Sandra Rodarte, Paralegal
Sandra graduated from Central Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and a minor in Psychology in 2010. Sandra began her career helping injured workers and other injured persons at a Law Firm in Yakima, WA. Sandra joined the Lehmbecker Law team in 2007, where she is passionate about helping injured and disabled persons obtain the benefits and compensation they need and deserve after a serious injury. Sandra is bilingual in Spanish.
Luis Paredes, Case Manager
Luis Paredes works primarily with our Spanish-speaking Workers’ Compensation clients. He actively manages a wide range of cases working directly with new clients, current clients, and the Department of Labor and Industries. He is very passionate about helping the Hispanic community and representing injured Latinos who are struggling to receive the L&I benefits they are entitled to under our state law.
Danielle Erhart, Case Manager
Danielle began working at our law firm as a paralegal intern while going to school at Highline Community College. She quickly wowed us with her ability to learn on the job and her passion for the work. We offered her the position of Legal Assistant before she graduated because we didn’t want anyone else to snatch her up!
Danielle has since been promoted to a Case Manager and is a valuable member of our Workers’ Compensation team. She does a great job of helping our paralegal and attorneys move our workers’ comp cases forward. She is a go getter and has already helped the team overcome some big hurdles for our clients.
Robert Kidder, Case Manager
Robert has many years of Workers’ Compensation experience most recently working as a litigation law clerk for another law firm in the area.
He has also worked for a defense firm where he handled mediation and litigation for Employer’s Workers’ Compensation Claims. As a lay
representative under WAC 263-12-020(3)(iii), he was able to represent the employers in all aspects before the Board of Industrial Insurance.
At Lehmbecker Law he manages a portion of our Workers’ Compensation cases along with the assistance of his legal assistant and our attorneys.
Valerie Salcedo, Legal Assistant
Valerie is a member of our Workers’ Compensation team. She has been helping the injured find justice by working in the legal field for years. Valerie has a can-do attitude and is always willing and ready to help our clients who are injured and trying to get back to work. Valerie is also fluent in Spanish.
Cassandra Mendoza, Litigation Legal Secretary
Cassandra is a recent graduate of the University of Washington where she obtained a B.A. degree in Law and Policy. She works on our Workers’ Compensation Litigation team directly supporting Attorney Thomas Moore. She helps him schedule and prepare for our client’s hearings, mediations and trials with the Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals.
Marina Villarreal, Legal Assistant
Marina is an extremely organized person who helps our case managers stay on track! As is the case for all our legal assistants, Marina is a valuable resource for our injured clients in both English and Spanish. Marina graduated Magna Cum Laude from Northeastern Illinois University with a degree in Communication, Media and Theater. She is passionate about advocacy, intercultural relations, law, public affairs and social justice.
Daisy Clemente, Legal Assistant
Daisy is teamed up with our Senior Paralegal Sandra Rodarte and together, they help our attorneys with complicated cases and cases headed for lifetime pension awards. Daisy has a degree from the University of Washington, with a Major in Law, Societies and Justice and Minors in Human Rights, Anthropology. Daisy is also active in the community and has volunteered at the The North West Detention Center Resistance.