Hein is an associate at the Firm and has practiced law for twelve
years concentrating primarily in bankruptcy and business litigation.
She received her B.A. degree from the University of California at
Davis. Ms. Hein graduated from the University of San Francisco School
of Law in 1991, where she received an American Jurisprudence Award
in Legal Research and Writing. She was an extern to the Honorable
Daniel M. Hanlon in the Complex Litigation Department of San Francisco
Superior Court. Ms. Koerpel was an associate at Larson & Burnham
in Oakland and at Bennett & Rowland in San Francisco. Ms. Hein
has extensive experience in representing creditors and trustees
in bankruptcy cases. She is a member of the San Francisco and San
Mateo Bar Associations. She also currently acts as a mediator/arbitrator
with several community based alternative dispute resolution organizations.