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    Meet Your Support Staff

    A team effort plays a huge part in our success. From the time your phone call is answered, through every step of your case, a very qualified team works together on your behalf.

    Mindy Kay
    Melinda Kay

    Office Manager

    Mindy has been with the firm for over thirty years, since she was a young girl out of business college. She has literally grown up with the firm. The thing she likes most about this firm is the fact that they truly care about their clients and fighting for the client’s rights. She still finds her job interesting after all these years because of the variety of clients and cases the attorneys handle.

    Mindy has been a member of the Girl Scouts of America for 15 years, along with her twin daughters. During this time with the Girl Scouts, she has enjoyed participating in many community service projects.

    Her time away from work is spent with her husband training and playing with her black Labrador puppy. She also participates in Yoga, kickboxing and other challenging classes at her gym. Although her job can be quite demanding, family time has always been a priority for her.

    Lorraine Jackson
    Lorraine Jackson

    Business Development Manager

    Lorraine has been with the firm since 1981. She enjoys working here because “we are a plaintiff firm and my job is rewarding because we help people during a difficult time in their life resulting from personal injury claims.” What she likes most about the firm is that everyone, including partners, associates and staff, work together as a team.

    Over the years, the firm has participated in a variety of team building activities including skiing and river rafting. Also, the Partners support their employees both professionally and personally.

    Currently, Lorraine is a Board Member of the Century City Chamber of Commerce and was named Outstanding Woman of Achievement (2002) by the Century City Chamber of Commerce. She is also a recipient of the President’s Award from the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (1998, 2000 and 2001).

    She was a Spokesperson for the American Cancer Society inspired by a personal experience with breast cancer. In May, 2002, Lorraine established The Lorraine Jackson Foundation which provides college scholarships for children who have lost a parent due to breast cancer.

    Jan Hansen
    Jan Hansen


    Jan has over 30 years as a paralegal in many areas of the law, but particularly personal injury. She especially enjoys the challenge of medical malpractice cases where crucial details are often buried in voluminous records as well as the sometimes hectic atmosphere of a team working to get justice for injured plaintiffs.

    In her spare time, Jan enjoys travel, reading history books, sporting events (especially NFL games), visiting historical sites and exploring museums, keeping up on current events and world politics and squeezing in the odd round of golf.

    Beverly Denove
    Beverly Denove

    Financial Manager

    Beverly has been with Cheong, Denove, Rowell, Bennett & Hapuarachy since 1978. She handles everything from paying bills, preparing records for taxes to tracking the accounting on clients’ cases.

    She enjoys boating, skiing and playing with her 5 grandchildren in her time away from work.

    Courtney Estorga

    Legal Assistant

    Courtney originally joined Cheong, Denove, Rowell, Bennett & Hapuarachy in November 2008. She enjoys working at the office because of the great people.

    Courtney is always determined to get the job done and makes sure nothing is left behind. In her spare time she enjoys going to NHL hockey games, taking drives up and down the coast, reading a good book, and relaxing.

    Anna Feliciano

    Legal Assistant

    Anna is originally from New York where she worked for several law firms with responsibilities in the areas of operations and facilities management. Anna then moved to Los Angeles in 2003 where she continued her career in operations management with Latham & Watkins. A few years ago, her career led her to work for plaintiff’s law firms and she has now found a new home here.

    Anna is an avid golfer, enjoys spending time with her family, her friends, her dogs, attending concerts and rooting for any team from New York.

    Brittni DeJurnett
    Brittni DeJurnett


    Brittni has been with the firm since 2011. Prior to joining the firm, she worked with attorney Michael A.K. Dan for several years. Brittni has earned a Paralegal certificate from West Los Angeles College and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California State University Los Angeles. When she’s not working, she enjoys traveling, attending concerts, visiting family and volunteering.


    River rafting is just one of the team building sports enjoyed by the members of the firm Cheong, Denove, Rowell, Bennett & Hapuarachy.

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    Cheong, Denove, Rowell, Bennett & Hapuarachy has the extensive resources to handle the most complex legal matters, yet is small enough to offer individualized service to our clients.

    We believe the more you know, the better choice you will make.

    The law firm Cheong, Denove, Rowell, Bennett & Hapuarachy provides legal services throughout Southern California including the cities and counties of Anaheim, Bakersfield, Beverly Hills, Chula Vista, Garden Grove, Glendale, Inglewood, Irvine, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Murrieta, Newport Beach, Oceanside, Oxnard, Rancho Cucamonga, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Santa Monica, Santa Ana, Temecula, Van Nuys, Kern County, Imperial County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, San Diego County and Ventura County.

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