Integrity. Experience. Perseverance.


Gabriel Z. Johnson – Paralegal

Gabriel was born into an Army family in Northern California and grew up around the country in places such as Texas, Oklahoma, Washington, and different parts of California. He later served in the US Navy before returning to California. While in the Navy, Gabriel was deployed on two Westpac’s, serving in Operation Unified Assistance after the devastating 2004 tsunami in Asia and later briefly appeared in the film Transformers as a sailor.

Gabriel is a graduate of Cal State Long Beach and the UC Davis Paralegal program.

He enjoys producing music, learning to cook, and exploring the Sierra foothills along the American river. Gabriel came to our firm in early 2023 and lives in the heart of Gold Country.


  • Cal State Long Beach
    • BA in Electronic Arts
  • University of California – Davis
    • Certificate in Paralegal Studies

Corie L. Rendahl – Paralegal

Corie is a California gal having grown up in Ventura and El Dorado Counties she has enjoyed the beauty of both Southern and Northern California. Immediately after graduating from high school in 1991, Corie began her legal career as a legal secretary. She knew she had found her passion and a few years later attended National University to obtain her certification as a paralegal graduating the program in 1995. Corie worked in many capacities as a paralegal gaining a vast knowledge of the legal professional and the court system. For the past 15 years, she has focused in the probate, trust and estate arena.

Corie is the proud mother of two sons, one of which currently is a US Navy Servicemember. She and her youngest son reside locally but she especially loves traveling. Corie’s travels take her to any destination her Naval son may be located or to any beach she can find.


  • National University
    • Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies

Abigail Garcia-Mendoza – Legal Assistant

Abigail is from the Central Valley of California having lived most of her childhood years in Merced, California with her mother and younger sister. Currently, she is a fourth year Philosophy, Pre-Law, and Spanish Language dual major student at San Diego State University. Abi spent a semester studying abroad in Spain and was able to travel to many European cities and soak in all the culture and history. Abi also spends a great deal of her time doing volunteer work in and around her community. Abi intends to continue her education and attend law school.

In Abi’s free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and traveling.


  • San Diego State University
    • BS in Philosophy (anticipated May 2024)
    • BS in Spanish (anticipated May 2024)

Emily G. Pomicpic – Legal Assistant (Student Intern)

Emily is a student at Inderkrum High School located in the Natomas section of Sacramento. She is exploring her options for higher education and will soon be preparing the dreaded college application essay. Emily brings to the firm the knowledge of the internet that it seems all Gen Z was born with in their DNA. Emily’s vast knowledge of all things Social Media allow her to keep a close eye on the firm’s presence online. All those extra tasks are needed at any firm, Emily immediately volunteers for. Emily enjoys attending to all the needs of our clients and is a delight to work with.