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Dennis J. Beemer is a shareholder of Beemer & Mumma, P.S. Dennis was born in Toledo, Ohio, was raised in Minot, North Dakota, and moved to Spokane in 1978 to attend college. Dennis obtained his B.A. Degree in Business Administration from Whitworth College in 1982, where he played collegiate baseball. After graduating from Whitworth, Dennis obtained his J.D. degree from Gonzaga University in 1985, Cum Laude. While in law school, Dennis was a legal intern for two years at the Washington State Attorney General’s office in the Labor & Industry/Worker’s Compensation Division. In 1985 Dennis was hired by the Attorney General’s office in Spokane as an Assistant Attorney General, where he represented the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries in workers' compensation matters. In 1990, Dennis became the Section Chief of the Labor and Industries Division in Spokane, and held that position until Dennis and Kent formed Beemer & Mumma in June of 1994. From June 4, 1994, through the current date, Dennis’ practice has consisted of assisting injured workers in presenting their claims before the Department of Labor and Industries; Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals; Superior and Appellate Courts throughout Eastern Washington. Due to his many years' experience in handling workers' compensation matters in Washington, Dennis has been a frequent speaker at continuing legal education courses in Eastern Washington. Dennis is married to Sarah A. Beemer, and has two children (Samantha and Cole). Dennis is a member of First Presbyterian Church in Spokane, and enjoys coaching and watching his children’s sporting events. Dennis@beemer-mumma.com

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Kent E. Mumma is a shareholder of Beemer & Mumma, P.S. Kent was raised in Brewster, Washington, and proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam from 1967-69. Kent graduated from Eastern Washington University in 1972 with a B.A. in Finance, and then worked for 20 years in the trucking industry. Kent was the Vice President of Operations with Wallace-Colville Motor Freight and United Trucklines from 1978-1987. Kent obtained his J.D. Degree from Gonzaga University in 1989, and graduated Cum Laude. While in law school, Kent was a legal intern for two years at the Washington State Attorney General’s office in the Labor and Industry/Workers' Compensation Division. In 1990, Kent was hired by the Attorney General’s Office in Spokane as an Assistant Attorney General, where he represented the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries in workers' compensation matters. Kent worked as an Assistant Attorney General until he formed Beemer & Mumma with Dennis in June of 1994. From June 4, 1994, through the current date, Kent’s practice has consisted of assisting injured workers in presenting their claims before the Department of Labor and Industries; Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals; Superior and Appellate courts throughout Eastern Washington. Kent is married to Gloria Jo Mumma, and has two adult sons (Ryan and Kyle). In his spare time, Kent enjoys working on his “gentleman farm” (no crops, no animals), and keeping his classic cars in running condition. Kent@beemer-mumma.com

Brian L. Ernst is a senior attorney with Beemer & Mumma, P.S. Brian was raised in Deer Park, WA, and obtained his B.A. Degree in Political Science from Gonzaga University in 1980. Brian then obtained his J.D. Degree from Gonzaga University in 1984. From 1984 to 1988, Brian proudly served in the United States Navy in the Judge Advocate General Corps, and continued to serve in the United States Naval Reserve until his retirement in 2004, when he achieved the rank of Captain. In 1988 Brian was hired by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office as an Assistant Attorney General, where he initially represented the Department of Social and Health Services. Brian also worked in the Torts Division, where he represented the State of Washington in personal injury claims and related lawsuits. In 1999 Brian was hired by Paine-Hamblen in Spokane, and worked there until he began working for Beemer & Mumma in 2001. From 2001 through the current date, Brian’s practice has consisted of assisting injured workers in presenting their claims before the Department of Labor and Industries; Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals; Superior and Appellate Courts throughout Eastern Washington. Brian also enjoys serving our community as a Deacon for the Diocese of Spokane from August 2012, to the present. Brian is Married to Julie, and has 5 children and 4 grandchildren. Brian@beemer-mumma.com

Sarah A. Beemer was born and raised in Spokane, where she graduated from Lewis and Clark High School in 1980. Sarah then attended Washington State University Honors College, and in 1984 obtained a B.A. in Political Science/ Pre-law. Sarah then obtained her J.D. from Gonzaga University in 1988. While in law school Sarah was a legal intern for two years with the Washington State Attorney General’s Office. After graduation, Sarah was hired by the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. Sarah was subsequently designated a Senior Prosecuting Attorney and Division Leader of the Narcotics and Vehicular Homicide Unit, which she led for several years. From 1994-1999 Sarah was also appointed as a Special Assistant United States Attorney by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Washington, where she prosecuted Federal Narcotics and Weapons cases. In 2000, Sarah came to work for Beemer & Mumma, and from 2000 through the current date her practice has consisted of assisting injured workers in presenting their claims before the Department of Labor and Industries and the Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals. Sarah is also a member of Washington Women Lawyers; Women in Workers' Compensation; and is active in several community organizations, including the Mobius Science Center. Sarah is married to Dennis Beemer, and has two children (Samantha and Cole). In her spare time Sarah enjoys tennis, watching her children’s sports and activities, and volunteering for multiple local charitable organizations. Sarah@beemer-mumma.com

Samuel W. Jordan was raised in the beautiful State of Alabama. Sam obtained his B.A. Degree from Auburn University in 1994 in Geology with a double minor in Chemistry and Zoology, graduating Cum Laude. Sam then obtained his J.D. degree from Gonzaga University in 1998. Following law school, Sam worked for Anderson, Fields and Kahan in Seattle, WA, handling family law cases from 1998-2000. In 2000, Sam was hired by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office in Vancouver, WA, where he initially began handling cases involving Washington’s Industrial Insurance Act. In 2003, Sam transferred to the Spokane branch of the Washington State Attorney General’s Office, where he represented the Department of Labor and Industries in workers' compensation matters for over 4 years. In 2007, Sam left the Attorney General’s Office and worked in private practice for 2 years representing injured worker’s. In 2009, Sam was hired by Beemer & Mumma, and from 2009 through the current date Sam’s practice has consisted of assisting injured workers in presenting their claims before the Department of Labor and Industries; Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals; Superior and Appellate Courts throughout Eastern Washington. Sam has two children, and spends too much time working on his 1971 VW bus and watching Auburn football. Sam@beemer-mumma.com

Steven J. Nash was born in Helena, Montana and raised in Missoula. Steve obtained his B.A. Degree in History from the University of Montana in Missoula in 1975. Steve then obtained a teaching certificate from the University of Montana in 1978. Steve then decided to pursue yet another degree, and completed his J.D. degree at Gonzaga University in 1987, Cum Laude. While in law school, Steve was a legal intern at Etter and McMahon, working primarily on personal injury cases. After graduation, Steve was hired by the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. In 1990 Steve was hired by the Washington State Attorney General’s office in Spokane as an Assistant Attorney General, where he represented the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries in workers' compensation matters. In 1993 Steve entered private practice where he began assisting injured workers in presenting their claims before the Department of Labor and Industries, Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals, Superior and Appellate Courts. In 2000, Steve returned to the Washington State Attorney General’s Office, and represented the Department of Labor and Industries in all facets of industrial insurance litigation matters. In 2004 and 2005, Steve was the  Section Chief of the Labor and Industries Spokane Division of the Attorney General’s Office. Due to Steve’s extensive experience in handling workers' compensation matters on behalf of both the Department of Labor and Industries and injured workers, in August of 2014, Steve was hired by Beemer & Mumma. Steve is married to Cathii and they have 2 grown sons and three grand daughters. In his spare time, Steve enjoys working at his "off-the-grid Cabin" and volunteers for multiple charitable organizations in the Spokane area. Steve is a rabid University of Montana (the Grizzlies) football fan, and still attends all home games. Steve@beemer-mumma.com

Kimberli A. Frago was born and raised in Bozeman, Montana. Kim obtained an A.A. Degree in Business Administration from Spokane Falls Community College in 1981, and thereafter worked for Spokane School District 81 providing Technical Support. In 2000, Kim completed her Microsoft certifications at Interface Business and Technical College, where she also specialized in Internet and Website Development. Kim has been the Office Manager at Beemer & Mumma since May 2004. Kim has 2 sons, Joel and Bryan, and in her spare time enjoys traveling and vacationing in warm locations, especially during Spokane’s winter months! Kim@beemer-mumma.com

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