Since 1959, Riach Gese has helped our clients in a wide variety of practice areas, including family law, estate planning, business law and much more. Our firm's talent spans 132 cumulative years in law.
Our firm is led by attorneys Vern Seather and Michael P. Jacobs, with support from the staff members profiled below.
Sue Collier, Paralegal
Sue has been a paralegal for 25 years and has worked at Riach Gese since 1993. She obtained her bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Washington and her paralegal certificate from Edmonds Community College. Sue specializes in family law and personal injury.
Louise Williams, Paralegal
Louise has been a paralegal with our firm since 2006, with experience in personal injury, probate and civil litigation. She has a bachelor's degree in psychology and completed her advanced paralegal certificate at Edmonds Community College.
Louise is an active volunteer at her local food bank and enjoys kayaking and hiking with her family.
Cindy Hillmann, Paralegal
Cindy began her legal career in 1985 working as a legal secretary for the Staff Judge Advocate at Misawa Air Base, Japan. She has since gained experience in family law, civil litigation, probate, and employment law.
In 2003 she received her Associate Technical of Arts degree from Edmonds Community, and is currently on track to obtain her Bachelor of Arts in Law & Justice through Central Washington University in 2015.
Valerie Ruhaak, Paralegal