Our Team

Expertise. Compassion. Results.

Caleb O. Lyman

Caleb O. Lyman is a founding partner at Alta Legal. Caleb provides legal services in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, and other injury related services. Caleb is fluent in Spanish and enjoys serving the Latino members of our communities.

Caleb O. Lyman is licensed to practice law in both Utah and Arizona. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Oregon-College of Law. Caleb enjoys playing on his Harley Davidson, mountain biking, and traveling with his family.

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Ky M. Papke

Ky M. Papke is a managing partner of Alta Legal and an experienced trial attorney providing legal services in the areas of Personal Injury.

Ky M. Papke is licensed to practice law in both Utah and Arizona. In 2018, Ky was selected as a top 40 under 40 trial attorney by the National Trial Lawyers. Ky is a member of the Utah Association for Justice, American Bar Association, American Association for Justice, Utah State Bar Association, Arizona State Bar Association, and licensed to practice in both State and Federal Courts.

Ky earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Idaho – College of Law. Ky is an avid golfer and downhill skier and enjoys traveling with his wife and children.

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John Christiansen

John Christiansen is an attorney providing legal services covering a wide variety of areas including, Business Law, Bankruptcy, and Workers’ Compensation claims.

John Christiansen, who practices law in Provo, Utah, was selected to Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars list for 2017 – 2020. This peer designation is awarded only to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state. The Rising Stars selection process takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other cogent factors. Through his efforts over the past 10 years as an attorney, he has recovered millions of dollars for his clients through litigation and settlement. Additionally, he has assisted Utahns and Utah businesses in eliminating and reorganizing hundreds of millions of dollars of debts.

John is very knowledgeable in the law. Outside of his law practice he has designed and taught dozens of courses both on-line and on-ground for Utah Valley University and Eagle Gate College in the area of legal studies.

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Terrell R. Lee

Terrell R. Lee is an experienced attorney serving clients for over a decade. Terrell practices in the areas of Wills, Trusts & Estates, Workers Compensation, Probate, and other general Business legal matters. Terrell earned his Juris Doctorate from Penn State – College of Law. Terrell is a member of the Utah Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, the Utah State Bar Association, and is licensed to practice law in State and Federal Courts.

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Juliana Manzanarez

Juliana Manzanarez is an experienced attorney at Alta Legal. The daughter of immigrants she understands the value of serving her local community and assisting those who may not understand the legal process. Juliana’s practice focuses on personal injury and immigration.

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Brad Sweat

Bradley C. Sweat, graduated from Utah Valley University, B.A., and the University of Idaho College of Law,, J.D., cum laude. Prior to joining Alta Legal Brad worked in a boutique Utah trial firm dedicated to litigation and jury trials. Prior to moving to Utah Brad was a partner with Crowley Fleck PLLP and represented multiple companies and clients in several states. Brad is a Utah native and is excited to be back in the beehive state. He is married with four children and resides in Bluffdale, Utah.

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Eneyda

Case Manager – Personal Injury

Eneyda has several years experience assisting clients and fighting on their behalf against the insurance companies. She is bilingual in English and Spanish. Eneyda handles all day to day communications with clients, property and loss wage issues, as well as medical treatment overview.

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Vanessa

Case Manager – Personal Injury

Vanessa has been fighting for clients for several years at Alta Legal. She is bilingual in English and Spanish. Vanessa handles all day to day communications with clients and assists with property, loss wage, and medical treatment overview. Vanessa is the proud mother of a daughter.

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Martha

Case Manager – Personal Injury

Martha has been managing personal injury cases for several years with Alta Legal. She is bilingual in English and Spanish. Martha handles all day to day communications with clients, assists with property and loss wage issues, and assists in medical treatment overview. She is the proud mother of two children and loves to travel. Martha has recently received her certificate as a Master Medical Esthetician.

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Gary Lyman

Chief Financial Officer

Gary has been with Alta Legal since its founding in 2014. Gary brings a wide range of experience from the private and public sectors to his position at Alta. Gary earned his a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Master Degree in Public Affairs from Boise State University. Gary is the proud father of four children and sixteen grandchildren. In his spare time Gary enjoys going on adventures with his wife, traveling the world, reading extensively, and riding his Harley Davidson.

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Katie

Records Manager

Katie is the firms manger over records. She oversees the collection and processing of thousands of records a month. Katie earned her Bachelors Degree from Utah Valley University. Katie is fluent in American Sign Language. She is very independent and in her spare time enjoys traveling the world, and sporting activities.

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Yadira

Case Manager – Workers Compensation

Yadira assists attorney Terrell R. Lee in his workers compensation practice as well as other practice areas. She has extensive experience in workers compensation matters. Yadira is the proud mother of six children who keep her very busy. She enjoys spending time outside the office with her husband and children.

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Daniel

Litigation Paralegal

Daniel handles and assists the attorneys in all matters of litigation procedures, document preparation, scheduling, and client management. Daniel is proficient in all matters of personal injury claims practice and assists the attorneys when cases move from claims to litigation. Daniel is a native of Nevada and moved to Utah to attend school. Daniel enjoys online gaming and reading extensively.

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Mayra

Marketing and Community Outreach

Mayra is extremely active in the latino community and participates in several non-profit organizations whose primary purposes are to assist the latino community. She is passionate about serving this community. Mayra heads Alta Legal’s community outreach and marketing efforts. In her spare time Mayra loves spending time with her daughter.

Kevin

Finance Assistant

Kevin assists with Alta Legal’s finance department in managing, documenting, and finalizing settlement disbursements to clients. He assists our CFO with all financial aspects of the law firm. Kevin has finance experience and is currently attending Utah Valley University studying accounting.

Yaqueline

Administrative Assistant

Yaqueline oversees several important office functions here at Alta. She assists with clients communications, works with Intake process, and otherwise assists in answering and directing phone calls within the law firm.

Mercedes

Case Manager – Personal Injury

Mercedes has several years experience assisting clients and fighting on their behalf against the insurance companies. She is bilingual in English and Spanish. Mercedes handles all day to day communications with clients, property and loss wage issues, as well as medical treatment overview.

Citlali

Bankruptcy and Immigration Paralegal

Citlali assists attorney John Christiansen in all aspects of the firms bankruptcy department. She also assists attorney Juliana Manzanarez in building our immigration practice in Utah. Citlali has experience in the banking industry as well as customer service. She is the proud mother of three intelligent and beautiful daughters.

Carina Z.

Intake Manager

Carina handles and manages all aspects of the law firms intake process. Carina is proficient in all matters of personal injury work and assists Case Managers in data collection to assist clients achieve their goals. Prior to joining Alta Legal Carina worked with a large Utah based personal injury law firm. She has several years of experience navigating the complexities of insurance coverages and injury claims. Carina resides in Ogden with her family

Paola

Case Manager – Personal Injury

Paola is a recent graduate of BYU-Idaho where she received her bachelors degree in Public Relations. She has several years experience in customer service and supervising staff. Paola is fluent in English and Spanish. Paola handles all day to day communications with clients, property and loss wage issues, as well as medical treatment overview.

Mia

Administrative Assistant

Mia works in our Arizona Office as the front desk administrative assistant. Mia oversees all incoming phone calls to the Arizona Office as well as several other main office functions.

Yari

Administrative Assistant

Yari oversees all operations at the firms Salt Lake Office. She assists several office staff with records, intake, case management, customer service, incoming calls, and much more. Yari is fluent in English and Spanish.

Leticia

Office Support

Leticia has been working in the legal industry for almost a decade. She received her Bachelors in Law at the University of Latin America in Guadalajara, Mexico. She is fluent in both English and Spanish. She assists several office staff with records, intake, case management, administrative duties, incoming calls, and much more.

Carina G

Senior Immigration Paralegal

Carina assist attorney Juliana Manzanarez in the firms immigration practice. Carina has worked in the legal industry for over a decade and brings this experience to Alta Legal. Carina is a native of Arizona and dedicates her career to assisting clients navigate the complex area of immigration law

Aleyda

Case Manager – Personal Injury

Aleyda has been working in the legal industry for over a decade in Utah. She has extensive experience in customer service, case management, insurance claims, and staff supervision and training. Aleyda is fluent in both English and Spanish. Aleyda handles all day to day communications with clients, property and loss wage issues, as well as medical treatment overview.

Mileibi

Case Manager – Personal Injury

Mileibi has been managing personal injury cases for several years. She has extensive experience with insurance claims, customer service, and working with attorneys in the personal injury industry. She is fluent in English and Spanish. Mileibi handles all day to day communications with clients, property and loss wage issues, as well as medical treatment overview.

Kelsie

Senior Claim Negotiator

Kelsie brings extensive experience to Alta Legal in sales and the insurance industry. She is passionate about communication and working with others to resolve difficult differences. Kelsie’s main role at Alta Legal is assisting attorneys in negotiating insurance claims with insurance adjusters. She is an Utah native and resides in Layton with her family.

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