Hallie Lietz

Hallie is the office administrator and file clerk for the Gravis office in Kennewick, usually working at the front desk to greet clients and assist the paralegals in maintaining files. Ms. Lietz is a student finishing her degree in history from Eastern Oregon University. Hallie spends most of her time studying and preparing to apply…

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Benjamin Goodey

Raised in the Tri-Cities, Benjamin graduated from Hanford High School in 2003.  Following two-years of service in the Donetsk, Ukraine Mission, he completed his undergraduate degree at New Mexico State University.  While attending Gonzaga University School of Law, Gravis Law assisted Ben in starting a small family business with his brother and grandfather.  Following Gonzaga,…

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William L. Hames

Bill was born in Pasco, Washington in 1947. He was educated at the University of Washington and received his J.D. degree from Willamette University College of Law in 1981. He was admitted to practice in Washington in 1981 and has since been admitted to the U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Washington and…

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Mecqué Hess

Mecqué is one of the amazing Bankruptcy paralegals in our Kennewick, WA office. She has a wealth of experience in the legal field, having been a paralegal since 1991. Mecqué comes to Gravis Law with the rest of the team from the long-established Hames, Anderson, Whitlow, and O’Leary (HAWO) law firm. Prior to Gravis &…

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Debbie Smith

Debbie Smith was raised in Pasco having graduated from Pasco High School and attended Columbia Basin College. She began her work in the legal field in 1987 at a Kennewick law firm working in a variety of areas there for over 30 years. She and her husband raised three sons and spent several years attending…

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Carol Hansen

Carol Hansen has lived in the Tri-City area most of her life. She graduated from Pasco Senior High School and went on to attend Brigham Young University. She returned to college at Brigham Young University-Idaho where she continued her life-long learning, earning an AAS degree in general studies cum laude. She continues to attend online…

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Carmen Blanco

Carmen Blanco is one of our outstanding Bankruptcy Law paralegals. Carmen has been a paralegal in Bankruptcy Law since 2015, working at the Kennewick based Hames, Anderson, Whitlow, & O’Leary (HAWO) law firm. In 2020, Carmen joined the Gravis team with the rest of HAWO law. A native of Pasco, WA, Carmen has a background…

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Timothy D. Anderson

Tim Anderson joined Gravis in 2021 as a Senior Attorney in our Estates & Probate practice area. A life-long resident of Kennewick, Tim, and his whole family are deeply connected to his community. His father was the superintendent of the Kennewick School District, he is a graduate of Kennewick High School (1975), and throughout his…

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John W. O’Leary

John O’Leary joined Gravis in 2021 as a Senior Attorney in our Bankruptcy and Litigation practice areas. Kennewick based but Seattle native, John grew up near Lake Washington. As a young man, his passion and skill for rowing landed him at the University of California at Berkeley, where he studied Natural Resources. After graduating with…

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