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Norma Rodriguez

Norma Rodriguez graduated from Gonzaga Law School in 1992, she opened her firm two years later focusing on criminal law, personal injury, labor and industry, bankruptcy, medical malpractice and civil liberties. Due to her bilingual skills, dedication and advocacy for her clients, her firm was met with great success.

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 Washington State Bar Association 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 Washington State Trial Lawyers and Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. 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

Mario Interiano

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 multi-national corporation. After six 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 and 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.

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Dennis Hanson

Dennis attended Pacific Lutheran University where he obtained his Bachelors of Business Administration in 2004. In 2009, he received his Juris Doctor from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, MI., and was admitted to practice law in Washington state the same year. Since then, Dennis has been admitted to the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington. His practice is focused on criminal and civil law (medical malpractice, automobile accidents, landlord/tenant and contract law), business formation, and estate planning.

Scott-Rodgers

Scott Rodgers

Scott graduated from University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with Bachelor degrees in Chemistry, Sociology, Economics, and a minor in Mathematics. He continued to attend University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, where he later earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA). Scott graduated cum laude from Seattle University School of Law.

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 setting; eight years of experience in health insurance companies; and five years of experience in the pharmaceutical research and development 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.

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Brian Gieszler

After working as a paralegal for several years, Brian decided to expand his education and enrolled in the Law Clerk program through the Washington State Bar Association in 2013. After successful completion of the program in 2017, Brian became an attorney and was admitted to the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington in 2018. His practice includes criminal defense, bankruptcy, personal injury, collection, and estate planning.