Staff

Amanda Castorena

Amanda is our front desk receptionist and our newest paralegal. She came to us with a strong background in administrative assistant work and customer service, both of which she cultivated at her previous position with a medical group. Additionally, Amanda is an ABA certificated paralegal who received her Paralegal Certificate in 2016 from the University of Riverside Extension Program. Prior to that she also graduated from the nearby University of Redlands in 2011 with a Bachelor's Degree in the Philosophy of Ethics and a Minor in Spanish.

Amanda's level of organization and dedication to her work is inspiring. She handles the front desk with grace and efficiency. We are extremely fortunate to have her support and we are excited to see where her legal career takes her as she continues to challenge herself within our firm.


Jordan Popp

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Jordan works as a paralegal at our firm. He began working in the legal field in 2010, working as a legal secretary for a small law firm in San Bernardino. He worked primarily in bankruptcy handling both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases, but also gained experience in many other areas of the law including family and civil law. He also saw time working with several organizations and political campaigns during the 2012 election cycle.

Upon joining our firm in January of 2013, Jordan handled many different types of cases in our practice, but it soon became apparent that he had developed an affinity for estate planning. Jordan's existing knowledge and willingness to learn has helped him to advance quickly in this area. He currently is responsible for the preparation and execution of estate planning documents, along with conducting signing meetings with our clients. Jordan is known to our clients as very informative, friendly, and patient.


Kayna Smith Gutierrez

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Kayna Smith Gutierrez works as a paralegal and Medi-Cal benefits consultant. Kayna came to our firm with experience at a record retrieval company where precision and organization is of utmost importance. Her thorough research on these cases prepared her for the job she performs today as attention to detail is optimum in her position.

Kayna has constant interaction with our clients and families as she represents them to Medi-Cal. Her patience and diligence is obvious in her work and our clients truly appreciate her effort.

Kayna graduated from the University of Phoenix with her Bachelor's of Science in Human Services. She plans on obtaining a degree in social work. She enjoys spending time with her two children and loves to cook, with the office occasionally lucky enough to sample.


Kristie Reyland

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Kristie is our Case Manager and paralegal. She came to our practice with a wealth of experience, working mainly in the field of Family Law. She also has experience with personal injury, probate, and special education law. In this process she learned the fundamentals of good client care as she handled these cases from beginning to end, including preparation of petitions, motions and judgments. She also drafted discovery requests and prepared discovery responses.

Today, Kristie manages every case in our firm, ensuring that all of our clients are satisfied with our work product. She is responsible for making sure deadlines are met and is a key component in making procedures within our office to maximize productivity and organization. Her levels of dedication to both outside research and attention to detail makes her a truly vital member of the practice. In addition, she has a fantastic understanding of Medi-Cal law and has handled many cases successfully to completion. To this end, she has established excellent rapport with local government offices to make our process work easier for our employees and clients.

Kristie received her degree in Paralegal Studies from Platt College in 2004. She assists our clients as a licensed Notary Public and is a member of the Inland Counties Association of Paralegals.