Empathy. Compassion. Advocacy. Parks Chenaur & Associates Fights Tooth and Nail For The Injured

Meet Our Staff Members

Assisting Our Federal Way Injury Lawyers

Below are profiles of our hardworking support staff members. These experienced professionals make it possible for us to both provide exceptional service to clients and deliver impressive results, including high-value settlements.

Kimberly Yoon

Personal Injury Case Manager

Kimberly has been a member of the personal injury legal team at Park Chenaur for over a decade. She attended the University of Washington and began working shortly thereafter. She has been an integral component to the firm’s success and maintains a broad range of duties, including communicating with clients, administering intake of new cases, spearheading initial investigations, overseeing case management, monitoring treatment status, and assisting with case file quality control.

Kimberly participates actively in her church and community. She loves to sing and travel and is fluent in English and Korean. She has particularly strong organizational skills and is known around the office for her uncompromising commitment to the client.

Lola Serna


Lola received her paralegal certificate from Knapp Business School in 1986 and has been involved in the legal field ever since. She has exclusively focused on personal injury cases for over 20 years. During that time, Lola has had experience with every type of personal injury case ranging from auto accidents to slip and falls to dog bites and medical malpractice claims. She has been involved in every phase of case management from the case intake to settlement. In addition, she has experience in the court system and has been integral in the successful litigation of our claims. Lola is dedicated and hardworking, she cares about our clients, takes pride in her work, and is a key component to the success of our firm.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her kids, grandchildren, and her dog.

Gina Kim

Personal Injury Case Manager

Gina is an important member of our personal injury team. Her experience in customer relations and real estate has provided a baseline for her innovative approach to case management. She has helped coordinate office operations and acted as a crucial liaison for the clients with translation needs. She assists with administrative support tasks and is responsible for records management, intake file organization, and ordering medical documentation and investigative records as well.

Mitchel Pinedo

Personal Injury Case Manager

Mitchel has an impressive work history and impeccable work ethic. He is fluent in English and Spanish. He is constantly striving to increase office efficiencies and coordinates record requests to coincide with treatment completion status. He has been integral in planning and forming generation to streamline case management and always strives to improve client updates. He communicates with insurance adjusters regularly to facilitate settlement and oversees PIP payment and bill tracking. He requests and organizes medical billings and records, maintains client intake lists, and packages files for insurance review.

Mitchel was also raised in the area and is active in his community and church. Coming from a large and close family, much of his free time is spent within this network of family and friends. He is best known for his soccer skills but also loves to travel and run.

Sonny Nguyen

Case Manager

Sonny Nguyen is a case manager at Park Chenaur. He is bilingual, speaking and writing both English and Vietnamese fluently. He earned his Juris Doctor degree in 2015. He continued on to Willamette University where he earned his Master of Laws (LLM) degree with an emphasis in dispute resolution. Because of his education and focus, Sonny is uniquely adept at strategizing in claim development. His prior work experience in the medical field gives him an added edge as it relates to conveying the degree and extent of a client’s injury.

Sonny has always wanted to use his knowledge of the law and incredible personal experiences to help people. As a Vietnamese refugee, he understands struggle and loss like not many can. His compassion for clients and his relentless work ethic have helped him to achieve great results.

In his free time, Sonny enjoys spending time with his wife and visiting his two sisters, who also live locally.

Malissa Lesh

Senior Legal Assistant

Malissa’s honesty, client commitment, and positive attitude are wonderful attributes that contribute to her outstanding job performance and place in the firm. She has medical records and billing organization down to a science. She is utterly relentless and focused when it comes to helping our clients. She, likewise, has a vast range of duties that include communicating with clients, organizing treatment histories, assisting with litigation exhibit preparation, and calendaring pre-litigation examinations.

She currently has a daughter and a son. Having been born and raised in this area, her ties and roots to the community are strong. She loves to boat, travel, and ride four wheelers in her free time.

Jayme Dillon

Paralegal/Office Manager

Jayme is an Office Assistant at Park Chenaur & Associates. She went to Lincoln High School and graduated in 2001. She also attended the University of Michigan. Jayme assists our Federal Way personal injury attorneys with a wide variety of managerial tasks.

Jayme brings to the firm extensive experience working with law firms. Most recently, before Park Chenaur, she worked at Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker.

She is married, has two children, and in her spare time likes to ride bikes, run, and go on road trips.

Vita Sulzhik


Vita is hardworking, task oriented, and efficient. She assists Lola and is often the direct contact with PIP adjusters, third party insurance adjusters, and medical providers. She takes pride in her work, which results in getting things done.

Vita enjoys photography and spending time outdoors.

Michael Lis-Sette


Michael is legal assistant to Kimberly Yoon. He is meticulous, thorough, and responsive to client needs. He earned his bachelor of arts in journalism, cum laude, from Seattle University and then went on to earn an advanced paralegal certificate. His work at KOMO and KIRO news honed his writing skills, which translates into effective persuasive communication to insurance adjusters and claims handlers.

Michael enjoys reading, walking, and recently has taken up cooking.

Paty Pinedo


Paty Pinedo is a native of Guadalajara, Mexico who moved to the United States at the age of 15. She graduated from Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma, WA and most recently received her paralegal certificate from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Before developing a passion for law, Paty worked in Spanish Radio for more than 16 years. Her cultural background and broadcasting experience led her to become an active volunteer in various community leadership roles.

During her free time, Paty enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also loves being outdoors, hiking, snowboarding, fishing, and camping. In addition to being in the outdoors, Paty enjoys riding motorcycles, playing volleyball, and is an avid soccer enthusiast.

Christina Pham

Legal Assistant

Christina Pham is a legal assistant at Park Chenaur. She is bilingual in Vietnamese and English. Her positive attitude and energetic approach to addressing client needs makes her a valuable addition to the team. While skilled at word processing, spreadsheets and administrative support, she really loves the part of her job that allows her to interact with clients and collaborate with co-workers.

Christina grew up here locally and graduated from Curtis Senior High School. She is presently taking courses at Tacoma Community College and working towards attaining her Bachelor’s Degree. Outside of work and school, she likes to weight train at the gym. She loves spending time outdoors and finding new places to hike. She aspires to be an amateur chef and always appreciates a great book.

To learn more about our invaluable staff members or to schedule a free consultation with our personal injury lawyers in Federal Way, please contact us today at (253) 204-3882.

Our Clients Trust Us Like Family

It's Easy to See Why:
  • Over 15 Years of Experience

    Park Chenaur & Associates, Inc. P.S. has been fighting for injured people in Federal Way and surrounding cities for over a decade. People can trust in our knowledge and experience.

  • Honest & Fair

    Every verdict or settlement we obtain is for one purpose: improving our client's life. We never take more than what our client recovers in settlement.

  • Responsive & Available

    When you call our office, we make sure there's a live person on the phones. When our clients have questions, they get to speak directly to their attorney--we're always one call away.

  • Affordable for Everyone

    Once our clients sign on with us, they never receive a bill or invoice from us, no matter what direction their case goes. We aren't paid until you get compensated.

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