HIP Welcomes Tamara Tatum

Tamara Tatum Paralegal to Attorney Brian J. Hanis
Tamara Tatum
Paralegal to Attorney Brian J. Hanis

It is our pleasure to announce that Tamara Tatum joined Hanis Irvine Prothero on September 8, 2015. Tamara is part of the Firm’s Paralegal team, and will be assisting attorney Brian Hanis in the areas of Family Law, Bankruptcy, Landlord Tenant and Estate Planning.

Tamara has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice and a Minor in Sociology from Washington State University and comes to us with several years of experience working for litigation law firms.

Please join us in welcoming Tamara to HIP.

Position Available – Family Law Paralegal


The Family Law Department of Hanis Irvine Prothero, PLLC in Kent, Washington seeks to hire a full-time Paralegal.

Duties include:

File family law pleadings and other documents with the court

Draft pleadings from forms

Calendar all hearing dates and deadlines

Maintain all files

Court Filings

Draft and send correspondence


A minimum of one to three solid years of experience

Proficiency with FamilySoft family law software

Knowledge of Washington State court rules and procedures related to motions practice in family law

Excellent grammar, punctuation, spelling and organizational skills

Experience with MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook

Bilingual (English and Spanish) a plus

Ability to work efficiently and interact in a positive manner with clients, attorneys

College degree / Paralegal Certification Preferred.

Hanis Irvine Prothero provides a healthy work / life balance and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to bwalter@hiplawfirm.com

and reference Job ID #60-815 when applying.

HIP welcomes Jesus Lopez

Hanis Irvine Prothero welcomes Jesus Lopez to the firm.

Jesus Lopez Immigration Paralegal
Jesus Lopez
Immigration Paralegal

Jesus joined HIP on Monday, August 3rd as a Paralegal in our Immigration Department.  He will assist attorneys Cynthia Irvine, Florian Purganan and Mary Beth Sheehan.

Jesus has been in the legal field for over nine years.  He is a native Spanish speaker with a Bachelors of Arts in Spanish and a Minor in Diversity from The University of Washington.

Welcome to the team, Jesus.