Staff

About Us Staff

Staff

Lindsey Mitchell

Lindsey Mitchell

Lindsey Mitchell is a Senior Paralegal at Virtus Law working in the Estate Planning and Litigation departments.  Lindsey has been with the firm since 2013.  Her professional experience comes from real estate and being a business owner.

Lindsey has a bachelor’s degree from St. Cloud State University.  She has three young sons who keep her busy and entertained.

Tyanne Smith

Tyanne Smith is a Legal Assistant at Virtus Law.  Tyanne’s professional experience runs from Intellectual Property to Estate Planning and she has over 20 years of experience in the legal field.  Tyanne uses her experience in assisting the firm with legal matters, primarily focusing in the area of Estate Planning.

In her spare time Tyanne enjoys spending time with her family and friends (and two cats), cooking, reading, running her Airbnb and traveling. She is an active volunteer with the Cambridge Surplus Food Distribution program.

Tyanne Smith
Cameron Brandt

Cameron Brandt

Cameron Brandt is an office administrator at Virtus Law and his tasks range from client onboarding to assisting attorneys with various projects. Cameron is a junior at the University of St. Thomas where he is studying accounting and planning to attend Law School.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends (and two dogs), waterskiing, and traveling.

Olivia Baxter

Olivia is an Executive Assistant at Virtus Law with professional experience in communications and marketing. She graduated from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities with a BIS degree in 2019.

Olivia lives in Lake Elmo and enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and all their little ones! She is the proud owner of a dog named Frank who looks just like her (curly brown hair and all). In her spare time, Olivia loves watching and discussing movies, writing, kayaking, dancing, and collecting rocks! She also is an active member of Saint Paul’s Saint Patrick’s Day Association where she volunteers and celebrates her Irish heritage.

Olivia Baxter
Karin Wells

Karin Wells

Karin Wells is a Paralegal at Virtus Law working primarily in the Litigation and Probate departments. She began a career transition from health coaching to the legal field in 2020 (much to the excitement of her father who is a retired attorney) and received her paralegal certification from Inver Hills Community College in 2021. Karin previously completed a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in holistic health from St. Catherine University.

Combining her experience in writing and research with her passion for helping people, Karin works to support the attorneys in achieving the best possible outcomes for Virtus clients.

In her spare time Karin can be found sipping coffee with friends, biking and skiing with her husband, reading stories to her nieces and nephews, and teaching her pet rabbit new tricks.

Julia Lavigne

Julia Lavigne is a law clerk at Virtus Law. Julia is a second-year law student at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, and she got her bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina. Julia uses her expanding knowledge to assist the firm with various tasks such as drafting estate plans, lease agreements and contracts.

When she is not studying or working Julia enjoys spending time with her dogs and horses, volunteering at animal shelters, and travelling. She enjoys going to her cabin in Wisconsin in the summer with her family.

Julia Lavigne
Abbey Kost

Abbey Kost

Abbey Kost is a law clerk at Virtus Law. Abbey received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities and is currently a second-year law student at the University of St. Thomas – School of Law. Abbey uses her experience to assist the firm with a variety of legal matters.

Outside of school and work, Abbey stays busy by running a small online boutique. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, reading, and listening to podcasts.

Samantha Literovich

Samantha Literovich is the Intake, Sales, and WealthCounsel Coordinator for Virtus Law. She has an A.S. degree in Paralegal studies from Inver Hills Community College. Samantha uses her paralegal background and he impeccable customer service experience to provide client intake and marketing services as well as assisting coordinating the WealthCounsel Peer Group meetings.

In her spare time Samantha loves to spend time with her husband playing video games and reading comic books. She loves science fiction and studying European history and mythology. She also gets involved in costume designing for local comic and sci-fi conventions.

Samantha Literovich

Denise McLane

Denise McLane is an administrative assistant at Virtus Law.  Denise manages reception and works in the estate planning, litigation, and general administration departments at the firm.

On her time away from the office, she enjoys spending time designing flower arrangements and spending time with family.