September 17, 2012



Senior Paralegal

Erica graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a minor in Law, Societies, and Justice. She earned her Advanced Paralegal Certificate from Edmonds Community College. Erica has previously worked as a teaching assistant at a private school and as a paralegal at a law firm. As a paralegal, she has worked in the areas of Personal Injury and other general Civil Litigation. In her free time, Erica enjoys watching movies, camping, hiking, and traveling.




Greg is a seasoned paralegal and investigator. Greg received his bachelor’s degree and a fifth year teaching certification at Arizona State University. He taught high school and college Spanish in California, Arizona, and Washington. Greg was also an Artillery Surveyor in the Army National Guard. In the Puget Sound area, he earned post-grad certificates in English at Seattle University and the Paralegal-plus program at ABA-approved Highline Community College. Before joining The Blankenship Law Firm, Greg worked at a personal injury firm in Kent, WA. He is fluent in Spanish, and he enjoys scuba diving, sailing, mountaineering, and tennis.



Paralegal/Executive Assistant

Nathan graduated from Kenyon College in Ohio with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Gender Studies. Before joining The Blankenship Law Firm, Nathan interned as an organizer for the Ohio Democratic Party and NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio, managed an LGBT resource center, and completed a research fellowship in which he studied the legal history of marriage, integration, and civil rights. Originally from Atlanta, GA, Nathan enjoys cooking, learning about history, and spending time outdoors.




Mark studied at Western Michigan University and earned his bachelor’s degree in Sales and Business Marketing and minors in Business and Music.  After a decade in the workforce, he returned to school and received his Paralegal Certificate from Highline Community College.  Mark has worked in a variety of larger and smaller businesses.  Mark is an unabashed geek and enjoys board game nights, preparing exotic cuisine and singing while in distant lands.



Legal Assistant

Martha graduated from Tulane University with a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences and earned her law degree from Tulane University in 1991. Prior to joining The Blankenship Law Firm to assist primarily in administration, Martha was a licensed and practicing attorney in Louisiana who, among other things, successfully argued appeals before the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Martha joined The Blankenship Law Firm after she and her son relocated to Seattle following Hurricane Katrina. When she is not working, Martha enjoys raising her son and watching him play sports.



Firm Administrator 

Staci graduated from Edmonds Community College with an Associates of Art Degree in Paralegal Studies.  Prior to joining The Blankenship Law Firm, Staci worked as a paralegal for 15 years in the areas of Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation and Litigation.  When she is not working, Staci enjoys spending time with friends and family and playing softball.


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