Our Firm

Paralegals & Staff


KIMBERLY GENTHER

Paralegal

Kimberly Genther joined Hilger Hammond as a Paralegal in the fall of 2009. She holds an Associate degree in Paralegal Studies and has 25 years of experience in the legal field. During that time, she has worked in many areas including family law, bankruptcy, probate, workers’ compensation, insurance claims investigation, and medical malpractice defense. Here at Hilger Hammond, Kimberly assists the attorneys in all aspects of their practice, including complex litigation and transactional matters.

Contact:

Kimberly Genther, Paralegal:
kgenther@hilgerhammond.com
616-451-8300
616-284-3067
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KAREN DOSTER

Paralegal

Karen joined Hilger Hammond in 2015. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies and obtained business certifications from Kalamazoo Valley Community College. She has over 20 years of experience in real estate law, corporate law, labor and employment law, employment arbitration, civil rights, wrongful termination defense, workers’ compensation claims, and insurance defense litigation. Karen supports Hilger Hammond’s civil litigation practice, handling complex litigation related matters including discovery, document management, motion and trial preparation.

Contact:

Karen Doster, Paralegal:
kdoster@hilgerhammond.com
616-284-3066
616-284-3067


SHERRY MIEDEMA

Special Projects Coordinator

Sherry uses her 25 years of experience in the legal field as a paralegal and legal assistant and her experience in the business industry to provide comprehensive support to Hilger Hammond and the clients it serves in a variety of areas. She is responsible for reviewing and processing all incoming cases, managing databases, and coordinating technology and operation innovations to enhance the client service. Sherry supports both administration and the firm's attorneys in special projects that utilize her attention to detail and organizational skills.

Contact:

Sherry Miedema, Paralegal:
smiedema@hilgerhammond.com
616-284-3062
616-284-3067


LISA PALOMINO

Paralegal

Lisa joined Hilger Hammond in 2015. She has 30 years of experience in the areas of litigation including real estate, construction, riparian, bankruptcy, creditor' rights, banking, family law, municipal law and corporate law. Lisa holds a Bachelor's degree from Kuyper College. She also holds an Associate degree from Davenport University in Legal Secretarial Studies. She assists Hilger Hammond attorneys in all aspects of their practice, including complex litigation and transactional matters.

Contact:

Lisa Palomino, Paralegal:
lpalomino@hilgerhammond.com
616-284-3065
616-284-3067


LISA SCHICHTEL

Accounting/Operation

Lisa joined Hilger Hammond in 2012 to manage the accounting and administrative duties for the firm. She holds business and accounting degrees from Aquinas College, and has over 25 years of experience in the accounting field, including 15 years working in the legal industry. Her responsibilities include all aspects of financial reporting and general office management.

Contact:

Lisa Schichtel, Accounting/Operations:
lschichtel@hilgerhammond.com
616-284-3060
616-284-3067