Personal Injury Attorneys and Staff of Parke Gordon Law Firm
Meet the personal injury attorneys and staff at Parke Gordon Law Firm. Our experienced lawyers are trusted, knowledgeable and aggressive. Let us take the stress out of your personal injury case by dealing with insurance adjustors, taking care of your medical bills and fighting for every penny you are owed.
Personal Injury Attorney Jane Gordon
Jane Gordon is licensed to practice law in the State of Idaho. Jane received her JD from the University of Idaho College of Law and graduated cum laude with a B.A. in political science from the University of Massachusetts. Her focus is personal injury, wrongful death, and workers' compensation. She loves her work and fighting with insurance companies to ensure her clients are in the best position possible.
Prior to attending law school, Jane worked in Washington, D.C. for a political training organization where she taught people how to run for office and how to manage campaigns. Eventually, she became homesick for Boise and drove back out west.
Jane is a sixth-generation Boisian. She is active in her community and serves on the board of the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association. Outside of work, Jane volunteers at the Street Law Clinic, providing legal advice to low-income participants. She is an avid traveler, home DIY-er, gardener, and spends a lot of time chasing after her two darling sons with her husband.
Personal Injury Attorney Joel Janke
Joel is a personal injury attorney in Eugene, Oregon. Joel grew up in southern Oregon and attended both undergraduate and law school at the University of Oregon. Joel has experience litigating a variety of civil cases in Oregon's state and federal courts. Joel enjoys guiding his clients through the personal injury claim process and working to maximize their benefit. Outside of law, Joel enjoys spending as much times as possible hiking, biking and swimming in Oregon's outdoors.
Personal Injury Attorney Tamara R. Baldwin
Tamara R. Baldwin is licensed to practice law in Washington state. Tamara obtained her J.D. from Western Michigan University, Thomas M. Cooley Law School and graduated from Saint Martin’s University with a B.A. in political science and women’s studies in Lacey, Washington. She practices in personal injury litigation.
Prior to working at Parke Gordon, Tamara was licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey where she was practiced insurance defense litigation in the workers’ compensation setting.
Tamara is a member of the Washington State Bar and the Washington State Association for Justice. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, painting and yoga.
Personal Injury Attorney Garrison Kurth
Garrison Kurth is a licensed attorney in Washington handling Personal Injury cases. He obtained his J.D. from Gonzaga University School of Law, graduating cum laude. Garrison completed his undergraduate studies at Seattle University, obtaining a Business Administration degree.
Prior to attending law school, Garrison worked as a Radiology Technologist in Spokane area hospitals and clinics, and prior to that, he spent 19 years working in the claims department for a national insurance company. His medical and claims knowledge provides him valuable insight regarding injury cases and how to best fight for our clients.
Born and raised in Seattle, he spent his childhood summers exploring Puget Sound and the Oregon coast. He met his wife while attending Seattle University and they settled in Spokane and raised their two children there. Garrison continues to enjoy spending time with family at ocean beaches, along with boating, fishing, traveling and searching out new and unique restaurants and foods.
Legal Assistant Pat Acosta
Pat joined Parke Gordon in October of 2011 as a legal assistant. She enjoys assisting her co-workers and clients in getting a successful result with their case. Pat worked for an insurance company for almost 20 years before coming to Parke Gordon and has gained a lot of knowledge working in both fields. She is very compassionate at what she does and what she accomplishes in her everyday tasks.
When she is not working, she enjoys family time especially with her grandson who is her pride and joy. She enjoys her daily gym workout, yard work and daily walks with her dog.
Client Liaison Randi Johansen
Randi has been with Parke Gordon since 2016, and works as a client liaison. She communicates with clients periodically to get treatment status updates, answer any questions, and make sure they have all the tools they need to get better. She understands that being in an accident is a scary and stressful experience, and she strives to alleviate as much of that difficulty as possible.
Before joining our team, Randi worked for Catholic Charities teaching English to Spanish-speaking adults in Boston, MA. She also worked several years as a pastry sous chef for Tom Douglas in Seattle, where she honed her already solid pie-making skills. Originally from Seattle, Randi has also lived in Oregon, Massachusetts, Utah, England, Bolivia, and Perú. She has a B.A. in English Literature from Brigham Young University.
In her free time, Randi enjoys baking, crafting, playing board games, traveling, and collecting passport stamps from the National Parks. Joining in on all of her adventures are her husband, Saúl, and children, Diego and Lila.
Legal Assistant Lexus Hawkins
Lexus Hawkins is a legal assistant for Parke Gordon Law Firm. Lexus' job is to obtain our client's medical records and bills from their medical providers. She grew up in Washington and moved to Idaho eight years ago. Lexus loves living in Idaho and spending time outdoors. She married her husband, an Idaho native, five years ago after knowing each other for six months and being engaged for only 14 days! They now have a 2-year-old boy and a 1-year-old girl that keep them busy! Lexus' family enjoys camping, going on drives, playing games, and spending time with extended family. Lexus loves her job and enjoys helping our clients.
Legal Assistant Meg Murray
Meg joined Parke Gordon in April of 2020 as a legal assistant. She enjoys helping our clients and is committed to assisting in the effort to get them the best outcome.
Meg was born and raised in Colorado but finally made it to Idaho in 2019. Along with her husband, she enjoys camping, riding ATVs in the Idaho mountains and kayaking in the large reservoirs that are nearby.
Meg has two children and seven grandchildren.
Legal Assistant Erica Salas
Erica is a legal assistant located in Eugene, Oregon. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a B.A. in U.S. History and a minor in Legal Studies. During her time at UO, she was a member of the Oregon Marching Band, and served on the Oregon Athletic Band Council. She is excited to be in the legal field and serving her community! In her free time, she enjoys crafting, baking, being outdoors, taking care of her plants, and spending time with her loved ones.
Legal Assistant Abigail Svancara
Abigail joined Parke Gordon in July of 2021 as a legal assistant. She graduated from the College of Eastern Idaho with an A.A.S in legal studies and paralegal training. She works directly with the attorneys and enjoys doing so. Abigail lives in Idaho Falls and enjoys traveling, baking and spending time with her friends and family.
Legal Assistant Emily Metzger
Emily joined Parke Gordon Law in August of 2021 as a Legal Assistant. Her primary focus is working with medical providers for the clients to ensure things are being billed correctly, as well as obtaining balances that might be owed. Emily enjoys being able to apply her past experience as a medical facility manager to her current job and strives to ensure our clients get what they deserve. Emily has lived in every region of the country, from Hawaii to Georgia, and just recently moved to Spokane WA this last spring. She plans on calling the pacific northwest her home for the foreseeable future and has been enjoying discovering all that this part of the country has to offer. Emily lives with her loving boyfriend, her wild 7-year-old daughter, two big crazy dogs, and one chunky kitty. Outside of work she loves being outdoors, horseback riding, hiking, reading, and spending quality time with her family.
Legal Assistant Lesley Valencia
Lesley is a legal assistant at the Parke Gordon law office in Kennewick, Washington. She takes pleasure in her day-to-day assignments in the legal field and is content about serving her community. She is responsible to do her utmost for our clients.
Lesley grew up in Washington and is fond of camping out in the woods, riding her ATVs in the sandy dunes or mountains, jet skiing, going out on long drives, working out, playing tennis, shopping, decorating, pet park walks, and most importantly spending quality time with all her loved ones. She loves her family, fiancé, and her three fur babies.
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