MATHEW A. WORK | FOUNDER & EQUITY PARTNER
Attorney Mathew Work founded Work Law, now Carlson & Work in 2016 with the mission of making the practice of law more approachable. Mathew is a nationally recognized trial attorney, professor of law, political advisor. Mathew is the President of the Reno Charter Committee where he represents Mayor Hillary Schieve. Mathew also serves on the boards of Montreux, Axiom Group LLP., Nevada Moot Court, and Lakeridge Shores.
REBECCA J. CARLSON | CO-FOUNDER & EQUITY PARTNER
Attorney Rebecca Carlson is widely considered one of the state’s premier family law attorneys. Her early success has earned her recognition as one of Nevada’s youngest attorneys to have ever obtained partnership status. Since becoming the firm’s managing partner, her drive and abilities as a trial attorney have earned her a reputation second
LAUREN DRISCOLL | ATTORNEY & GENERAL MANAGER
Lauren was born and raised in Northern California and moved to Reno in 2017 upon receiving her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Nevada. Lauren accepted a position at Carlson & Work in the Fall of 2017 as an unpaid intern.
Within a month, Lauren was promoted to Legal Assistant and within six months, she was the General Manager of the firm.
KATHLEEN MANGAN | FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY
Kathleen Cooke Mangan is a distinguished attorney hailing from a lineage of accomplished legal professionals stretching back four generations in Northern Nevada. Born and raised in Reno, she is deeply rooted in the community.
JARED C. CLARK | OF COUNSEL
C. Jared Clark earned his Juris Doctor degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law (“TJSL”) in San Diego, California, where he graduated cum laude, and his Bachelor of Science, Pre-Professional Biology, from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. During his studies at TJSL, Jared also attended TJSL’s international studies through the Faculté de Droit de I’Universiteé de Nice located in Nice, France.
TAYLOR SHOWERS | OPERATIONS MANAGER
Taylor was born and raised in Reno, Nevada. Taylor began her career as a receptionist for a local education firm, specializing in business law. In 2019, Taylor continued her education by completing the paralegal certificate course at University of Reno, Nevada. After completing the course she was promoted to a senior paralegal. In 2020, Taylor was offered a position as a
NICHOLE VALDEZ | SENIOR PARALEGAL
Nichole’s legal career began at the age of 18, when she joined a boutique family law firm in her hometown of Bakersfield, CA. Her innate curiosity and self-motivation led her to master the intricacies of the legal world, paving her way to becoming a seasoned paralegal. In 2007, Nichole embraced a new chapter in Northern Nevada, where she has continued to thrive both personally and professionally.
GABRIELA DORADO | PARALEGAL
Gabriela was born and raised in Reno, Nevada. She graduated from UNR in 2020 with dual bachelor’s degrees in Criminal Justice and Psychology. She has over three years of legal
experience in Immigration Law, Family Law, and Personal Injury.
KELLIE WESTBROOK | LEGAL ASSISTANT
Kellie was born and raised in Reno, Nevada where she grew up spending time with her family skiing on Mt. Rose and competing in skiing competitions. Prior to joining Carlson and Work Law Firm, Kellie spent over 10 years in Customer Service
where she received multiple awards for her problem solving and communication skills.
GABE KENNEDY | PARALEGAL