Staff Backup


Luann Shoemaker

Office Manager and Bookkeeper
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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 3 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

Limited Practice Officer and 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 10 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

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 2 children and, in his spare time, enjoys playing and listening to music and doing home improvement projects. 

Jennifer Charpentier

Estate & Future Planning 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. Jennifer will be leaving the firm at the end of March 2020 to pursue her long-cherished dream of thru-hiking all 2,190 miles of the Appalachian Trail. 

Carry Robey

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Nancy Stout

Client Administrator
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Nancy  was raised in Alaska and graduated from Green River Community College in Auburn, Washington. Nancy worked for the firm as a receptionist for four years and is now a file administrator. Nancy lives in Moses Lake with her husband, Dan who serves in the National Guard. They have one son, Craig, who is married and has started a family of his own. On her days off, Nancy enjoys family activities, walking, traveling, boating and the movies.

Damiano Cacchiotti

Attorney in training and Legal Assistant in all areas
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Damiano assists the firm in all legal areas as an attorney-in-training and legal assistant. He is graduating 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 will be joining the firm full time as an attorney in August 2020 after passing the bar exam.

When Damiano's 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.

Cynthia Dano

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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.

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