Tina Han | Paralegal
Tina Han is passionate about helping people whose lives have been shaken up after becoming a victim of a devastating traffic accident. Over the past decade, her work in the legal community has helped thousands of grief-stricken and injured clients get their lives back on track. By assisting our meticulous attorneys with the legal process, Tina helps our clients ultimately win the justice they deserve.
Her educational background includes an Associate degree in Journalism and Paralegal Studies, as well as her Paralegal Certificate. Tina is a dedicated legal professional whose energy is contagious. Clients are often impressed with how she uses her legal skills and knowledge to assist them in understanding complex legal concepts that define their case. An Orange County native, Tina is married with two small children who are fortunate to have a mother who is not only an awesome legal professional, but she makes a great chocolate chip cookie.
Sam Habbas | Paralegal
Sam Habbas is a hard-hitting player on our legal team. His extensive experience in the legal field spans more than 12 years. Sam is relentless in his pursuit of justice on behalf of our clients. His energy is contagious and his commitment is absolute.
A graduate of California State University, Sacramento with a degree in Political Science together with his strong legal background make Sam an important part of the Seegmiller legal team. When he’s not working with clients he enjoys spending time working out at the gym.
Leticia Ostler | Paralegal
Leticia Ostler has faithfully served the legal community for more than 17 years. As a key member of our legal staff, Leticia uses both her drive and compassion in order to help our deserving clients win their cases. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and a Masters in Psychology from the University of Alaska Southeast.
When she is not working tirelessly as an advocate for our clients, Leticia finds time to work out and attends church regularly.
Jennifer Rulon | Case Manager/Paralegal
Jennifer Rulon is a passionate advocate for Seegmiller clients injured in car accidents as she works diligently to assist our attorneys with many aspects of a client’s case. She handles requests for medical records, schedules medical appointments for clients, helps them with property damage and reports claims to Medi-Cal and Medi-Care for lien resolution. The Arizona State University graduate earned her bachelor’s degree in science and later her paralegal certificate at the University of California, Irvine. Her legal experience stems over a nine year period including four years here in Southern California. When she is not working relentlessly on helping our clients regain their lives after an accident, Jennifer relaxes with a good book, enjoys running and spends time at the beach with friends playing volleyball. She’s even given our local sport of surfing a try.
Marina Spanos | Legal Assistant
Marina Spanos heads up our Spanish legal department with a dedication that has spanned more than two decades in the legal field. She is empathetic to the client needs and spends considerable time helping them understand the legal process. Marina knows how difficult it can be to cope with the aftermath of a debilitating car accident that’s why she works tirelessly to help clients get their lives back in order.
Marina earned an associate in arts degree from Los Angeles City College in 1993. Marina likes to spend her time away from the office shopping, running and taking walks on the beach. She is also devoted to her beloved cat Scratchy.
James Palmer | Legal Assistant
James Palmer is a straightforward legal professional with a passion for technology. Clients say he’s easy to talk with and put their trust in him to help them understand the complexities involved in their case. James earned his bachelor’s degree from California State Sacramento in Communications.
Sara Clayson | Intake Manager
Sara Clayson is one of the first people new clients speak to when they call Seegmiller Law Firm. She is an attentive listener who is compassionate when helping people who were injured in a traffic accident. Sara has extensive knowledge about the complexities of the legal system and knows how to communicate the process to people in a straightforward manner so they know what our car accident law firm can do to help them. Over the past five years at Seegmiller, Sara has shown unwavering support to Seegmiller and its clients. A graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York, Sara previously was a professional performer in a career that took her around the world. A native of Sacramento, California, she returned here to begin a legal career and is now married. When she is not hard at work, Sara still enjoys taking time out to dance. Sara says she is proud to come to work every day because she has the opportunity to help someone in need.
Adam Jenner | Accounts Payable
Adam Jenner handles all financial matters related to the Seegmiller Law Firm. Adam says that handling finances for our legal department keeps him on his toes. His vibrant background includes managing a Korean all-girl pop group, handing international relations for a television documentary production company and working for an import export business. Adam earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics as he traveled around the world attending first the Otago University in New Zealand where he was born, and also the University of Utah and the University of Auckland. He grew up in Muskoka, Ontario, Canada with his family, but served as a missionary for two years in Korea where he stayed another four years to work and became fluent in Korean. Indeed Adam has always been a globe trotter, but he still finds time to practice his golf, play some basketball and play music on the piano and guitar.
Jane Kall | Office Manager
Jane Kall is an outstanding member of our legal team here at Seegmiller. She has more than 8 years experience in the legal field working to support many areas of the law. While she completed her studies to become a nurse, she found she was more passionate about the legal field and has never looked back. While her unwavering commitment to Seegmiller keeps her busy every day, Jane still finds time to work as an esthetician at a local sports club. She’s a devoted wife and soon-to-be mother who likes to get away and travel whenever she finds the time. Spending time with friends and family is always a day well spent as well as walking on the beach here where she grew up in sunny Southern California.
Angela Arce | Medical Case Manager
New to Seegmiller and the legal community is our receptionist Angela whose vibrant voice may be one of the first people you reach at Seegmiller. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from California State Fullerton and she also works part-time as a massage therapist at a local sports club.
The Orange County native grew up in Fullerton and has been a long-time Anaheim Angels fan. In fact, she plays fast-pitch softball in her spare time every week. Angie also began playing the flute in high school and manages to play it in her spare time.
Patricia Haley | Human Resources Manager
Patricia Haley is a Human Resources manager at the Seegmiller Law Firm. She handles employee communications, office management and has various marketing duties at the law firm. Miss Haley earned her BS degree majoring in Criminal Justice from California State University in Los Angeles. She is a Notary Public and Certified Loan Signing Agent, is a regular presenter for the annual Black Writers Reunion and Conference, and has completed the Train the Trailer Training Certification Program. Prior to joining the Seegmiller Law Firm, Haley spent roughly 10 years as a Human Resources manager in the telecommunications industry.
The youngest of five children, Patricia grew up in Lynwood, California where she jokes she attended the same high school as Weird Al Yankovic. Now a Long Beach resident, Haley is known for her dry sense of humor and keeping the staff on their toes. In her free time, Patricia enjoys walking, reading, horseback riding and spending time at the beach. She is an avid writer who is finishing up her first book Terra Firma scheduled for release in spring 2013. Patricia is also a volunteer soundboard operator at her church on weekends.
Cara Ferrara | Legal Case Manager
Cara Ferrara is a legal case manager who assists our dedicated lawyers by helping our injured clients navigate the legal process. A former customer service manager and certified massage therapist, Miss Ferrara helps injured clients arrange medical attention they need for a full recovery. Her work includes investigative research, handling medical documents, communicating between clients and lawyers, as well as insurance adjusters and medical providers on a daily basis.
“I like interacting with our clients and providing them with any support they require,” Cara said.
She became interested in law because her mother worked in the legal field as a paralegal for more than 25 years. Prior to joining our law firm, Ferrara managed an Irvine day spa and simultaneously worked as a massage therapist. She is certified in Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy and says she is basically a “Jane of all trades.” Cara has a liberal arts degree and an associate’s degree in occupational studies. Cara earned a liberal arts degree at Nassau Community College in New York and received her massage license at the New York College of Health Professions (A.O.S).
Cara is a native of Long Island, New York who came to California more than a year ago. A self-described fitness buff who loves all sports, she’s a former hip hop instructor and is working on becoming a certified yoga teacher. She’s adapting well to the West Coast and says her favorite thing to do is spend a day at the beach, digging her toes in the sand.
Denise Phillips | Part Time Receptionist
Denise Phillips is a part-time receptionist at the Seegmiller Law Firm. Our clients are often impressed by both her friendly personality as well as her professional demeanor. She treats our clients with first-class service and makes each one feel important.
A student at the University of Phoenix where she is studying business management, Denise expects to earn her bachelor’s degree in November 2012. Prior to joining the Seegmiller Law Firm, Miss Phillips was a sales associate for the spa industry at where she promoted the Pevonia natural skin care line.
The eldest of three children, Denise is proud of her little brothers: one a US Army veteran of the Afghanistan war who was injured and is now stationed in Barstow and the other brother is a coach for Nike Soccer Camps and Club Soccer. Born in Diamond Bar, California, Denise is now a resident of Huntington Beach. When she’s not juggling calls at our busy law firm, Denise enjoys being outdoors kayaking, swimming, boarding, riding her bicycle and her long skateboard. She and her mother Ena have a tradition of feeding the homeless in Pomona every Thanksgiving holiday. She adores her parents who she says are still “happily married” and live in Diamond Bar
Susan Schaben | Web Writer
Susan Schaben writes stories for the Seegmiller website’s blog and researches content for the West of Legal radio show on KFWB News Talk 980. Susan earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism and political science at the University of Southern California before working at various newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, the Orange County Register and the Orange County Business Journal. The former newspaper reporter is new to the legal field, but has always had a passion for law. She earned her paralegal certificate in 2011 at Coastline Community college. She is married and has two children. Besides being a Cub Scout den leader and catechist at her church, Susan enjoys travel, playing guitar and spending time with family.