Tawnya Nelson joined Speidel Bentsen LLP in 2012. As our Senior Legal Assistant, Tawnya assists the attorneys with a variety of tasks, including document preparation and client coordination. One of her greatest skills is assisting clients with navigating the probate process. She takes great pride in providing support to our clients and finds it to be one of the most rewarding aspects of her position.

Since 2014, Tawnya has provided administrative support and coordination for the North Central Washington Estate Planning Council, a non-profit organization in North Central Washington that provides professional education to local estate planning professionals.

Tawnya graduated cum laude from Central Washington University with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Writing and Literature with a Professional and Creative Writing Specialization.

In her free time, Tawnya enjoys trying to reach her goal of reading 100 books a year, growing flowers and vegetables in her garden, working on remodeling projects with her husband, and spending time with their two dogs and three cats.