Stephanie brings over 22 years of experience to our family law clients. Born in Bakersfield, California, she attended the University of California, Los Angeles, and California State University, Bakersfield, where she earned both her Bachelor of Science degree in Management and her paralegal certificate for successful completion of the Attorney Assistant Program. Prior to working for the Firm, she worked in the area of civil litigation.
In May of 2006, Stephanie passed the Certified Legal Assistant examination, earning her the designation of CLA, and, in February of 2009, she passed the Advanced Paralegal Certification examination in Discovery, earning her the additional designation of ACP. In addition, in January of 2013, once the test became available, she passed the Advanced Paralegal Certification examination in Family Law-Child Custody, Support and Visitation. Stephanie is a member of the National Association Of Legal Assistants, a Notary Public of Kern County, California, and a member of the Kern County Paralegal Association, where she previously served on its Board of Directors. In addition to being our most experienced paralegal, Stephanie is the Firm’s Office Manager.
What Our Clients Say:
- “It was a tough time for me and she helped me through the process.”
- “Stephanie explained everything to me. In fact, my ex would call me to find out what was going on because her attorney never communicated with her.”
- “She was very professional and was always available for me to talk to her.”
“She knew how to trouble shoot my problem before I even realized I was going to have a problem.”
What Ed Thomas Says:
“Having been my paralegal and office manager for over 20 years, Stephanie is the most experienced and valuable person in the office. She sets the standard that others must follow.”