Attorneys

Angela LeeAngela T. Lee-Mandlin, Attorney

Angela Lee, or “Angi” as everyone calls her, is a dedicated, compassionate and aggressive attorney for the People. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of California at Davis and her Law degree from the University of Oregon, where she finished early in only 2½ years, a remarkable accomplishment.

Angi has significant professional experience and has been practicing law for over 15 years in the State of Oregon. Angi moved to Bend in 1997 and worked the next 9 years for Crabtree & Rahmsdorff specializing as a Criminal Defense Attorney. Angi then joined the team at the Albertazzi Law Firm, staying until January of 2010 when she decided to venture out on her own to start The Law Office of Angela Lee.
In February of 2006, Angi was appointed as a Municipal Court Judge and serves Pro Tem to this day.

Community service and volunteerism is very important to Angi. Since moving to Bend, Angi spent six years on the Board of Directors for Grandma’s House, a local nonprofit that provides housing for pregnant teen girls. She also served on the Board of Directors for the Bend Community Center. Angi currently volunteers for St. Vincent De Paul’s and is acting regional coordinator for the annual Oregon High School Mock Trial Competition. In past years, Angi earned praise from both the public and city government when she served on the City of Bend’s Planning Commission. 

Angi is a football fanatic (Go Ducks) and enjoys the outdoors. Fishing is her favorite pastime and she is very compassionate toward the worms while putting them on the hook; actually apologizing to them. Angi is a wonderful cook and enjoys spending time with her husband, family, friends, and spoiling her dog, Pepper aka Head of Security.


John Michael MyersJohn Michael Myers, Attorney

John Michael is an experienced attorney who believes in strong advocacy with a compassionate outlook. A native of the Pacific Northwest, John Michael received a B.A. in History and Political Science from the Honors Program at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, where he graduated magna cum laude. He attended law school at Washington & Lee University in Virginia, during which time he interned with the City of Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.  Subsequently he joined the commercial litigation department of Pepper Hamilton, LLP in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where in 2009 he was enrolled in the Pro Bono Roll of Honor for Pennsylvania’s First Judicial District in recognition for exemplary work in civil rights litigation.  After practicing in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, John Michael later moved to Montana, where for several years he worked as a solo practitioner in family law, civil litigation, business law, appellate litigation, and estate planning. During that time, he also dedicated himself as a high school debate coach, personally coaching an individual state champion and three national qualifiers within three years.

In 2016 John Michael moved to Bend with his lovely wife to be closer to family, and he could not be happier. During his spare time John Michael stays active hiking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, fishing, and exploring the wonderful region of central Oregon. When at home he loves to write fiction, play chess, and cook.


Martin E. Thompson Jr.Martin E. Thompson Jr., Attorney

Martin joins the Law Office of Angela Lee after maintaining a private, general practice located in his hometown of Burns, Oregon for over six years. As a small town, solo practitioner, he performed a broad variety of legal services for every kind of client, often regardless of their ability to pay. Martin enjoys working closely with his clients and takes a personal interest in their cases, striving to obtain the best possible outcomes in what are often the most important issues in their lives. In his practice, Martin enjoys tackling especially difficult issues, including high-asset divorce matters, serious criminal charges, sophisticated estate planning for both large and modest estates as well as other complicated family and domestic relations cases. Martin also has broad experience with estate administration and real estate matters.

Martin earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Oregon State University in 2003. After graduating from OSU, he returned home to work on his family’s eastern Oregon cattle ranch for a little over 2 years, helping after the loss of his grandfather.

Martin received his law degree from the University of South Dakota, where he graduated among the top of his class in 2008. During law school, Martin had the honor working as a summer clerk for Chief Justice Paul J. De Muniz of the Oregon Supreme Court. He also participated in the Innocence Project, an organization that works to exonerate the wrongly convicted, and he competed in numerous speaking and advocacy competitions.

After law school, Martin attended the University of Washington in Seattle where he received a Master of Laws (LL.M) in Taxation. Although he enjoyed the experience, Martin was not fond of the hustle and bustle of Seattle. In 2010, Martin joined the Bend firm of Stahancyk, Kent & Hook for a brief period before starting his own firm.

Martin returns to Bend with his wife Leslie and their two children, Sophia and Dalton. Martin prizes time with his family and loves getting outdoors on weekends to camp, fish and hunt.


Kerri Baker
Kerri Baker,
Paralegal

Kerri grew up in Eddyville, Oregon and moved to Corvallis after graduating high school to attend Benton Community College, where she received her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Legal Secretary.

Kerri, her husband, & their dog, Kyla spent many weekends in Central Oregon before moving to Bend in May, 2015 because they love Bend and all that it has to offer.

Prior to moving to Bend, She worked in the legal field for eight years. She spent seven of those years as a Legal Assistant in a firm that represented clients in Criminal Defense.

Since moving to Bend, they added a new puppy called Baily. Kerri enjoys skiing, hiking with her husband and two dogs, boating, and spending time with family and friends.

Tiffany Hurner
Tiffany Hurner,
Paralegal

Tiffany was born in Long Beach, California and moved to Central Oregon with her family when was five. She grew up in Bend and is a graduate of Bend High School.

She earned her Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies from Everest College in Portland, Oregon in 2006, completing her externship with a local bankruptcy attorney. She landed her first legal position at a well-known Personal Injury and Worker’s Compensation law office in downtown Portland.

Tiffany spent 14 years on the island of Maui. She worked for the island’s largest law firm as a Receptionist & Paralegal for six years before deciding to move home to Central Oregon to be closer to family.

She enjoys spending time with her daughter, Jasmine. They love music and outdoor activities including exploring beautiful Central Oregon and spending time on the river.

Jordan L. Rhodes
Jordan L. Rhodes,
Paralegal

Jordan has worked in the legal field since 2013, with a primary focus in family law. Jordan worked for several years at a small boutique firm in Klamath Falls. In 2016, Jordan joined our Bend family where she works closely with Martin Thompson and John Michael Meyers. Jordan enjoys working closely with clients and her outgoing personality and warm heart make her an immediate friend and natural confidant. Clients universally report that they appreciate Jordan for her friendliness and the personal interest that she takes in their cases.

Although you certainly would not assume it from her professional appearance, Jordan is an adventurous country girl when she is not at work. Jordan was raised in Myrtle Creek, a rural community in southern Oregon. Jordan stays true to her roots and if you were to catch up with her on the weekend, you would likely find her in a ballcap, camping, hunting or fishing deep in the woods. Jordan loves her family and cherishes time with her parents and older siblings whenever she can be with them.

 

Office Staff

Kevin Mandlin
Kevin Mandlin,
Office Manager

Kevin was born and raised in Tacoma, Washington and has been a Bend resident since 1996. Kevin brings a vast amount of management experience with him and oversees the office personnel as well as taking care of all client accounts. Kevin serves as the problem solver at the office and can be depended upon to get the job done, no matter what.

Kevin Mandlin
Debra Lerten,
Finance Specialist

Debbie was born in Juneau, Alaska and moved to the lower 48 in 1978 and lived and worked in Portland, Oregon then moved to Bend in 1991. She has had a wide variety of positions in Telecom, Medical field, Real Estate, County government and now Law. Previous experience working for an independent Bankruptcy Attorney doing preparation and filing for three years.

Debbie went back to school and received a Master’s of Business Administration in Operations from AIU online in 2006 and an Associate in Paralegal Studies in September 2012 from Colorado Technical University. Previously worked for Angela Lee in 2013 and came back to the firm as Finance Specialist in March of 2014.

Dana Crevier
Dana Crevier,
Assistant Office Manager

Dana Leah Crevier is the Executive Administrative Assistant for the firm. She has many years in Customer Service and Management experience ranging from cruise ship reservations to selling cars.

The Law Office of Angela Lee is her first experience in the legal field. She really likes the variety of things her job entails and can honestly say, “There is never a boring day at the office!”

Dana Leah relocated to Bend from Southern California in 2002 to provide a better environment to raise her son, Garret. In her free time, she likes to spend time hanging out with her son and enjoys going to the movies and watching football!

Skye Peery
Skye Peery,
Receptionist

Pepper

 

 

 

Pepper,
Head of Security

 

Call for a consultation:
(541) 678-5614

Fax: (541) 633-7383
360 NW Vermont Place
Suite 100
Bend, Oregon 97701

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Angela Lee has been
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a Top 100 National Trial Lawyer for the year 2013

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