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Meet Our Team

Meet our team of experienced legal professionals who take winning cases for our clients seriously and the awards with honor, as our passion for protecting the injured in Utah is recognized by our peers.

Cynthia Brown

Litigation paralegal

Cynthia Brown is a litigation paralegal. She supports attorney Chase A. Adams in different areas of civil litigation. Her skills include completing, submitting, and storing all pertinent legal documentation, helping communication among parties remain clear and consistent, and any other tasks that come her way. In her spare time, Cynthia can be found spending time with her family. She loves the Pacific Northwest, and between road trips, the scenery, and the local music and art, her appreciation has only grown. Besides coastal cities, her favorite place to be is anywhere she can show up as a Utes fan!

Izzy Steele

Legal Assistant

Izzy Steele joined Steele Adams Hosman as a legal assistant. In addition to filing client records and communicating directly with insurance providers, she greets clients and friends when they come to the office. Her organization, effective communication, and welcoming nature have been imperative to helping the firm run smoothly. Izzy enjoys singing and does musical theater in her community. She’s been in productions like The Adams Family and Les Miserables and proudly
raised money for patients going through cancer treatment with ticket sales.

Erika Sylvia

Litigation paralegal

Erika Sylvia works as a litigation paralegal supporting attorneys with medical malpractice and personal injury cases. Her skills include managing client deadlines, clear communication, and
ensuring a case has her personal attention from litigation to trial. Her emphasis on connecting with clients and ability to take quick action for resolution make her a valuable asset to any case. In her spare time, Erika can usually be found at the softball/baseball fields cheering on her kids and enjoying the mountains with her family.

Karen Meneses


Karen Meneses is a pre-litigation paralegal. With years of experience in injury claims, Karen helps clients navigate through collecting evidence, documenting accidents, accessing health care records, and most of all she helps clients feel supported and heard after a traumatic injury. Her ability to listen carefully and pay attention to details makes her guidance during the pre-filing process of litigation so effective. Family and service are huge parts of Karen’s life. When she is not at work, she explores the city and mountains with her son, trying new restaurants or visiting Salt Lake’s parks and trails. She also volunteers and works to charitably help in her community helping kids, single parents, and women’s groups.

Gonzolo Barragan

Pre-Litigation paralegal

Gonzalo Barragan is a pre-litigation paralegal for personal injury cases. His fluency in Spanish helps him represent more clients and provide accessibility to the legal system. His skills include supporting early-stage clients by resolving questions and concerns, preparing demands, compiling liability and medical documentation, negotiating cost reductions, and finalizing settlement disbursements. Gonzalo came to Steele Adams Hosman with over 14 years of experience in the legal field and has been invaluable in taking cases to trial. In his spare time, he is actively involved in the Legacy Initiative Team, a charity in partnership with Make A Wish, where he sees firsthand the impact of fundraising in the community. He engages with his creative side by creating beautiful cakes and other dishes or designing movie-worthy costumes for professional cosplay. He is a proud husband and father of three.

Mary Nostrom

Litigation Paralegal

Mary Nostrom works as a litigation paralegal. She enjoys fighting for clients and developing trusting relationships by closely listening to each client’s story. She finds immense pride in her spiritual and moral foundation which helps her lead with empathy in each case. Outside the legal field, Mary is a wife and a mother to three beautiful girls. Her favorite pastimes are coaching her daughters’ softball teams and appreciating nature while skiing on Utah’s slopes.

Rhett Hosman

Marketing Director

Rhett Hosman is the Marketing Director for Steele Adams Hosman. His previous experience includes sales operations in the building materials, natural gas, and mortgage industries. While working in various roles, he developed a passion for improving each level of the business process. It was this passion that led him to his career working for a law firm committed to helping people recover physically, emotionally, and financially from catastrophic injuries. He enjoys building connections with clients and ensuring that they understand the legal process and
the benefits of this firm. Rhett wants clients to know at Steele Adams Hosman they’re valued as partners and are encouraged to be involved and educated on their own court cases.

Rhett’s joy is Joan, his wife of 38 years, his two sons, Justin, and Jordan, and his three grandchildren Hyrum, Heber, and Hannah. Rhett and Joann currently reside in South Ogden and enjoy exploring the West in their travel trailer, mountain biking in the summer, and skiing in the winter.

Why Choose Us?

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Millions of Dollars in Compensation Recovered on Behalf of Our Clients

We've Helped Hundreds of Satisfied Clients

We Offer Free Initial Consultations, and There is No Fee Unless We Win Your Case


Our Attorneys Have Been Selected as Utah Business Magazine's Utah Legal Elite for 2021