Biographies

Our attorneys and support staff are dedicated to providing unmatched personal attention and responsiveness. We are highly trained and experienced, and our flat organizational structure guarantees you have direct access to our lawyers.

Michael Ortiz

Michael Ortiz

Partner

Michael focuses primarily on the litigation of business, surety, construction, and commercial real estate disputes. He also routinely manages litigation for clients with operations in several states. Michael is also a certified mediator and arbitrator.

John-Paul Schick

John-Paul Schick

Partner

John-Paul focuses on commercial real estate and business transactions. He routinely drafts and interprets contracts. John-Paul also helps with all phases of company’s life. He also handles disputes, litigation, and arbitration of issues in these areas.

Heather Connor

Heather Connor

Partner

Heather focuses on surety law, business litigation, and corporate formation and maintenance. She routinely advises national surety companies and local and international companies on corporate, employment, and litigation matters.

Sean Doyle

Sean Doyle

Associate

Sean focuses primarily on the litigation of business, surety, construction, and commercial real estate disputes. He also routinely advises clients on compliance with state and federal fair housing and disability laws.

Melinda Hemphill

Melinda Hemphill

Associate

Melinda focuses on business and construction litigation and law. She has in the past practiced medical malpractice, wrongful death, and personal injury litigation.

Seth Walker

Seth Walker

Associate

Seth Walker graduated from UNC School of Law in May 2016 and joined the firm in September 2016.

Wilson Getchell

Wilson Getchell

Paralegal

Wilson joined the firm in 2015 as a paralegal. Prior to Ortiz & Schick, Wilson worked in the felony unit of the Coconino County Attorney’s Office in Flagstaff, AZ.

Robyn Myers

Robyn Myers

Operations & Marketing Manager

As the Operations & Marketing Manager, Robyn handles billing, payroll, accounts payable, marketing, personnel matters and much more.

Kathryn Braswell

Kathryn Braswell

Administrative Assitant

Kathryn joined Oritz & Schick in 2016 as the legal assistant. She manages organizational tasks within the office such as incoming and outgoing mail, scheduling, and file maintenance.