Meet Our Staff
A firm cannot achieve strong results unless it has superb administrative support on a day-to-day basis. The firm is fortunate enough to have full-time support staff. These individuals are the firm’s backbone in terms of the administrative support they provide on virtually every case. When it comes time to prepare a case for trial or arbitration, these individuals prove invaluable. Our staff members are:
Starla Fetcho is the firm’s Paralegal. She is responsible for operations of the law firm such as preparing, filing and serving pleadings and correspondence. Starla is responsible for the day-to-day managing of the firm’s receptionist and file clerk responsibilities to ensure the firm’s filing system is always up to date. Starla logs, monitors and electronically scans all incoming and outgoing documents as an integral part of the firm’s digital paperless environment.
Prior to joining the firm, Starla procured her Associate of Arts degree in Paralegal Studies from South Coast University in Orange, California.
Anthony Pedersen has dual responsibilities at the firm.
As Intake Manager, Anthony will most likely be the first person you come in contact with if you seek our assistance. Whether you are contacting us through email, social media, or by phone, Anthony will be your first point of contact. Anthony monitors the status of every potential new client to be sure each such client is handled in a quick and appropriate manner. Anthony works closely with Neil Pedersen, the firm’s principal, who makes all intake decisions personally.
Anthony is also the firm’s Marketing and Social Media Manager, responsible for marketing efforts, managing the firm’s various social media platforms, and, as a former professional photographer, he is personally responsible for all firm photography and videography.
“Lupe” Flores serves as the firm’s Office Administrator. Lupe’s primary responsibility is coordinating office activities and operations to secure efficiency and compliance with company policies. She performs the firm’s day to day accounting, prepares all client invoicing ensuring clear, concise and accurate time and cost accounting, and handles accounts payable and payroll. She also supervises administrative staff and dividing responsibilities to ensure performance. Her other responsibilities include stocking the office with office supplies, placing orders when necessary, managing calendars/travel arrangements/appointments for the attorneys. Lupe also creates and updates records and databases with personnel, financial and other data.
Lupe is bilingual, speaking English and Spanish, and is therefore able to communicate effectively with our Spanish-speaking clients. She serves as one of the main contacts of our firm for its Spanish-speaking clientele.