Support Staff

Donna K. Garner

Office Manager / Bookkeeper

Donna joined Cochran Freund and Young LLC in October 2000. She is our Office Manager and Bookkeeper. She has 30 years experience as a bookkeeper in Colorado and Texas.

Christie C. Carson

Trademark Paralegal

Christie has over eight years experience in the field of IP law. She began her career as the Office Manager in March of 2001, with the Law Offices of William W. Cochran and was promoted to the position of Trademark Paralegal while maintaining her position as Office Manager. Christie resumed her position in October 2006 as Trademark Paralegal, after having taken off a year and seven months for maternity leave.
Education: Virginia Wesleyan College, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology, 1993, with a minor in Elementary Education.
Professional Associations: Informational Resources Committee, International Trademark Association.

Pamela Calderwood

Patent Paralegal

Pamela has over twenty years experience as a paralegal in both California and Colorado. She has worked in the fields of criminal law, family law, estate planning, probate, real estate, contract law, personal injury, medical malpractice and civil litigation. Pamela joined Cochran Freund & Young as a patent paralegal in 2006.

Shannon Kammerer

Patent Paralegal

Shannon has over 16 years experience in the legal profession. Her previous legal experience includes, intellectual property law, criminal law, family law, estate planning, and probate. She also has had over 10 years in customer service and sales. She received her Bachelor of Science degree at Colorado State University in Interior Design. Shannon joined Cochran Freund & Young as an intellectual property paralegal in 2016.

Heather Garcia

Patent Paralegal

Heather has over nine years’ experience as an Administrative Assistant, working also in customer service and office management. She joined Cochran Freund & Young in March 2008.

Nina Cordova

Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Nina joined Cochran Freund & Young, LLC in May 2010, after relocating from California. Nina has several years of experience in customer service support.

Support Staff