Our Team


Luann Shoemaker

Office Manager 
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Luann was born and raised in Manson, Washington and graduated from Manson High School. She attended Central Washington University in Ellensburg and moved to the Columbia Basin in 1984.

Luann is the "face of Dano Law Firm". She has been with the firm for 36 years and is the smiling face at the front desk and the kind voice on the phone.

Luann has three children and two grandchildren. She and her husband, Junior, enjoy traveling. She also likes reading and just being outdoors. 


Michele Dano

Office Manager in Training
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Michele is a life long resident of Moses Lake and graduated from Moses Lake High School and attended Big Bend Community College.

She is the mother of three children who keep her busy with their activities. 

She loves children and was Director of Operations for  the Boys & Girls Club of the Columbia Basin for many years. She brings her management experience to Dano Law Firm and will transition to Office Manager at the end of 2020.

Michele enjoys country music and in her spare time can be found kicking up her heels at concerts and festivals. 

Vicki Heimark

LPO and Real Estate Legal Assistant
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Vicki was born in Montana and grew up in North Dakota where she attended the University of North Dakota. She has lived in Moses Lake since 1991 and has been with the firm for 22 years. Vicki is the legal assistant and LPO (limited practice officer) for the real estate portion of the firm and has experience in water issues, farm and commercial leases, real estate conveyance and Section 1031 exchanges.  As a third generation member of a real estate family, Vicki's  knowledge of real property matters is from life-long experiences.

Vicki and her husband Ron, have ten children and 13 grandchildren. She is involved with many community activities including  the National Association of Professional Mortgage Woman. She enjoys reading, baseball, shopping and family activities. 

Jeff Heimark

LPO and Probate and Estate Administration Legal Assistant
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Jeff  has a Bachelor of Arts from Washington State University where he graduated in 2004. He has been with the firm since 2011 and is an  LPO (limited practice officer). Jeff works in the probate portion of the firm and assists our clients with probate matters as well as estate and trust administration. Before joining the firm, Jeff worked several years for a local financial institution. His previous employment has given him insight for estate and trust account creation as well as asset transfers and financial transactions. Jeff is married with two children and, in his spare time, enjoys playing and listening to music and doing home improvement projects. 


Jennifer Charpentier

Estate & Future Planning, Business Formation Legal Assistant
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Jennifer has been with Dano Law Firm P.S. since 2006 as the legal assistant for the estate and future planning as well as business formation and maintenance.  Jennifer is an Alumni of Moses Lake High School and a veteran who served four years in the U.S. Army as a photojournalist and staff writer for the Public Affairs Office at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. As a mother of four adult children (no grandchildren yet!), she is currently taking advantage of her empty nest to pursue outdoor adventures such as traveling, long distance running and hiking and volunteering for forest trail maintenance around the beautiful Pacific Northwest.  



Nancy Stout

Entity and File Management
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Nancy  was born and raised in Seward, Alaska. She graduated from Seward High School  and attended Green River Community College in Auburn, Washington. She moved to Moses Lake in 1986 and began working with Dano Law Firm in 1998. She and her husband, Dan, who is a Warrant Officer in the National Guard, have one son and three grandchildren.  On her days off Nancy enjoys spending time with family (especially the grandchildren!), walking, shopping, road trips, boating and going to the movies.


Damiano Cacchiotti

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Damiano assists the firm in all legal areas as a recently inducted attorney. He is graduated from McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California in May 2020. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a major in Accounting at Washington State University in 2016. He grew up in Moses Lake and graduated from Moses Lake High School. He has interned with Dano Law Firm since 2018 and  joined the firm full time as an attorney in July 2020.

When Damiano is not in the office, you can find him outdoors boating, camping and hiking. He and his fiancé, Shelby, are looking forward to making their home and future in Moses Lake.



Our Mission


How We Can Help

At Dano Law Firm, P.S. we have been providing peace of mind and decades of experience in the areas of real estate and business transactions; estate and future planning; probate administration; and limited liability company (LLC)/corporation creation, management and transactions. We partner with you by first listening and understanding what you need. Then with that knowledge and our expertise, we customize a solution to your situation that is attentive to details and timelines and always confidential.

Call or email today to see how we can work together for your peace of mind.