Julie Fisher joined the firm in January of 2019 as our new Marketing Director. She graduated with a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management from Cal State University of San Bernardino in 1991.
After graduation, her career path lead her to various sales and marketing roles with multimillion-dollar companies, where she developed her skills in growing market share, developing advertising platforms, increasing customer value and retention and developing new markets.
Julie has a passion to serve the aging and special needs communities and, as the Marketing Director, she will continue that passion by using her skills to network and effectively market our legal resources and more.
Kristie is a senior paralegal, licensed Notary Public and our Case Manager. She joined our firm in 2012 with 7 years of paralegal experience within family law, personal injury and special education. She brings along her years of expertise as a paralegal, as well as, excellence in providing a high level of client care that is fundamental to our firm's reputation.
It is her responsibility to ensure that each case receives a high level of client satisfaction and attention to detail, from the beginning of the case to the end of it. Her attention to detail is a key component to the success of our firm, assuring each deadline is met and office procedures are in place to keep our firm productive and organized. While Kristie mainly handles Medi-Cal cases, her overall knowledge of all the practice areas makes her a vital member of our office.
Kristie is well-versed on Medi-Cal law, eligiblity and procedures and she continues to deepen her expertise with each case handled. She has developed relationships at various levels within our local government Medi-Cal offices, ensuring the firm's credibility and navigating client cases through the process. She has successfully obtained approvals on close to 200 Medi-Cal cases.
Kristie received her degree in Paralegal Studies in 2004 and is a member of the Inland Counties Association of Paralegals. Her career focus is and will always be, serving the legal needs of our community and ensuring they receive the best client experience they deserve.
Jordan is one of the senior paralegals in our office and has been with us since 2013. He is well versed in almost all of our practice areas but his primary duties include document review and conducting signing meetings with clients. He is familiar with property tax reassessment issues, reporting to Medi-Cal agencies and SSA for SSI overpayment, and special needs trusts. Clients find Jordan to be friendly and patient and he is dedicated to making sure people feel comfortable at all times. He received his Associate's Degree in paralegal studies from Riverside Community College and is currently working on his Bachelor's Degree in Business at the University of Redlands. Jordan is a notary public as well as a licensed insurance agent for the State of California.
Amanda is a paralegal with The Elder & Disability Law Firm. In this role, Amanda manages multiple Medi-Cal cases. She received her Paralegal Certificate from the University of California Riverside's extension program and is a graduate of the University of Redlands. She understands the necessity of Medi-Cal coverage and goes above and beyond in assisting her clients.
Emily is a paralegal with The Elder & Disability Law Firm. She is no stranger to estate planning and has years of experience in document preparation. As a paralegal of our firm, she manages all the VA Aid & Attendance cases as well as Trust Administration matters. She received her Associate's Degree and Paralegal Certificate from Platt College. Emily values the services our veterans have given our country and works hard to obtain their benefits. She also understands the difficulty a loved one's passing has as well as the importance of Trust Administration. Her number one goal is to always give the best client service possible.
Justine Vicaldo works as a paralegal with a primary focus on Estate Planning. She graduated from the University of California Riverside majoring in Psychology and minoring in Philosophy. After obtaining her Paralegal Certificate at the University of California Los Angeles Extension Program in 2013, a majority of her paralegal work history had its roots in civil litigation working on behalf of the defense. Her paralegal career started at a Los Angeles based law firm specializing in aviation and business litigation and continued onto her diligent work in a Riverside-based law firm which had an emphasis in personal injury and employment law. With her avid civil litigation background, she continues to expand her legal repertoire of experience at our firm.
Jasmine is a paralegal at our firm who began her career in estate planning while still in high school. After graduating she went on to obtain her paralegal certificate from the University of California, Irvine. Jasmine is smart and always willing to help our clients in any way she can. She continues to expand her knowledge and enjoys learning about all areas of law. When not at work she can be found spending time with her family and traveling the globe.
Stephany is our newest Administrative Assistant. She has over five years of administrative experience, working in the legal field and at a post-secondary educational institution. She is proficient, hardworking and diligent in her work. She exudes professionalism and takes the time to learn and apply skills effortlessly. Stephany received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science/Law and Society at the University of California, Riverside in 2018. During her undergraduate studies, Stephany served as a legal intern at the law firm Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto, LLP in Washington D.C., where she assisted national whistleblower attorneys with legal research and drafted reward applications.