Meet Our Staff

Nancy Yadon - Office Manager & Legal Assistant

Nancy Yadon joined Sevey, Donahue & Talcott in March 2006. She is the office manager and legal assistant to Jeffrey Sevey, Esq. Nancy has over 30 years of experience as a legal secretary, legal assistant, and office manager in the area of personal injury law in both federal and state courts. Nancy's primary responsibilities are to assist in the preparation of cases from discovery to the trial phase, researching factual and legal issues, and preparation of documents. Nancy is extensively involved in the case management and trial preparation.  

Jan Van Roekel - Paralegal

Jan Van Roekel joined Sevey, Donahue & Talcott in July 2009 as a paralegal. Jan provides support to the firm's attorneys with the responsibility of organizing and summarizing the clients' medical records, as well as preparation of the demand letters and related litigation briefs. Jan has over 20 years of paralegal experience in the corporate, real estate, and insurance industries. She received her AA degree and Legal Secretary Program Certificate from Santa Rosa Junior College in 1984, completed the Paralegal program at California State University, Sonoma in 1986, and the Paralegal Certificate Program at the University of Colorado, Denver in 1992.  

Marina Tsushko - Legal Assistant

Marina Tsushko joined Sevey, Donahue & Talcott in August of 2011. She is the Legal Assist to Matthew P. Donahue, Esq. Marina received her BS degree in Criminal Justice from California State University Sacramento in 2011 and has over seven years of legal experience in the area of personal injury. Marina's primary responsibilities include case management, client services, calendaring, and trial preparation. 

Ivan Castro - Paralegal

Ivan Castro joined Sevey, Donahue & Talcott in August of 2011. He provides pre-litigation support and case management for Matthew Donahue. He received his BS degree in Commerce from University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines and AA Degree in Paralegal Studies from MTI College in Sacramento, California.

Erin Yadon - Executive Assistant

Erin joined Sevey, Donahue & Talcott in March 2012 as our Executive Assistant. Erin successfully manages our front desk services as well as the records and file management for the firm. She was born and raised in the Sacramento area, graduated from Rocklin High School in 2001 and attended Sacramento State University. She has over 10 years of experience in customer service and administrative assistant roles. When you visit our office, she will be there to greet you with a smile.