Director of Finance and Administration
Danielle Sonntag is the Director of Finance and Administration at Lieser Skaff Alexander. She oversees the day-to-day operations and ensures that the firm provides high-caliber customer service to its clients. Danielle attended Florida State University where she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Danielle started at Lieser Skaff Alexander in 2014 and was quickly promoted to the role of Office Administrator and then to the Director of Finance and Administration role.
Danielle is responsible for accounts payable/receivable, bookkeeping, monthly billing, collections, marketing, and special projects. She also spearheads human resources and firm management. Danielle takes great pleasure in ensuring that the firm runs smoothly and that each client receives the attention and responsiveness they deserve.
Francesca Giambanco is the Assistant Office Administrator at Lieser Skaff Alexander. She joined the firm in January of 2018 as a Legal Assistant and transitioned into the Assistant Office Administrator role in May of 2021. Francesca previously worked as a Legal Assistant and a Trial Assistant for the Solicitor General in Atlanta, Georgia.
She is currently responsible for various administrative services at the firm, including client management, employee management and providing overall support to our staff. She ensures the LSA team is always providing excellent customer service to all of our clients and ensures the firm runs smoothly each and every day.
Francesca graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Affairs concentrating in Diplomatic and International Service.
She is fluent in English, Spanish and Italian.
Robin Bradley is a Lieser Skaff Alexander Paralegal and brings over 17 years of experience to our firm. Her diverse background includes litigation support and audit services. She works with legal assistants and attorneys as part of our team that delivers superior legal services to our clients.
Robin graduated from Auburn University at Montgomery with a Legal Assistant (paralegal) Certificate, a Health Care Administration and Policy Certification, a Bachelor’s Degree in Justice and Public Safety and a Master’s Degree in Judicial Administration.
Katie Turley is a Lieser Skaff Alexander Paralegal and brings over 10 years of legal experience to the firm. Her background includes legal support for commercial and civil litigation. Katie plays a key role in delivering superior legal services to our clients while working with legal assistants and attorneys in a multifaceted capacity.
Katie graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminology, and Charleston Southern University with a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, Summa Cum Laude. She is a Certified Paralegal (CP) and a Florida Registered Paralegal (FRP). She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Tampa Bay Paralegal Association and has done so for several years.
Paralegal & Executive Assistant
Shakena Lester is a Lieser Skaff Alexander Paralegal and Executive Assistant to Managing Partner, Jeff Lieser. She brings over 11 years of legal experience to the firm with a background in civil litigation. Shakena prides herself in providing an excellent service to our clients all while assisting Attorney Lieser with various business and operational aspects.
Shakena graduated Summa Cum Laude from Hillsborough Community College with an Associate of Science Degree in Paralegal Studies, and was a member of Lambda Epsilon Chi, the National Honor Society in Paralegal/Legal Assistant Studies.
Dot Bourgeois is a Lieser Skaff Alexander Legal Assistant. She works with paralegals, legal assistants, and attorneys to provide our clients with the best customer service through various legal tasks required to move cases forward. She is also responsible for speaking with prospective clients of the firm. She takes great pleasure in ensuring all prospective clients and current clients are well informed and that everyone receives the attention and responsiveness they deserve.
Dot comes to Lieser Skaff Alexander with over 4 years of experience forming and maintaining client relationships, as an Operations Manager with a staffing company. She received her bachelor’s degree in Coastal Environmental Science from Louisiana State University, and she is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Global Sustainability at the University of South Florida.
Client Intake Coordinator
Lorin Lynch is the Client Intake Coordinator at Lieser Skaff Alexander and joined the firm in 2022. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Forensic Psychology at Southern New Hampshire University.
Lorin comes to LSA with 5 years of experience working in hospitality, where she has developed strong customer service skills. At Lieser Skaff Alexander, Lorin provides current and potential clients with the highest caliber of customer support and plays a key role in onboarding new clients.