Michael L. Lessmeier.  Mr. Lessmeier is a 1976 graduate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (BA Speech Communication), where he was recognized for outstanding achievement in the Department of Speech, Drama and Radio, and a 1979 graduate of the Willamette University College of Law. He has been practicing law in Alaska since 1979 and has been actively trying cases to juries in Alaska since 1981. Mr. Lessmeier is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.  He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.  He has earned the highest Martindale-Hubbell legal directory rating of AV, which is defined as: "Very high to preeminent legal ability and very high ethical standards as established by confidential opinions from members of the Bar." He was the primary trial counsel in each of the cases described in Representative Trial Results. Mr. Lessmeier's entire career has been devoted to civil trial advocacy and over the course of that career he has successfully handled hundreds of litigated cases. He regularly represents physicians, hospitals, lawyers and a wide variety of individuals and businesses. While his primary interest is civil trial work, Mr. Lessmeier has represented clients on legislative and administrative issues and in the course of that representation has testified extensively before the Alaska legislature on insurance issues and issues relating to Alaska's civil justice system. He has been an invited presenter on civil litigation issues for the Alaska Bar Association's Continuing Legal Education Program. He was appointed in 2000 to the Alaska Redistricting Board and as an independent member of that Board successfully fought for a unanimous statewide redistricting plan. The redistricting cases are reported at 44 P.3d 141 and 47 P.3d 1089.

Gregory W. Lessmeier.  (Of Counsel)  Mr. Lessmeier is a 1977 magna cum laude graduate of Buena Vista College (Bachelor's degree in accounting), a 1981 graduate of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks (Master of Business Administration), and a 1981 graduate of the University of Colorado School of Law. He has been practicing law in Alaska since 1982, and has tried cases throughout Southeastern Alaska from Ketchikan to Haines as well as in Anchorage and Fairbanks. He has represented individuals, businesses, school districts, and municipalities throughout the State of Alaska. Most of his practice is devoted to personal injury, property damage, and insurance cases. He also represents clients in construction, commercial, and administrative matters. He has represented numerous officers involved in Coast Guard liability actions. He represents clients of the firm on domestic relations issues. He has handled numerous cases before the Alaska Supreme Court. When not practicing, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children exploring Southeast Alaska.

Sheldon E. Winters.   Mr. Winters is a life-long resident of southeast Alaska, primarily Juneau. He is a cum laude graduate of Central Washington University (BA Economics), where he was awarded one of the University's select legislative internships with the Washington State Legislature. He graduated from the University of Puget Sound School of Law (now Seattle University) in 1985, where he was awarded the Manders Foundation Scholarship for the most outstanding Alaska student. Mr. Winters' practice over the past 22 years has focused on civil trial work and alternative dispute resolution. He has tried cases throughout Southeast Alaska and argued multiple cases before the Alaska Supreme Court. He represents various institutions, insurers and individuals throughout Southeast Alaska and is general counsel to a number of Alaska corporations. He has significant experience representing clients with insurance disputes and regularly represents clients in their interactions with the Alaska Division of Insurance and before the Alaska Legislature. He was recently asked to be the insurance industry representative for the Alaska Highway Safety Improvement Program. Mr. Winters has taught as an adjunct Professor at the University of Alaska Southeast and given various legal seminars to a variety of business groups. He has worked as a Hearing Officer with the State of Alaska. Outside of his practice, Mr. Winters is very active in the Juneau community, being a member of various local boards including the local Little League Board (past President), Hospice Foundation (past President) and the Juneau and State Chamber of Commerce. He is a regular coach in local youth sports and spends his free time with his wife and two active children.