Paralegal to Lorna S. Corrigan and Henry T. Newton/Office Administrator
Valeta has been employed as a legal secretary/paralegal since 1974 and has been a valued member of Newton Kight since October 1986. She started her career at The Williams, Novack & Hansen Law Firm. The majority of her time is devoted to probate matters, personal injury, estate planning, landlord/tenant and civil litigation matters. In addition to providing secretarial and paralegal support for Henry Newton and Lorna Corrigan, Valeta does the billing for the firm and in-house IT/network administration.
Valeta grew up in Stanwood, Washington, and graduated from high school there in 1973. In 1974-75, she completed the Probate Paralegal and Law Orientation classes at Edmonds Community College.
For over 30 years Valeta was a member of and very active in the music department of The Grove Church in Marysville, Washington, playing piano/keyboard on the worship team. In addition, she enjoys working out, walking and hiking; attending/watching Mariners, Seahawks and Husky Football games; playing piano/keyboard for weddings and funerals; and spending time with friends and family, including Copper, her Chihuahua/Terrier.