Tawnya Nelson joined Speidel Bentsen LLP in 2012. As our Senior Legal Assistant, she supports Mr. Speidel and Mr. Bentsen with a variety of projects, including document preparation, client coordination, and file maintenance. Tawnya takes great pride is assisting our clients with navigating the probate process from start to finish, 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 attempting 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 growing number of pets.