Norma Rodriguez was raised in Pasco along with her 5 siblings. She attended Gonzaga University and Gonzaga Law School, graduating in 1992. Norma opened up her own firm in 1994 focusing on criminal law, personal injury, labor and industry, bankruptcy, medical malpractice and civil liberties. Due to her bilingual skills and dedication and advocacy for her clients her firm was met with great success. In 2015, Norma and her husband Mario Interiano joined as partners in Rodriguez Interiano Hanson and Rodgers. They have 5 children together and enjoy living in the Northwest.
Norma has successfully handled many high profile cases including homicides, sex cases and civil liberties violations. Her current focus is on criminal law where she strives to provide the best representation possible for her clients. Norma is the past chair of the WSBA Litigation Section, Board Member of Tri-City Prep and the Circle of Hope Foundation, former board member and award recipient of Benton Franklin Legal Aid, a member of WSAJ and WACDL. She has also participated in the Youth and Justice Forum, YMCA Mock Trial, and assisted in setting up a drug court in Benton and Franklin Counties. She has also been chair and lectured at several Continuing Litigation Seminars.
Mario Interiano attended Texas A&M University where he earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Soon after graduating, Mario was transferred to Thailand, where he managed multiple countries in Asia for a Multinational Corporation. After 6 years there, he was transferred to Chile where he carried out similar responsibilities.
Mario moved to Spokane, working for a mining equipment company. He then opted to change careers and enroll in the Law Clerk Program through the Washington State Bar Association. After four and half years of working at Rodriguez & Associates and studying law, Mario became an attorney. Since he joined the firm, Mario has focused on Civil Law, assisting and representing both plaintiffs and defendants, and additionally participating in representation of clients with Labor & Industries, Criminal, Bankruptcy, and Contract matters. Mario enjoys the opportunity to combine his engineering and legal background in the multiple disciplines the law firm handles.
Dennis was born in Auburn, WA in 1980, and grew up in Passco, WA. He graduated from Pasco High School in 1999. After high school, Dennis went to Pacific Lutheran University where he obtained his Bachelors of Business Administration in 2004. While at Pacific Lutheran University, Dennis was a member of the Football team that won the Division-III National Championship. Dennis received his Juris Doctor from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, MI in 2009. He was admitted to practice law in Washington in 2009 and has since been admitted to the U.S. District Court, Eastern District Washington. His practice includes criminal & civil law (to include medical malpractice, automobile accidents, landlord/tenant and contract law), business formation, and estate planning.
Scott grew up in the hills of Northwest Georgia and Southeast Tennessee. He graduated from University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with bachelor degrees in Chemistry, Sociology, and Economics, with a minor in Mathematics. He continued to attend University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, where he later earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA), with a scholarship. Scott graduated cum laude from Seattle University School of Law, also receiving a scholarship.
Before entering law, Scott worked in the healthcare industry in Health Outcomes Research, Clinical Trials, Global Strategic Marketing, and Healthcare Economics. He has four years of experience in a hospital; eight years of experience in Health Insurance companies; and five years of experience in the Pharmaceutical R&D Industry.
Scott focuses on Medical Malpractice cases and Workers’ Compensation appeals, where he brings his previous knowledge and experience to bear. Scott is continually invited to speak at medical conferences where physicians earn Continuing Medical Education credits for his presentations.