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Higgs Fletcher & Mack Adds Associates Kele Bigknife and Lisa Samuth

SAN DIEGO – January 23, 2018 – Higgs Fletcher & Mack (HFM), a San Diego-based, full-service law firm, announced the addition of Kele Bigknife and Lisa Samuth as associate attorneys.

With the firm’s Business Litigation practice group, Kele will represent clients with business, tort, construction, intellectual property and transportation issues. As an intern with Higgs Fletcher & Mack, he researched and composed memoranda on legal issues including commercial contracts, federal Indian law and personal injury disputes.  

At the University of Michigan Law School, Kele served on the Editorial Board of the Michigan Business and Entrepreneurial Law Review. He was also a student attorney for the Michigan Veterans Legal Clinic assisting veterans and their families.  

Lisa joins the Trusts, Estates & Estate Planning Group designing and preparing foundational and multi-generational estate plans for individuals, families and business owners. She also advises clients in estate administration issues and helps clients navigate probate court proceedings and the administration of trusts.

For the San Diego County Bar Association, Lisa served three years on the board of the La Jolla Probate Section, and was a regular host of a weekly radio program about trust and real estate issues.   

“As we prepare to celebrate our 80th anniversary, it’s important to add talented young professionals, which is the key to the firm’s success and its future,” said Steve Cologne, HFM managing partner.

About Higgs Fletcher Mack

Higgs Fletcher & Mack is a multi-service law firm that serves the diverse people and industries that call San Diego home. For more than 75 years, the firm has worked tirelessly with companies and individuals that need legal counsel and representation in and out of the courtroom. Higgs Fletcher & Mack’s nearly 80 attorneys have experience in multiple fields of law, and its internal network of legal professionals frequently coordinate in practice area groups that have multi-disciplinary dimensions, helping clients make a more informed decision. The firm is actively recruiting partner-level talent in complimentary practice areas to provide legal expertise in the San Diego region and beyond. More information is available at www.higgslaw.com.

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