Brie Conkright is the bookkeeper for the firm and works with the entire staff managing accounts receivable, accounts payable and preparing financial reports. She has approximately 7 years of billing experience, with a background in medical billing, customer service and office coordination.
Brie is a lifelong resident of the Whitehall area. She is currently attending Baker College. When not in the office, she enjoys playing sports, doing volunteer work and spending time with her family.
Jennifer Nygren is a legal assistant who works primarily in real estate, business transactions, estate planning and probate. Jennifer works closely with attorneys J. Scott Timmer and Sueann T. Mitchell and assists with the handling of real estate and business matters, wills, trusts and other estate planning documents, and probate and trust administration.
Jennifer is a Norton Shores resident. She is a graduate of Ferris State University with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. Jennifer has been a legal assistant for more than 32 years, working with attorneys at both large and small firms. When not in the office, Jennifer enjoys reading, baking and time with her family.
Jennifer is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Assists: J. Scott Timmer and Sueann T. Mitchell
Lynn Reichert has worked with the firm’s environmental attorney, Eric Gielow, for 20 years. She enjoys the challenge of each client’s project, the wide variety of environmental issues that the firm handles, and the problems that the team works hard to solve.
Prior to her work as Eric Gielow’s environmental paralegal, Lynn worked as an environmental consultant and vice president of a consulting firm in North Carolina where she provided a wide range of services such as: conducting environmental audits; developing and managing the company’s underground storage tank testing services; and developing and conducting environmental training seminars and courses both for the private sector as well as government agencies, such as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Prior to environmental consulting work, Lynn worked as a regulator in Southern California, serving as a Haz Mat Team first responder, conducting hazardous waste compliance inspections, conducting plan review for new underground storage tank installations, and overseeing the investigation and cleanup of releases of hazardous substances and petroleum products.
Lynn received her Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology in 1984 from Andrews University and her Master of Public Health degree in Environmental Health from Loma Linda University in 1986.
Assists: Eric Gielow
Sandra Robbins is a paralegal who works with the firm’s litigation and family law teams. Sandra works closely with attorneys W. Brad Groom, Rachel L. Terpstra and Daniel R. Olson and assists with the handling of commercial and probate litigation and family law and custody matters.
Sandra is a Spring Lake resident. She is a graduate of Southern Methodist University. Sandra has been a certified paralegal for 31 years and a licensed Realtor for over 20 years. When not working, Sandra enjoys time with her family and participating in community events.
Assists: Brad Groom, Rachel Terpstra & Dan Olson
Legal Assistant/Office Manager
Liz Verburg is a legal assistant working primarily in business/environmental law. Working closely with attorneys Keith McEvoy and Eric Gielow, she assists with the set up of new business organizations, purchase and sale of businesses, Michigan liquor licensing matters, document preparation, application completion and various environmental due diligence and compliance projects.
Liz relocated to the Muskegon area in 2003 and is a graduate of Muskegon Community College, with two Associate in Applied Science degrees. She has approximately 13 years of experience in the legal profession. When not in the office, Liz enjoys spending time with her family.
Liz is available Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5 pm.