The Higbee & Associates Consumer Advocacy Mission Statement

To provide financially distressed clients with dynamic consumer rights representation through excellence in legal advocacy, client communication and technology.

To create an environment that promotes collaboration, creative problem solving, personal skill development and employee empowerment that mutually benefits clients and employees.

 

Meet Our Attorneys and Staff

Mathew K. Higbee

Founding Attorney

Mathew Higbee utilizes his unique blend of legal and professional skills to deliver success for his clients. He has handled a wide-range of cases in both criminal and civil courts and in seven different states. He is a graduate of the University of Utah's SJ Quinney College of Law.   

Melissa Clark

Associate Attorney

Ms. Melissa Clark handles litigation and bankruptcy for distressed consumers and small businesses. She also handles criminal defense cases in Florida and Arizona. She graduated with honors from the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law where she a member of the Utah Law Review.    

Katherine Sandoval

Supervising Attorney

Ms. Sandoval is the Supervising Attorney for the firm. She has over six years of experience exclusively working in the litigation field and has vast experience in handling collection cases.   

Jamila Ha

Supervising Legal Assistant

Ms. Ha is a Senior Legal Assistant for the firm. She started with us as an intern in the Civil Litigation Department and, through hard work and dedication, worked her way up to Senior Legal Assistant.   

Angelica Martinez

Operations Manager

Ms. Martinez first started as an intern for human resources before moving into bankruptcy. She enjoys that she can use her legal, accounting, and finance skills to help people solve their problems.   

Courtney Bramstedt

Legal Assistant

My favorite moment at work is hearing that a settlement agreement has been made for one of our FDCPA cases and getting to share the good news to the client that their harassment has stopped and that they will receive restitution.   

Kevin Dinh

Legal Assistant

The one thing that Kevin loves the most about his job is that he feels that he can leave work each day knowing that he helped someone and made a difference because, at the end of the day, that is the most important thing.   

Nikki Khorram

Legal Assistant

Ms. Khorram oversees the final stages of the debt settlement cases, which include processing all settlements to completion. The most rewarding part of her job as being a legal assistant is watching the impact of having our clients become debt free.