Meet the Paralegals and Staff
Diana Frey is the Senior Workers' Compensation Paralegal at the Law Offices of Vondra & Hanna in Victorville. She works alongside attorneys Robert A. Hanna and Kathleen Butler.
Diana has been with the firm since 2014. She is bilingual, fluent in both Spanish and English and is a Notary Public. Diana has two children, Richard Reza and Jessica Reza Miller and a stepdaughter, Katie Mahoney. Diana became a first-time grandmother to a little girl in 2015.
Since then, Diana has welcomed a grandson in 2017 and a granddaughter in 2019! Diana's strongest assets are her hard work, dedication and compassion to help others. Diana's employment experience consists of: Law, Vocational counselor, Sales and Marketing.
Daisy Gonzalez is a full-time Legal Secretary and Receptionist in our Personal Injury Department. Daisy began her employment with our firm September 2019.
She is bilingual in English and Spanish. Daisy will be assisting the attorney and case manager with obtaining medical records, writing demands, and completing discovery. She performs various other administrative tasks as assigned as well.
Daisy is currently working towards her Paralegal Certificate and on her B.A. in Criminal Justice. She enjoys spending time with her children and family. Daisy loves to attend women’s retreats, loves makeup, and music.
Dina McKinney is the firm's Personal Injury Case Manager and Senior Paralegal of the Personal Injury Department. She has been with the firm since 2001. Dina began her employment with our firm as a part-time file clerk/receptionist while working on her Associates Degree at Victor Valley Community College. She continued her education and obtained her Bachelor's Degree, majoring in Political Science in 2004 from California State University, San Bernardino. In 2007, she received her Paralegal certification and has been managing our personal injury case load ever since. In addition to being the firm's Personal Injury Case Manager, she also manages the rest of the personal injury staff by assigning their daily work to ensure each case is moving through the system as quickly and efficiently as possible. Dina attends legal conferences regularly to make sure our office is up to date with the current laws and procedures.
Dina is a lifetime member of the NRA and is an NRA certified Pistol Instructor and Range Safety Officer. She is the Chairwoman of the Safety Committee of The Well-Armed Woman. She has also served on the Board of Directors for the Apple Valley Gun Club. Additionally, she is the Chairwoman of the High Desert Committee of the Friends of the NRA. She is also a dedicated Green Bay Packers fan.
Faviola is a fulltime Legal Secretary in our Personal Injury Department. Her primary role will be to assist the attorney and case manager making sure the files are as complete and accurate as possible. By doing so, she will help maximize the efficiency of the office so that we can provide the best outcome for our clients. She will be ensuring we have complete medical files and will be working through the discovery process under the direction of the case manager.
Faviola came to the firm with 5 years of personal injury experience. Faviola is bilingual in Spanish and English.
Faviola moved to the High Desert in 2018 with her fiancé; they purchased their first home in December. She likes to spend her free time hiking and taking her Maltipoo named Sandie out for walks.
Gina M. Radcliff is the firm’s primary Receptionist/Legal Secretary and works alongside, attorneys Robert A. Hanna and Kathleen Butler. She has been with the firm since May 2019.Gina is bilingual in English and Spanish.
Gina has one daughter and three stepchildren. She is an active member of the community and spends her leisure time assisting and advocating for victims of domestic violence.
Gina is also an active member of her local church. Gina is deeply passionate and enjoys working with people.
Karie LaFever is the Office Manager. She has been with the firm since 1998. At that time, the firm was Vondra and Shields. The firm eventually split creating the Law Office of Phillip T. Vondra specializing in personal injury and The Law Office of Shields, Hanna & Hayton specializing in Workman’s Compensation. The two offices merged once again in 2014 creating the Law Office of Vondra & Hanna. Karie has been the Office Manager throughout all of the transitions. She manages the finances and makes sure that the firm is running smoothly. Karie also maintains Phillip Vondra’s real estate and solar energy ventures.
Karie and her husband Tony were married in 1975; they have 5 children and 18 grand children and 1 great-grandchild. Her favorite pastime is spending time with her family. Karie is local community leader; she has served on the Snowline School Board for a number of years, is a Youth Leader in her church, and enjoys giving service in the tri-community. She has earned the respect of the community and is an asset to our firm.
Mireya Navarrete is a full-time Legal Assistant in our Workers' Compensation Department. She received her Paralegal Certificate in 2003. She speaks both English and Spanish. One of the things she loves the best about her job is being able to listen and help others with their problems.
Mireya moved to the High Desert in 2005. She loves to spend her free time with her two boys and her husband Ricardo. They love to go hiking, riding motorcycles out to the mountains, and most of all they love Football. She has volunteered a couple of times as a Team Mom for her kids’ sports.
Stacey Vredenburg is a full-time legal secretary in our personal injury department. Stacey began her employment with our firm in 2017. Stacey comes to us with a background in accounting and bookkeeping which we felt would be instrumental in keeping track of our client’s bills incurred as a result of their injuries. She also has experience as an eligibility worker with the County, so she is familiar with Medi-Cal and adds that knowledge base to our medical reviews. Stacey grew up in Rialto, CA and currently lives in Victorville with her husband and 3 Chihuahua's along with a rescued Pit Bull. She spends her free time playing with her "babies” and hanging out with her 2 best girlfriends and watching her team, the Raiders, play football.
Vivian Ellis came to the firm as an Intern in August 2019.She graduated with two degrees from Victor Valley College in Math and Science as well as Business Administration. Vivian has since been promoted to assist the Attorney and Paralegal based on the needs of the firm, to include various tasks on the case files, performing administrative duties like filing and copying, and assisting with medical and billing records requests. Vivian participated in Mock Trial during high school as well as the debate club at Victor Valley College and in high school. Vivian continued her education at UCR in the Fall of 2019 to obtain her bachelor’s degree in Philosophy. She has a passion for the legal field and plans to pursue a career in law and become an attorney in the future.
Vivian is a Disney enthusiast and enjoys spending time with her 2-year-old son at Disneyland because it’s the happiest place on earth. She also participates in many different volunteer programs like Moses House Ministries where for about 2 years now she has been providing help and offering hope to families with young children living in the High Desert. The YWCA is a new passion of hers in which she is a part of a movement working for the empowerment, leadership and rights of women, young women and girls in more than 120 countries.
Phil is a great person best lawyer in the desert he has help me on my cases before I would recommend Phil for any law cases and he is very professional ....
I called to see if they could help me out with an auto accident. Saved me tons of time and money. Great people
Everyone I have every spoken with from this office has been awesome. They are incredibly knowledgeable and helpful. Highly recommended.
Being from AZ visiting Phelan and involved in a vehicle accident on the I-15 where a Semi & car hit me totaling my Silverado with Injury to my Shoulder I took a chance On Vondra & Hanna attorney firm. I found them to be excellent in returning my E-mails and phone calls when I had a question. They kept me updated at all times and were friendly not all business. The work they did and what they had to work with I give them a AAA+ rating. Phill & Stacey are good people and the rest of the office people are also. I was very surprised how well they worked on my case. If you need a good attorney this is the one you should check out 1st. Thank You Vondra & Hanna I know you worked hard on this.
Took care of my case in a timely manner A+++++
The best you can get
Phil and his team are great to work with, they are knowledgeable and experienced. When we have matters in Victorville area, Phil Vondra is our go-to-local-attorney, highly recommended!
These folks took good care of me
They know their business. Thank you Ms. Becky and Attorney Nancy
They work for you
Your Review I love the HONESTY and the time to answer what ever question's you have and how your not just a client your a person and they take you seriously. I would totally use Vonda and Hanna again as well as recommend them.
I’m in complete shock at how helpful everyone has been as this nightmare starts to come to an end. I’m forever thankful for you and Mr. Vondra for all of your help. You’re truly appreciated!
Very impressed with the way things were handled. Professional, honest and always available. Treated with respect, I would use Vondra & Hanna again. Phil and his staff went above and beyond. Thank you again.
HE CARES-HE ACTS-HE GETS IT RESOLVED!!!!!!
MY CASE WAS MESSY AND INVOLVED A LOCAL NIGHTCLUB. MR VONDRA TOOK MY CASE AND RESOLVED MATTERS WITHIN DAYS. HE WAS DIRECT,TO THE POINT AND HONEST. YOU CAN TRUST HIM-DONT BELIEVE ALL THOSE JOKES ABOUT CROOKED ATTORNEYS-BECAUSE THEY ARENT TRUE!!!!!! HE COMES HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO ME TO ALL MY FRIENDS AND FAMILY!!! THANKYOU MR VONDRA AND FIRM!!! DSD
I love the HONESTY and the time to answer what ever question's you have and how your not just a client your a person and they take you seriously. I would totally use Vonda and Hanna again as well as recommend them.
A really great attorney- what you genuinely expect
I was attacked by neighbors dogs near Victorville, I went to an attorney in Alhambra that had the case for 3 years! ( btw I never met the attorney -staff said he's like 70+ years old) and he either sold to another lawyer or ??? who (also 70+?) finally met me during the last 6 months of the 3 years, and said I needed to settle for $15,000 when I declined the attorney dropped my case which caused the insurance company to then offer $2,000 and they flooded me with additonal legal paperwork discovery to get me to drop the case. I was in a tough spot with trial date looming and very lucky Phil Vondra met me, reviewed and took my case and within a few weeks got a settlement double the original "recommended" amount. on a side note we also talked about other matters and he helped with advice/referrals
Excellent customer service.
Honest, competent, and hardworking
The tip of my daughter's nose was bitten off (literally) by a dog before we moved to Apple Valley. When we got the settlement offer, we took it to Vondra for his opinion as to whether it was fair or not. He believed that they were (naturally) trying to underpay her, so he took on her case. Since she was a minor, he charged us 5% less than the regular fee and only took his fee from whatever he could win above the original offer. His office always answered our questions, returned our calls, and kept us apprised of the proceedings. Phil was always professional and realistic about the possible outcome; at no time he ever mislead us. He did win an additional $50,000 for her and we were impressed with all the work that he and his staff did.
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