Our Team

Jordana McConnell

Jordana McConnell is a Senior Paralegal at The Kiken Group and a certified paralegal who graduated with honors from University of California, Los Angeles. For the past 4 years, Jordana has primarily focused her career on probate matters. Jordana is also a licensed Brazilian attorney with over 10 years of experience in international law operations in Brazil, the United States and Belgium, where she assisted law firms and government entities worldwide in Intellectual Property, International Trade and Immigration matters. Jordana is a passionate linguist and is fluent in Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.

Izabela Oliveira

Izabela Oliveira joined The Kiken Group as Legal Assistant in 2019. Izabela served as a duly Public Law licensed attorney in Brazil for over 7 years. Izabela also holds a certification in International Business Administration from the San Diego University for Integrative Studies. Izabela is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.

Marlene Naraghi

Marlene Naraghi joined Dale Kiken in his practice in 2002, even prior to the incorporation of The Kiken Group. Marlene graduated Cal State Northridge with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and graduated from the American Bar Association’s approved Paralegal program at El Camino College. Marlene’s paralegal experience is augmented by her seven years of banking experience as a Corporate Bank Officer for a California Bank and for Bank of American International in Tehran. Her financial background and experience are a great asset when working upon Trust and Estate matters in the Probate Court. Marlene is often complimented for both her warm people skills and compassionate interactions with parties in Probate Court Conservatorship matters.

Laura Portillo

Laura Portillo joined The Kiken Group as a paralegal in 2019. She graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz with Bachelor’s Degrees in Literature and Language Studies. Laura received her Paralegal Certificate from the University of California, Irvine. Laura is fluent in English and Spanish.