Our Team

The Law Office of Nina Salarno Besselman is a different type of law firm and her team represents that philosophy.  Simply put, they care.  Upon entering the office, you immediately experience the open, empathetic and friendly approach of her staff and the kindness of Howie, the therapy dog.  

Nina Salarno Besselman
Attorney / Owner

As our fearless leader, Nina is a powerhouse when it comes to advocating for her clients but kind and compassionate when working them.
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Juli Houston
Juli Houston-Gray
Legal Assistant

Juli is in charge of Nina’s schedule, corresponding over the phone and via emails with clients and helps to prepare various legal documents.

Anna Berry
Anna Berry
Administrative Assistant

When you call or arrive at the office, most like Anna’s cheerful demeanor will greet you.  She also coordinates court appearances, filings and scheduling.

Melissa Morgan
Melissa Morgan

Melissa volunteers her time to support Crime Victims United.  As a victim herself, she is passionate about helping victims.

Larissa Meutzel
Chief Financial Officer

Larissa is our fiscal manager who stays on top of everything financial. She streamlines processes for us and keeps everything moving.

Sheryl Petersen
Community Outreach

Part of our uniqueness is our involvement in the community. In this effort, Sheryl coordinates a variety of programs that benefit organizations and individuals throughout our area.

Stephanie Jacoby
Stephanie Jacoby
Community Projects

Stephanie works with Sheryl in our community outreach by coordinating projects.  She also assists in our effort to support victims and their rights.

Juli Marx
Design / Social Media

Owner of Image Net, Juli spends a lot time making us look good, both in print and with social media and is involved in our community outreach.

Harriet Salarno
Founder, Crime Victims United

Harriet, Nina’s mother and founder of Crime Victims United, often assists with victims of crime to provide support and answer questions from her knowledge gained from her personal experience of tragic loss.

Howie the Therapy Dog
The Therapy Dog

Life can be challenging during legal upsets.  Howie will greet you when you visit the office and stand by you when you  need support.