Our Friendly Staff

Stephanie Allen
Paralegal

Stephanie began assisting in Bill Berg’s law office in 2006. Previously she had worked with Bill as the first paid staff coordinator for the Panhandle Alliance for Education.

She grew up in the Chicago area, earned an associate degree in Virginia after studying to be a legal assistant/paralegal, and moved to Sandpoint 19 years ago. Stephanie has held a variety of positions, including paralegal, ski instructor, trail crew supervisor, administrative assistant, bookkeeper, associate to the president and HR coordinator at CEDU Schools.

Stephanie likes to ski and sail with her three children. She also likes to cook, knit, golf and run. A few years ago she completed the Spokane marathon.  She is a board member for Community Cancer Services and CARE @Sandpoint High School, Inc.

 

 

Michele Hutchings
Bankruptcy Clerk

Michele arrived in Sandpoint in 2004 with her husband and two daughters, having moved here from Southern California.

She has been a small businesses owner and was an active volunteer in 4-H and the YMCA while her two daughters were growing up. Through the years Michele has worked as a switchboard operator, in magazine advertising, promotional advertising, and managed a real estate office.

During high school Michele lived in Tehran, Iran and had the opportunity to travel in Europe and the Middle East. Now, she is happy to be at home in Sandpoint spending time with her family and dogs, gardening, cooking, reading and enjoying the great outdoors.

 

 

Sue Shelledy
File Clerk

Sue is an Idaho native and a graduate of the University of Idaho.  She grew up in Moscow and has lived in Salt Lake City and Baton Rouge, Louisiana where her husband, Jay, teaches journalism at Louisiana State University. Sue has a long history with the Sandpoint area, vacationing at Glengary Bay as a child and later spending summers at Bottle Bay with Jay and her son, Ian.

She has worked as a news editor, newspaper production manager, and most recently as a development director.  Her son recently married and is now living in Fort Collins, Colorado.  Sue enjoys traveling, reading, gardening and cooking and is thrilled to be back in the Northwest.

 

 

Kirsten Noll
File Clerk

Kirsten was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and came to the U.S. as a young child. After earning her B.A. from Northwestern University, with a major in Art, she worked in graphic design, visual merchandising, sales, and interior design. More recently, she worked as a bankruptcy case manager in Springfield, Illinois.

Kirsten and her husband, Joe, retired to the beautiful shores of Lake Pend Orielle in 1998 to escape the climate of the Midwest and to be closer to family who live in the Seattle area. She and her husband enjoy fusing glass and have been creating and selling bowls, plates and jewelry since 2003.

Painting, needle felting, knitting, gardening, traveling and being a grandmother are some of Kirsten’s favorite activities. Her two grandchildren have learned to ski at Schweitzer and she and Joe look forward to their annual visit from Wisconsin.