Legal Assistants

Lori Hopkes

Lori has been a legal assistant for Albright Kittell PC since 1998.  Lori’s areas of expertise are probate, guardianships and conservatorships and billings.  Lori has lived her entire life in Tillamook, Oregon with her husband and two lovely daughters.  You may contact Lori at

Julia Bentley

Julia joined Albright Kittell in 2020. She started in the legal field in 1999 and has been passionate about it since. Julia’s primary focus is family law, guardianships and conservatorships as well estate planning. She is also our tech wizard. The little town of Bay City is where she calls home. She loves clamming, crabbing, 4-wheeling and being with her family. She can be contacted through

Hallie Thompson

Hallie joined Albright Kittell in 2021 and quickly made herself indispensable. Hallie is the primary receptionist. Her work focus is corporations and businesses and generally keeping the office running. Hallie loves her dogs and cats. Hallie is a life-long Tillamook County resident, growing up in South County, and now living in Tillamook. She can be contacted through


Other Staff

Buddy aka “Boss”

Buddy is our canine comfort support staff. Buddy is a schichon and is hypoallergenic. Buddy has not met a client he did not like. Buddy loves to attend client conferences and is bound by attorney-client confidentiality to not disclose your confidences to any other dogs or persons. Buddy may only be contacted in person.