IDEA Group

"IDEA" stands for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Action. The IDEA Group is a diverse group of staff, associates, and partners who coordinate and oversee the Firm’s overall D/E & I efforts, including: (1) Recommending, developing, scheduling and implementing both internal and external professional development opportunities; (2) Reviewing and making recommendations with respect to the Firm’s donation and sponsorship activities; (3) Directing and developing ways for the Firm to deepen its involvement with existing community partners.

The Group:

  • Alison Helland

    Chair | Attorney

  • Chris Schmidt

    Attorney

  • Kate Harrell

    Attorney

  • Jennifer Mirus

    Attorney | Executive Committee Member

  • Alexis Wells

    Marketing Associate

  • Royce Branch

    File Tech

  • Frank Sutherland

    Attorney

  • Bob Gregg

    Attorney

  • Richard Heinemann

    Attorney | Executive Committee Member

  • Patricia Robinson

    Paralegal

  • Sarah Zylstra

    Attorney

  • Andrew Hebl

    Attorney

  • Nadia Riese

    Legal Assistant

  • Julia Jagow

    Attorney

  • Sarah Horner

    Attorney

  • LuAnn Peterson

    Paralegal

  • Nick Sayers

    Marketing & Communications Director

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