Organization

The Executive Committee of Dannis Woliver Kelley is led by the Managing Shareholder, the firm’s President and five other Shareholders.

 

GregDannis_160318_1916-Web-Final Gregory J. Dannis
President and Shareholder
Located in our San Francisco Office
Candace M. Bandoian
Managing Shareholder
Located in our Long Beach Office
ClarissaCanady_160317_0714-Web-Final Clarissa R. Canady
Managing Shareholder of our San Francisco Office
SueAnnSalmonEvans_160318_2009-Web-Final Sue Ann Salmon Evans
Managing Shareholder of our Long Beach Office
Marie A. Nakamura
Managing Shareholder of our Sacramento Office
JanetMueller_160318_1677-Web-Final Jonathan Pearl
Managing Shareholder of our San Diego Office
MattTamel_160317_1021-Web-Final.jpg Matthew J. Tamel
Managing Shareholder of our East Bay Office
2016/07/Kidd_Crawford-Web-Final-3-1.jpg Kidd P. Crawford
Managing Shareholder of our Fresno Office

The firm’s administrative leadership includes the following:

David S. Chi is the Chief Operating Officer of the firm and is located in the East Bay office. He has over 28 years of experience in the legal industry and more than 16 years in law firm administration and operations management. Mr. Chi earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Davis and a Master of Business Administration degree from San Francisco State University.
Jill Nefkens is Chief Administrative Officer for the firm and is located in the Long Beach office. She has more than 15 years of experience in all areas of Human Resources Management and more than 10 years of experience in the legal industry. Ms. Nefkens earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at San Diego. Ms. Nefkens also serves as the Vice-Chair of the Human Resources Advisory Board for CSULB’s College of Business Administration and chairs the board’s Career Development Committee.
Crystal L. Evers is the Controller of the firm and is located in the East Bay office. She has over 25 years of accounting experience, including 15 years with DWK. Ms. Evers earned her Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration and an accounting certificate from the University of California, Los Angeles Extension.
Luis Kischmischian is the Director of Business Development and Client Services of the firm and is located in the Sacramento office. He is an entrepreneurial marketing and communications strategist with 10+ years of experience building healthy brands, strategizing engaging, impactful campaigns, and standing up new marketing infrastructure within major private offices, corporate industry, and universities. Mr. Kischmischian earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, Masters of Arts, and a Masters of Business Administration from Sacramento State.
Tom H. Choi is the Director of Information Technology of the firm and is located in the Long Beach office. He has more than 25 years of experience in IT management, solution architecture, system administration, and client computing.  Mr. Choi earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems from San Jose State University.
Terri Anderson is the Regional Office Administrator of the firm’s San Francisco, East Bay, and Sacramento offices.  She has more than 24 years of experience in legal management and human resources, having worked at both boutique law firms and large international firms.  Prior to focusing on law office administration, Ms. Anderson managed attorney recruitment programs.
Alex Reed is the Regional Office Administrator of the firm’s Long Beach, Fresno, and San Diego offices. He has more than 17 years of experience in all areas of Human Resources and office management, including three years at an Am Law 10 firm, as well as working in real estate and music. Mr. Reed earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Berkeley and is an active member of the Greater Los Angeles chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators.

 

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