Your Personal Legal Advisors

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so we can fully appreciate your needs and
how best to meet those needs.
Your Team

Darryl Marini, Senior Paralegal

Darryl Marini has over twenty-five years of experience in estate planning. As a supervisor and paralegal, he manages the estate and asset protection planning team at Slater Cosme, PC. Darryl's commitment to excellence and dedication to upholding the highest standards in client services, has allowed him to build and maintain successful relationships with clients, colleagues, attorneys, and collaborative professionals.

Cynthia Wheeler, Legal Secretary

Cynthia Wheeler has over 30 years of experience as a legal secretary with law firms in the Pasadena area and has a solid background in litigation support. Cindy is a graduate of Kent State University.

Susan Cameron, Document Management Specialist

Ms. Cameron graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics. After graduating Ms. Cameron worked for both Eastman Kodak and W.W. Grainger as an Account Sales Manager for many years. She specializes in document management and provides support to the billing and accounting department at Slater Cosme, PC.

Along with her work at Slater Cosme, PC, Ms. Cameron dedicates her time to working with autistic students in the Capistrano Unified School District; volunteers as a Girls Scout Troop Leader; and is a Patroness for the National Charity League, Saddleback Valley Chapter.

Laurena Ruiz, Client Services Specialist | Administrative Assistant

Ms. Ruiz has over ten years of experience in customer service and office administration. As a Client Services Specialist, she is dedicated to providing valuable support to clients, allied professionals, and the Slater Cosme, PC, team.

Along with her work at Slater Cosme, PC, Ms. Ruiz has a passion for working with the public and has dedicated her time to help coordinate events that bring local communities together.

Valleri B. Bowerman, Legal Administrator

Valleri began her career in finance with a global bank and transitioned to law firm administration over 18 years ago. She has significant experience as office manager and firm administrator for several law firms in varied practice areas. Ms. Bowerman oversees operations, payroll, and human resources for the firm. Ms. Bowerman attended Mt. San Antonio College, in Walnut, CA.

Ramisi Gaines, Trust & Estates Paralegal

Ramisi has over 20 years of experience as a paralegal in various practice areas. Ms. Gaines has specialized experience as a Trust & Estates Paralegal for over two years. At Slater Cosme, PC, her focus is estate planning and trust funding. Ramisi is dedicated to providing the highest standards in professionalism and service to clients, and the Slater Cosme, PC, attorneys, paralegals and supporting team members. Ramisi earned her Associate of Arts Degree in Paralegal Studies at Phillips Jr. College, in Northridge, CA.

Benjamin Rodriguez, Trust & Estates Paralegal

Benjamin has over nine years of experience with respected law firms in the Los Angeles Area, providing financial services and support. He assists with providing accounting and financial report services. Mr. Rodriguez is a graduate of California State University Los Angeles.

Tracy Thrower Rodriguez, Director of Accounting Services

Tracy Thrower-Rodriguez is an Accounting and Trust Funding Specialist with Slater Cosme, PC. Ms. Thrower-Rodriguez has a wide array of experience in areas such as finance and trust administration. She assists clients with funding their living trust and asset transfers and distributions upon settlement of trusts and estates. Her background in the securities industry provides expertise with asset transfers and portfolios.

Prior to joining Slater Cosme, PC, Tracy was a Trust Administrator and Property Manager where she tracked the investment performance and tax details of multiple trusts.

Tracy was formerly an Assistant Vice President of Talbot Financial Services of Hawaii, Inc. where she worked as a liaison between multiple insurance companies and the Bank of Hawaii’s investment program where she utilized her skills in office management and sales to expand the bank’s product offerings.

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