fink -  along with Office Manager Renee Dalton - took on Kelli Burgess as Paralegal who oversees real estate and estates. Fink Law Office serves primarily McKean and Potter Counties.


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Our Team



Dawn Fink

After graduating from Temple Law, Dawn interned with the Disabilities Law Project, where she represented children and adults who suffered discrimination because of their disabilities. Dawn then went into practice with her father, H.B. Fink, who taught her the "nuts and bolts" of the legal profession. Dawn served as Potter County District Attorney from 2006 - 2010, before returning to private practice. Dawn now provides pro bono legal services to several local non-profit organizations and feels blessed to work alongside her experienced, competent, and friendly staff. In her free time, Dawn enjoys gardening, hiking, and cooking family Sunday suppers.


Coudersport Area High School

B.A., Political Science, 1978

Juris Doctorate, 1993


Admitted to practice in:

  • Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Superior Court, and Supreme Court
  • United States Federal Court


  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association


office manager

Renee Dalton

Renee, a graduate of Olean Business Insitute, has been working with Attorney Fink since 1994. She assists in all family and criminal law cases. Renee enjoys camping with her three children and her husband, who works with Case Cutlery and coaches Otto-Eldred boys' varsity basketball.

Kelli Burgess


Kelli Burgess

Kelli joined Fink Law Office after having worked for Attorney Steve Minor (now Judge Minor). Kelli handles all real estate and estate matters. In warm months, Kelli enjoys visiting the Outer Banks with her husband and four children.



Lindsey Strauch

Lindsey comes to Fink Law Office from the fields of international development and social services. Lindsey assists in criminal and family law, real estate and estates, and manages web development and online marketing. When she's not in the office, Lindsey is a voracious reader and global trekker.