We are committed to our professional staff, all of whom make significant contributions to the ongoing activities of our Firm. Paralegals bring a diverse set of skills to our team, assisting our attorneys in providing a wide range of services to our clients. Our paralegals do not give legal advice, but under the direction of our attorneys, they use years of experience in the legal field to assist our clients and manage the details of client matters in a cost-efficient manner.
JENNIFER L. MAICHEL Paralegal Helena, Montana
With over 15 years in the legal field, Ms. Maichel has experience in insurance defense, workers compensation, family law, professional licensing regulation, governmental relations, corporate matters, property law, estate planning, civil litigation, and water law. She assists the Firm in all aspects of service to clients.
After completing her Associates of Science degree in Paralegal Studies with the University of Great Falls, Ms. Maichel earned the designation of Certified Paralegal in 2008 from the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA). Less than 100 paralegals in Montana have earned this credential by passing NALA’s Certified Paralegal exam. Ms. Maichel is an active member of NALA and the Paralegal Section of the Montana State Bar.
LAURA L. SCHULTZ Paralegal Helena, Montana
Laura Schultz brings 10 years of legal experience to the Firm, with an Associates of Science degree in Paralegal Studies. Ms. Schultz has worked on cases in various courts, including municipal, justice, district, and the Montana Supreme Court. She has experience in the litigation of cases from trial through appeal.
Ms. Schultz grew up in a small farming and ranching community in South Central Montana where she enjoyed spending time on her grandparents’ farm. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family, painting, cooking, and spoiling her husky.