Lori Mendoza, Office Manager | Certified Paralegal (Bilingual – Spanish)
Lori was born and raised in Eastern Washington. She graduated from Othello High School in 2001.
Lori was the firm’s first staff member and has carried us ever since. She attended the paralegal program at Columbia Basin College, receiving her AAS in 2014. In addition, Lori earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Political Science from Washington State University in 2015. Lori became a Rule 6 Law Clerk in April 2016 and a Certified Paralegal in 2017. Lori is the firm’s Senior Paralegal and Office Manager.
Lori enjoys sports, camping, spending time with family and friends, traveling, church, and a variety of charity activities.
Emma Cortez, Paralegal (Bilingual – Spanish)
Emma was born in Kennewick and raised in Pasco Washington. She graduated from Pasco High School in 2013, and was on the girl’s varsity soccer team, was Vice President of the Pasco High School DECA, and was a part of the Encore Choir. Emma is a paralegal for the firm. She is currently attending Columbia Basin College working towards her general AA.
Emma enjoys crafting, spending time with family and friends, and cooking.
Maria Diaz, Paralegal (Bilingual – Spanish)
Maria was raised in Yakima and has lived in Washington her whole life. She graduated from Eisenhower High School in 2007, and was captain of her girl’s junior varsity soccer team. Maria is a paralegal with our firm and has been in the legal field for about 5 years.
Maria enjoys spending time with her family and friends, church, dancing, and cooking.
Esmeralda Torres, Receptionist | Legal Assistant (Bilingual – Spanish)
Esmeralda was born in California but has lived most of her life in Washington State, the last several years in the Tri-Cities. She graduated from Othello High School in 2009. Esmeralda is the firm’s receptionist/legal assistant.
Esmeralda enjoys traveling, hiking, and weight lifting.
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