Below are profiles of our hard-working support staff members. These experienced professionals make it possible for us to both provide exceptional service to clients and deliver impressive results, including high-value settlements.

Kimberly Yoon

Personal Injury Case Manager

Kimberly has been a member of the personal injury legal team at Park Chenaur for over ten years. She attended the University of Washington and began working shortly thereafter. She has been an integral component to the firm’s success and maintains a broad range of duties, including communicating with clients, administering intake of new cases, spearheading initial investigations, overseeing case management, monitoring treatment status, and assisting with case file quality control.

Kimberly participates actively in her church and community. She loves to sing and travel and is fluent in English and Korean. She has particularly strong organizational skills and is known around the office for her uncompromising commitment to the client.

Lola Serna

Paralegal

Lola received her paralegal certificate from Knapp Business School in 1986 and has been involved in the legal field ever since.  She has exclusively focused on personal injury cases for over 20 years.  During that time, Lola has had experience with every type of personal injury case ranging from car accidents to slip and falls to dog bites and medical malpractice claims.  She has been involved in every phase of case management from the case intake to settlement.  In addition, she has experience in the court system and has been integral in the successful litigation of our claims.  Lola is dedicated and hard working, she cares about our clients, takes pride in her work, and is a key component to the success of our firm.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her kids, grandchildren, and her dog.

Gina Kim

Personal Injury Case Manager

Gina is an important member of our personal injury team. Her experience in customer relations and real estate has provided a baseline for her innovative approach to case management. She has helped coordinate office operations and acted as a crucial liaison for the clients with translation needs. She assists with administrative support tasks and is responsible for records management, intake file organization, ordering medical documentation and investigative records as well.

Mitchel Pinedo

Personal Injury Case Manager

Mitchel has an impressive work history and impeccable work ethic. He is fluent in English and Spanish. He is constantly striving to increase office efficiencies and coordinates record requests to coincide with treatment completion status. He has been integral in planning and form generation to streamline case management and always strives to improve client updates. He communicates with insurance adjusters regularly to facilitate settlement and oversees PIP payment and bill tracking. He requests and organizes medical billings and records, maintains client intake lists, and packages files for insurance review.

Mitchel was also raised in the area and is active in his community and church. Coming from a large and close family, much of his free time is spent within this network of family and friends. He is best known for his soccer skills, but also loves to travel and run.

Malissa Lesh

Legal Assistant

Malissa Legal Assistant

Malissa’s honesty, client commitment and positive attitude are wonderful attributes that contribute to her job performance and place in the firm. She has medical records and billing organization down to a science. She is utterly relentless and focused when it comes to helping our clients. She likewise has a vast range of duties that include communicating with clients, organizing treatment histories, assisting with litigation exhibit preparation and calendaring pre-litigation examinations.

She currently has one daughter and another child on the way. Having been born and raised in this area, her ties and roots to the community are strong. She loves to boat, travel and ride four wheelers in her free time.

Jayme Dillon

Office Assistant

Jayme is an Office Assistant at Park Chenaur & Associates. She went to Lincoln High School and graduated in 2001. She also attended the University of Michigan.

Jayme brings to the firm extensive experience working with law firms. Most recently before Park Chenaur, she worked at Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker.

She is married, with two children, and in her spare time likes to ride bikes, run, and go on road trips.

Donna Ziegler

Litigation Paralegal

Donna Ziegler has been a Litigation Paralegal since 1996. Prior to her career as a paralegal Donna worked as a Court Reporter in the State of Washington reporting Superior and Supreme Court trials. Donna earned her Associates of Applied Sciences Degree in Paralegal Studies and Court Reporting from Green River Community College and her Bachelors of Science in Business Management from Kaplan University. She was previously the Vice President and Marketing Chair for the Washington State Paralegal Association.

Donna’s background encompasses personal and complex injury cases. She has worked for both plaintiffs and defense firms in the greater Puget Sound area. Donna has been lead paralegal in high profile employment and foster care abuse cases, she has worked on large Class Action suits, medical and nursing home negligence, complex injury, products liability and construction defect cases. Donna was taught by the best how to properly manage injury cases from intake through trial. Complex litigation is Donna’s passion. There is nothing more satisfying than assisting an injured client in need.

During her free time, Donna enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also teaches self-defense to teen girls and enjoys running and writing.

Vita Sulzhik

Legal Assistant

Vita is hard working, task oriented, and efficient.  She assists Lola and is often the direct contact with PIP adjusters, third party insurance adjusters, and medical providers.  She takes pride in her work which results in getting things done.

Vita enjoys photography, and spending time outdoors.

Michael Lis-sette

Legal Assistant

Michael is legal assistant to Kimberly Yoon.  He is meticulous, thorough, and responsive to client needs.  Her earned his bachelor of arts in journalism, cum laude, from Seattle University and then went on to earn an advanced paralegal certificate.  His work at KOMO and KIRO news honed his writing skills which translates into effective persuasive communication to insurance adjusters and claims handlers.

Michael enjoys reading, walking and recently has taken up cooking.

Stephanie Rangel

Legal Assistant

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I’ve been with Park Chenaur & Associates since April of 2014 and currently, I am a legal assistant.  I attended some college for the legal field, which I highly enjoy and have since high school.  I do a wide variety of tasks within the firm and work with almost everyone here, assisting them in times of need.  I consider myself a protectionist in everything I do and that includes one of my most favorite hobbies.  I love to bake!  And I’m sure everyone here at Park Chenaur loves that I bake also, especially on days that I bring in treats.  Currently, I am married with one child and have 2 dogs.  I am also an avid hiker on weekends with mostly my son and my boxer dog, Boomer.  I’ve been all around Washington State and soon to be Oregon and this year I plan to backpack.  I also love photography, I take my camera everywhere I go, especially on the trails.  I am from a small and quaint little town of Tonasket, Washington.  It’s about 20 minutes from the Canadian border and I moved over to the Seattle area in 2009 and have loved it ever since, well minus the traffic.

Paty Pinedo

Paralegal

Paty Pinedo Paralegal

Paty Pinedo is a native of Guadalajara, Mexico who moved to the United States at the age of 15. She graduated from Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma, WA and most recently received her paralegal certificate from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Before developing a passion in law Paty worked in Spanish Radio for more than 16 years. Her cultural background and broadcasting experience led her to become an active volunteer in various community leadership roles.

During her free time, Paty enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also loves being outdoors; hiking, snowboarding, fishing and camping. In addition to being in the outdoors, Paty enjoys riding motorcycles, playing volleyball and is an avid soccer enthusiast.