OUR STAFF

 
 
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Steve Elliott

Settlement Coordinator and Title Agent

 

selliott@pesner.com

(703) 506-9440   ext 246

Steve works for the law firm as a closing coordinator making the initial contact with clients and agents, ordering titles and surveys and assisting with scheduling. He also works on the back-end assisting in real estate post closing matters.

Steve has worked for the law firm's affiliated title agency since 1998 and is licensed in Virginia for two national title insurance companies. Following his original career as a telecommunications technician he acts as the liaison for the law firm for its Information Technology, telecommunications and equipment needs.

 
 
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Alexis Sadural
Senior Paralegal

asadural@pesner.com
(703) 506-9440   ext 250


Alexis joined our firm in May of 2021. Alexis is responsible for assisting Heather Steele and Linh Ly on the litigation team and other attorneys on an as-needed basis. Alexis graduated from George Mason University in 2020 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology, Law & Society and a minor in Forensic Psychology. Prior to joining our firm, Alexis worked as a Legal Assistant in Southern Virginia in Workers’ Compensation. Alexis also has experience through internships with the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children as the Information Technology Intern to the Chief Technology Officer and Valera & Associates as a Legal Intern. In her free time, Alexis enjoys spending time with her dog, Archie, and traveling with her friends and family.

 
 
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Bryce Watanabe

Accounts Manager

bwatanabe@pesner.com

(703) 506-9440   ext 230 

 

Bryce joined our firm in December of 2021. He graduated from the University of Virginia with a mathematics and economics degree, and is also a certified PMP project manager. His hobbies include composing music, gardening, and playing board games with friends.

 
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Noah Rupy

Legal Assistant

nrupy@pesner.com

(703) 506-9440   ext 228

 

“Noah joined our firm in February of 2022. He works in the real estate department, under Susan Pesner and Nana Yeboah as a Legal Assistant, assisting them and the real estate team in various support roles. He currently works full time with us during the summer, and part time during the academic year. He is in his last year at George Mason University, and will be receiving his B.A. in International Relations May 2023, as well as becoming proficient in American Sign Language. In his free time, he enjoys going on backpacking trips, cooking, and reading.” 

 
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Atoosa Haghani

Legal Assistant

ahaghani@pesner.com

(703) 506-9440   ext 234

 

Atoosa joined the firm in May of 2022 and is the newest addition to our Real Estate Department. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2020 majoring in Political Science and minoring in English and GSWS. Prior to joining the firm, Atoosa worked in the General Assembly as a legislative intern for a Senator and was founder of VCU Pre - Law society. Her passions include volunteering with the Association of Administrators of the Interstate Compact on Adoption & Medical Assistance and advocacy work. Her hobbies include spending lots of time with her puppy- Juliet, traveling, yoga, and hiking. She is also a native Farsi speaker!

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Aisyah Setiawan

Legal Assistant

asetiawan@pesner.com

(703) 506-9440   ext 252

 

Aisyah joined our firm in August of 2022 and has been assisting the litigation team.

She attended Virginia Commonwealth University, where she earned her Bachelor's of Fine Arts in 2021. Prior to joining the firm, she has served in mission driven organizations dedicated to spreading cultural awareness to the community.

She has a curiosity for the legal system and looks forward to learning about the ins and outs of court. When she's not in the office, you can find her relaxing at home with a book or cooking home meals for her loved ones.