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.
Sarah Bragg – General Business & Litigation
Education: A.A.S., Pioneer Pacific College
Professional Memberships: NALS of Mid-Willamette Valley
Bio: Sarah has over fifteen years experience in the legal field.
Sara Salgado – Estate Administration & Probate
Education: B.A., Occidental College; Paralegal Certificate, UCLA
Professional Memberships: Current Director, Past President and Treasurer, NALS of Mid-Willamette Valley
Bio: Sara has over twenty-six years of experience in working as a paralegal dealing with Estate Administration and Probate.
Michael Hoselton – Real Property/Foreclosure/Litigation
Education: NALS Professional Paralegal Certification, attended Seattle Pacific University
Professional Memberships: Oregon Paralegal Association, Chair of Diversity Equity & Inclusion and Central Oregon Committees
Bio: Michael has over seven years of experience as a paralegal and legal assistant specializing in bankruptcy.
Miranda Taylor – Financial Institutions & Lending, Real Estate, and General Business
Education: College of Legal Arts – Nationally Recognized Court Reporter Certificate, BS in Business Management – University of Phoenix
Professional Memberships/Certifications: Oregon Notary Public – 1999 to present
Bio: Miranda has over 20 years of experience in the legal field specializing in real estate, financial lending, general business law, litigation, estate planning and probate.
Audra J. Daviston – Estate Planning, Probate, Litigation, General Business
Education: Associate degree from Columbia Basin College in Pasco, Washington Bachelor’s degree in Law and Justice with a Sociology minor from Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington
Bio: Audra has over 5 years of law firm experience working as a legal assistant and paralegal in Idaho and Oregon. Audra is specialized in litigation, and is currently focusing on general business, estate planning, probate, and real estate law.
Elisa Lewis – Estate Planning and Trust Administration
Education: A.A.S., Paralegal Certificate, Portland Community College, 3 years undergraduate at Oregon State University
Bio: Elisa has over 5 years of experience in the legal field as a legal assistant and paralegal specializing in estate planning, probate, trust administration, and general business.
Kathie Schumacher – Office Administrator
Professional Memberships: Association of Legal Administrators, American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers
Bio: Kathie is responsible for the administration of our office, including financial transactions & billing, HR, facilities, IT, and day-to-day operations. She has sixteen years of experience in law office administration and a background in retail banking.
Elaine Wilson – Financial Assistant
Bio: Elaine joined our firm in the fall of 2020. She is responsible for billing, accounts payables and accounts receivables. Elaine has over 15 years of experience in administration, bookkeeping, and knowledge in accounting and HR. Elaine works closely with the Office Administrator and supports all other staff members.
Ashley Melton – Client Relationship Coordinator