About Us

Our PRO•TEM management team has been in the legal profession for more than three generations.

Through the years, we’ve developed thirty years of relationships in the legal communities throughout Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana.

  • Patrick Burke, J.D. / CPA, Founding Partner

    Pat is the founder and a principal partner of PRO•TEM. He is an attorney, CPA, and a partner and director in several national companies focused on professional services to commercial clients. Pat’s accounting firm, Burke & Schindler CPAs, is among the most successful local accounting firms in the region. He has deep family roots in the local law community as well, and also serves on local charity boards, including Boys Hope Girls Hope of Cincinnati where he recently was the Board Chair.

  • Mark Miller, CPA, Partner, CEO

    Mark has 25 years of professional contracting experience. He served as the Division Director for a large global contracting firm prior to launching Xperianz, one of the most successful professional staff augmentation startups in the Midwest. Mark is a CPA and began his professional career as a Senior Consultant for E&Y. He founded and sold four contracting firms prior to joining Pat Burke in multiple professional service operations.

  • Katie Lange, Director of Recruiting

    Katie comes from a long lineage of attorneys. She is the third generation in her family to be part of the Ohio Valley legal community. In addition, Katie has a distinguished career as a young executive in professional staffing with two of the world’s leading global staffing firms. She brings a passion for the law profession and the world’s best recruiting practices to deliver top talent to PRO•TEM’s clients.

  • Ann Walter, J.D., Legal Professional Resource Associate

    Ann is a Senior Legal Recruiter with ProTem. She has been known to have an eye for spotting exceptional talent in the legal field. She has been with ProTem since 2013 and has ten years of talent acquisition experience. Ann is a former practicing attorney admitted in Ohio and Illinois, but currently has an inactive status. Ann’s ability to understand the intricacies of the legal world while also having deep roots to Cincinnati & its legal community allow her to have success with assisting her clients. Ann attended the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She then went on to earn her J.D. from Capital University Law School in Columbus Ohio. You will find the Mason, Ohio resident enjoying family time with her husband and daughter.They enjoy taking their Labrador Retriever, Leo, to local Cincinnati parks.

  • Jake Burke, J.D. / CPA, Attorney Liaison

    Jake graduated from the Xavier University with a B.A. in Accounting and a MBA and graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Law. He serves as a liaison between the young attorney’s and PRO•TEM’s career team to ensure we are providing the critical training and contract opportunities for candidates to achieve their professional goals.

  • Dan Engelhardt, Senior Legal Resource Associate

    Dan made a pivot in his career as a Senior Tax Accountant to join PRO•TEM in mid-2015 and immediately realized he had made a great career move. After in-depth career discussions with more than 5,000 legal professionals, Dan has developed deep expertise with nearly every role inside law firm operations. Dan is also a prolific writer and has had articles published in well-respected national publications such as Accounting Today. Dan volunteers with the Peko Foundation and with local schools.

  • Madison Sebastian, Senior Legal Resource Associate

    Madeson is a Paralegal graduate from The University of Toledo. After graduating, Madeson moved to Houston, TX to begin her recruitment career in the oil and gas industry. Realizing that her passion was in law, she decided to move back to Ohio and combine her education with her love of recruiting and join PRO•TEM.  She and her husband Neil are expecting their first child soon.

  • Dianne White, Office Manager

    Dianne has the impossible job of spinning more plates than a circus performer.  Her background includes back office management in retails, wholesale, and multiple professional service organizations. Dianne handles PRO•TEM’s accounting, billing, payroll, time reporting, insurance, and event coordination.  She’s a live music fan – everything from blues to rock and country, and she has visited nearly every music venue in the area.