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:

  • Patricia Robinson

    Paralegal, Co-chair

  • Marta Meyers

    Attorney, Co-chair

  • Julie McDermott

    Executive Director

  • Chris Schmidt

    Attorney

  • Kate Harrell

    Attorney

  • Jennifer Mirus

    Attorney | Executive Committee Member

  • Frank Sutherland

    Attorney

  • Bob Gregg

    Attorney

  • Richard Heinemann

    Attorney | Executive Committee Member

  • Sarah Zylstra

    Attorney

  • Andrew Hebl

    Attorney

  • Nadia Riese

    Legal Assistant

  • Sarah Horner

    Attorney

  • LuAnn Peterson

    Paralegal

  • Storm Larsen

    Attorney

  • Nick Sayers

    Marketing & Communications Director

  • Nicole Hansen

    Marketing Coordinator