Jodie Lopez

Jodie Lopez serves as the Firm Administrator and handles all aspects of the law firm including accounting, human resources, facilities management and strategic planning. She assists clients with any accounting concerns that may arise and is responsible for the overall management of the firm. Jodie has over 13 years of law firm experience and handles the daily operational responsibilities for a successful, efficient practice.


Brandi Becker

Brandi Becker joined Folkestad Fazekas Barrick and Patoile, PC in May of 2014 as a part time receptionist. She has over 10 years of experience working in the legal administration field, including 4 years as a Firm Administrator for a private law firm. Brandi helps keep the firm running smoothly by providing excellent customer service to our clients. As part of our administration team, Brandi also assists with billing, bookkeeping, and various other administrative functions.


Shauna Marcum

Shauna Marcum is a transactional paralegal who assists Katie James in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate, and Real Estate. Shauna is skilled in preparation of documents, working with clients, and working with Courts. She excels at organization of the attorney and client relationship and coordinates Katie’s calendar. Shauna’s professionalism, expertise, and friendly communication help clients through their matter at the firm. Shauna began her career in 2001 after obtaining her Paralegal Certificate from the University of San Diego.


Angela Munisteri

Angela Munisteri is our File Clerk and part time receptionist. She manages the file room and is responsible for document retention and storage of older files. She also assists others in providing secretarial, clerical and administrative support. Angela coordinates meetings, conferences and conference telephone calls for council and other committee meetings. She joined Folkestad & Fazekas Barrick Patoile, P.C., in 2016.


Casey Nothnagel

Casey Nothnagel is a litigation paralegal who works exclusively with the firm’s growing family law and criminal defense litigation team.  She assists the attorneys with all aspects of family law and criminal cases. Ms. Nothnagel coordinates with our legal assistant and back office staff to ensure that a high volume of hearing dates and deadlines are all met.  Ms. Nothnagel capitalizes on her education in Sociology and Psychology from Adams State University while earning a Paralegal Certificate in 2007.


Karen Oliver

Karen Oliver is a transactional paralegal who works with Jim Folkestad and Katie James in the areas of special districts, land use, real estate and corporate law with entity formation and maintenance. She ensures that our clients’ matters are addressed efficiently and effectively. She has been with the firm since 1982.


Shari Stowe

Shari Stowe is an experienced litigation paralegal who assists Aaron Barrick and the litigation department with all aspects of their civil litigation practice, including arbitration, mediation, contract and construction disputes. Shari also assists the attorneys in preparation for trial. She has been with the firm for over 20 years.


Wendy Walden

Wendy Walden is a Certified Paralegal and Licensed Title Officer who assists all attorneys in the firm, but works primarily in the transactional practice areas of real estate and special district representation.  She assists the attorneys with a variety of real estate-related matters, including the preparation of deeds, licenses and easements, research, and resolution of title issues.  In addition, she assists our attorneys who serve as general legal counsel to multiple special districts with statutory compliance and district maintenance.


Smart, professional, punctual, savvy attorney’s!!!!  Every call, text, question, concern and anxiety riddled nightmare I had about my case was put to rest by my personal attorney and anyone on the staff who could be there for me.