Cheri joined Clayton & Diemer in January of 2022. She has been working in the legal field since 1971 – with 30 years in Alaska. She drove from Fort Lauderdale to Anchorage in 1989 in her little red pickup truck with a parrot in the front seat, after vacationing to view the Iditarod, in what proved to be an amazing trip across country. She was raised in Illinois, graduated from Miami Norland H.S. in Florida, and attended the University of Alaska’s paralegal program. Passions have been volunteering for many years in the local level of the Miss America pageant in Florida, as well as rescuing a border collie/husky mix, named Lupin. Her other interests include camping, fishing, photography, needlework, and recently beginning to learn the guitar and ukulele.