Paralegals

Paralegals

Nanette Mitchell (AKA Nan) Our Senior Paralegal-Office Manager comes with decades of experience starting with her first job at a large law firm in Colorado Springs as a Legal Secretary and fill-in paralegal. Moving to Oregon in 1975 she transitioned to a smaller law firm and had to accommodate many types of practice areas ie Estate, Civil, Criminal and Business. Nan has enhanced her experience through the years by attending a Business Leaders Program, also Membership with FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America, JA (Junior Achievement) and Certifications in FLSA Compliance Training for Managers and Supervisors. Nan has also been a member of the Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce and is a Notary Public. Her compassion for the disabled stems from her personal experience with having a disabled sister and her mother-in-law who was diagnosed with Bi-polar I, Dementia and Alzheimer’s at the age of 72. Nan is committed to bringing attention to the details of our cases and treating our clients with honor and respect.

Leta Sanders – Our Customer Service Paralegal has been an important part of our ability to listen to our customers. Her many years of experience as a Paralegal working on interviewing our clients to be sure we understand their claim, to daily contact with both the local Social Security offices and ODAR (Office of Disability Adjudication and Review) is invaluable. Her calm demeanor has soothed many anxious clients who are unsure of the paperwork and steps required to win their disability case. Her loyalty to our firm and the clients we serve are an attribute that we are lucky to have.

Rahma Abdulaziz – Our Medical Paralegal came to us after graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree majoring in Health Sciences. She has been an invaluable member to our clients in organizing and submitting medical records and being a top notch case manager. We have successfully won many cases through her diligent work in helping our clients obtain their medical records and making sure we have addressed any missing records, which is the cornerstone of any favorable decision. She also is a former Board Member of AYCO (African Youth Community Organization) and her leadership on that board has only enhanced her caring attitude with our clients.