Jonete Waters Rehmke
Jonete Waters Rehmke is an attorney licensed in Washington State whose practice focuses on the area of Elder Law. Ms. Rehmke practiced as a litigation paralegal for 14 years and then after earning her law degree she gained admittance to the Washington State Bar in 1999. Since then, she has been handling Elder Law cases with compassion and an understanding that her clients need during difficult times. She is a fierce advocate for the elderly in and out of the courtroom, assisting with matters ranging from guardianship and estate planning to probate and Medicaid issues.
As an undergraduate, Ms. Rehmke attended Washington State University where she studied Anthropology and History and later earned her BA in Communications from the University of Washington. She went on to earn her Juris Doctor (Cum Laude) from Seattle University School of Law and has stayed in the local area where she has built her practice and raised her family. Ms. Rehmke is currently a member of the Washington State Bar Association, Tacoma Pierce County Bar Associations, Tacoma Estate Planning Council, Health Care Providers Council of Pierce County and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
Minta Ann Andreve is an attorney licensed in Washington State. Her practice areas are focused on Elder Law, Family Law and Adoptions. Ms. Andreve worked as a family law paralegal for 5 years before being admitted to the Washington State Bar in 2018. During that time, she attended Concord Law School, graduating with her Executive Juris Doctorate degree and completed the Washington State Bar Association’s Law Clerk Program. Ms. Andreve is a highly motivated individual that is dedicated to advocating for her clients at all stages of life.
Ms. Andreve is a Pierce County local. She grew up in Orting with her six siblings and her parents, Donald and Valerie Kloepfel. As the first person in her family to obtain a bachelor’s or graduate degree, Ms. Andreve is passionate about education and hopes to inspire the upcoming generations of her family to do the same.
Ms. Andreve and her husband live in the Tacoma area with their children. When not practicing law, she loves to go camping at the ocean with her family, horseback riding and is an avid reader.
Elizabeth “Liz” Johnson
Liz works on the Guardianships, Medicaid Applications, Probates, and Estate Planning documents for the firm. She meets with clients, drafts documents, and assists through the Court process.
Liz is a Paralegal with 11 years of experience. She has earned a Masters in Psychology and is currently enrolled in the Washington State Bar’s APR 6 Law Clerk Program. Upon successful completion of the program, she will be able to sit for the Bar Exam (estimated graduation September 2022).
The majority of Liz’s experience is in Guardianship, probate, estate planning and Elder Law. Liz and Jonete have a long history together. Liz started in the legal field in 2002 as a courier for a law firm. Jonete mentored her from courier to legal secretary, and then to paralegal. Jonete’s mentorship continues as her supervisor in the Law Clerk program.
Liz has volunteered for many organizations to improve her community. She has been part of the Heritage Christian Parent Association, and Pierce County Counselor’s Association. Liz has provided support and/or fundraising for Health Care Provider’s Council, Pierce County Aging and Disability, Alzheimer’s Association, and many others.
Liz is happily married with five children. She spends her free time with her family: playing board games, reading stories, writing stories, visiting the ocean, and swimming. She volunteers at her childrens’ school, and in the community for social and mental health improvement. In addition to gaining as much knowledge as possible, Liz likes to share that knowledge and has taught Psychology courses for Central Texas University, taught Parenting Seminar Classes required by Pierce County, and supervised Bachelor’s students in need of internships.
What people might say about Liz:
She’s a hard worker, funny, and has a spunky personality.