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Our Staff


Blake Lertzman is the Operations Director at White Law PLLC, where he manages the day-to-day operations of the law firm. Mr. Lertzman is dedicated to ensuring that our clients have the best possible experience at our law firm.

Blake Lertzman graduated from Michigan State University with a double major in Social Relations and Policy and Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy.


Sohela, Executive Legal Assistant

Sohela is an executive legal assistant at White Law PLLC. She is from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Sohela graduated from Michigan State University’s James Madison College with her Bachelor’s degree in Comparative Cultures and Politics in December 2016. Sohela made the Dean’s List multiple times at MSU.

While completing her degree Sohela interned for Michigan State Representative Stephanie Chang, the MSU Office of International Students and Scholars, and Wakulat Dhirani LLP. In addition, she was actively involved in campus organizations such as MSU Asha for Education, an organization which fundraises for impoverished schools in India, and MSU C.A.R.E, a community oriented volunteer organization which facilitates service projects throughout the greater Lansing area. Sohela has always had a passion for law, and she is interested in pursuing a career in international trade and business law.


Desmond Draper is originally from Detroit, MI where he developed a deep sense of responsibility for his community. He is a Michigan State University graduate with a B.A. in Political Science/Pre-Law as well as a minor of Philosophy and Law. Before joining White Law PLLC Desmond worked as the Director of Operations at The Preeminent Family of Eminent Free Chapel where he organized health, educational, and economic development programs intended to provide support to distressed populations in the Muskegon area.

He has also worked as a Marketing Consultant for De Esco Investments where he helped develop comprehensive marketing strategies that enhanced organizational services. Desmond is excited to be a part of the White Law PLLC team, and he looks forward to assisting the firm in its endeavor to provide phenomenal legal services.


Natalie Borrego, Legal Secretary

Natalie is the Legal Secretary at the office. She is normally the first point of contact when calling the office. She has been with the firm for one year.


Chelsea Kendziorski is a Law Clerk at White Law PLLC. She is in her third year at Michigan State University College of Law. At MSU, Chelsea is an Associate Editor for the Michigan State Law Review and has competed on the school’s Williams Institute Moot Court Team. Before law school, she graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. In her free time, she enjoys playing video games and spending time outside.


Megan is a Law Clerk for White Law PLLC. She is currently in her third year of law school at WMU Cooley Law School. Megan received her undergraduate degree in Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy from Michigan State University. She has been with White Law PLLC since 2013, when she started as a legal assistant.

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Why White Law, PLLC?

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