Our professional staff members work hand in hand with our attorneys on behalf of our clients. They are an important part of our team and contribute greatly to our ability to efficiently and cost-effectively accomplish our client’s objectives.
Diane Myers – Litigation
Education: Paralegal certificate, Western Oregon University
Bio: Diane has a 20 year history of being a small business owner and more than 16 years of legal experience. Her main focus throughout her paralegal career has been in insurance defense, personal injury and contract law.
Michelle L. Russell – Domestic Relations
Education: B.S., Western Oregon University; A.A., A.A.S. Linn-Benton Community College
Professional Memberships: Psi Chi (National Honor Society in Psychology), Sigma Alpha Phi (National Society of Leadership and Success)
Community Involvement: American Red Cross, Volunteer; March of Dimes, Volunteer
Sara Salgado – Estate Administration & Probate
Education: B.A., Occidental College; Paralegal Certificate, UCLA
Professional Memberships: President, NALS of Mid-Willamette Valley
Mindy Stubenrauch – Banking & Lending
Education: B.A., University of Portland, magna cum laude
Professional Memberships: Treasurer, NALS of Mid-Willamette Valley
Community Involvement: YWCA Discover Pink Walk Committee
Sarah Bragg – Legal Assistant
Education: A.A.S., Pioneer Pacific College
Professional Memberships: NALS of Mid-Willamette Valley
Bio: Sarah has over eight years experience as a legal assistant.
Kathie Schumacher – Office Administrator
Kathie is responsible for the administration of our office, including financial transactions & billing, HR, facilities, IT, and day-to-day operations. She has over seven years experience in law office administration and a background in retail banking.
Professional Memberships: Association of Legal Administrators, American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers
Emily Frazer – Clerical Assistant
Emily helps manage files on a daily basis. She meets attorney and staff needs by making sure files are up to date, and when necessary, running office errands. Emily has over three years experience in the legal field and is currently enrolled in school to obtain a degree in Criminology.
Tory Hoover – Receptionist
Tory is the friendly face of the firm. She connects callers to the right person in the firm, greets clients and visitors, organizes events, and keeps our office running smoothly.