Dana joined the firm in September of 2012 and is a legal assistant to Katharine West, Michele Buck-Romero, and Kristen Chambers in the area of estate planning and administration. Dana has been working in the legal field for 30 years. She was certified as a Professional Legal Secretary through a program endorsed by the National Legal Secretary Association, and has taken several courses in paralegal studies at Portland Community College. She grew up in Scappoose, Oregon, and has lived in Oregon her entire life, except for a five-year break when she lived in California and spent time with her young children. When not working, she enjoys golfing, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.