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Legal Staff

Montgomery Law Firm's legal staff includes highly trained professional support personnel that provide high quality legal services for our clients in variety of areas.


Jeanne L. Nixon    |     Paralegal

Jeanne is a Senior Paralegal with Montgomery Law Firm. She handles simple to complex real estate transactions, and handles complex residential and commercial real estate purchase and sale transactions, asset purchase and sales, private financing, easements, covenants, foreclosures, and leasing documentation, specializing in title auditing, escrow finalization and loan documentation. Her experience also includes reconciliation of escrow accounts, expertise in accounts payable and receivable, title commitment and policy procedures implementation. Jeanne has in-depth knowledge of accounting procedures, real estate tax laws, title and insurance charges and tax pro-rations.

Real Estate Closings   |   Quitclaim Deeds
Boundary Line Adjustments  
|  Easements


Rhonda C. Cumbo     |      Legal Assistant

Rhonda is a Legal Assistant with Montgomery Law Firm. She began working at the firm in October, 2021. Rhonda graduated from Brandman University, Irvine, CA as a Cum Laude Graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Prior to working at the firm she was a Sales Associate for 15 years. She has enjoyed the switch to law and is very interested in all aspects of legal work at Montgomery Law Firm. Her responsibilities include scheduling, file maintenance, billing, document preparation.

Accounts Receivable   |  Scheduling Document Preparation  |   File Maintenance


Jeanette M. Smith         Legal Assistant

Jeanette is a Legal Assistant with Montgomery Law Firm. She has been at the firm since 2017. Jeanette has been a resident of Stevens County for 40+ years. Jeanette has a background in title, insurance, and was an appraiser for the Stevens County Assessor’s Office for many years. Jeanette primarily handles Probates, Estate Planning, Evictions and Unlawful Detainers, as well as LLC’s and Corporations. She also assists with setting up Trust documents, drafting documents for lawsuits, preparing deeds, and legal research.  Jeanette is a Washington State Notary Public. She is also fluent in American Sign Language. 

Estate Planning   |    Probates
LLC's and Corporations    |


Katie N. Vendeventer     |      Legal Assistant

Katie is a Legal Assistant with Montgomery Law Firm. She began working at the firm in September, 2020. Katie is a Jill of all trades, having worked in many different fields. Since starting at the firm, Katie has shown great interest in the legal field and enjoys learning new things. Katie works hard to maintain our filing system, assist with LLC’s & Corporations, prepare legal documents, transport documents to their necessary businesses, and assist wherever she is needed. Her responsibilities are often changing and growing

File Maintenance  |    Scheduling
Document Preparation | Accounts Receivable 

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