Lori Lundeen, Office Administrator


Lori runs the back end of the firm.  Lori has a bachelor's of Business Administration from Midstate College with an Associate's degree in Accounting so she is perfectly positioned to keep the business side of law up and running.  Lori grew up in Washington, raised her son in Morton, and now resides in East Peoria.  She is most likely who you will be dealing with if you are an outside sales person or contractor dealing with the firm.


Thresa Johnson, Receptionist

Thresa is the friendly face you will see at our front desk.  And in case you are wondering, it is not Teresa, it is pronounced TH (as in three); res (as in the end of the word dress); a.  Thresa has been with us for almost twenty-six years.  She knows our attorneys, most opposing attorneys, many of the judges in town, our staff and, most importantly for us, our procedures.  She also knows our clients!


Laurie Kramer, Legal Assistant, Paralegal

Laurie is a paralegal and in that capacity will work on projects for all of the attorneys in the firm. Additionally, Laurie is the legal assistant and paralegal for Bruce Thiemann.   Laurie is an avid supporter of Whitney's Walk for Life and on weekends she steps back in time to the Civil War Era as a member of the Central Illinois Civil War Dance Society.  


Mandee Shanklin, Legal Assistant, Paralegal


Mandee is the legal assistant and paralegal for Karen Stumpe and Ann Pieper.  Mandee has extensive experience as a paralegal, most recently, for Judge Sean Donahue prior to his appointment to the bench.  Mandee is a paralegal for litigation, family law, criminal law, and estate administration and planning.

Mandee is also a multi-book published fiction author.