Sandra Rodarte, Senior Case Manager
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.
Melissa Mojica, Litigation Paralegal
After graduating from Central Washington University with a degree in Law and Justice in 2009, Melissa began working in a Seattle-area personal injury law firm. She joined Lehmbecker Law in January 2012 and is now primarily a Workers’ Compensation Litigation paralegal. Melissa works directly with the Washington State Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals to schedule our client’s hearings and trials. She also supports the litigation attorney with workers’ comp cases during the appeal process. Going into law, and particularly injury law, has allowed Melissa to pursue one of her passions—helping people. In the future, she plans to go to law school and hopes to one day become an attorney.
Amy Narciso, Legal Assistant
Amy is a member of our Workers’ Compensation team. She has a genuine passion for people and is a great support to our Workers’ Compensation clients. She also has a nursing assistant certification and is a Bellevue College graduate. Amy has a can-do attitude and is always striving to go above and beyond for clients who are injured and trying to get back to work. Amy is also fluent in Spanish.
Cassandra Mendoza, Legal Assistant
Cassandra works directly with our clients who have been injured on the job and is based in our Federal Way branch office. She is a recent graduate of UW where she obtained a B.A. degree in Law and Policy.
Maria Palacios, Legal Assistant
Maria has been working in the area of Workers’ Compensation law for several years and is a strong advocate for our injured workers. Maria is very personable and is a wonderful resource for our injured clients in both English and Spanish.
Heidi Lopez, Legal Assistant
Heidi is a very articulate go-getter whose positive energy is contagious. As is the case for all our legal assistants, Heidi is a valuable resource for our injured clients in both English and Spanish. She works diligently to assist our clients and ensure we provide exceptional communication and customer service.