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Cristy Biegler was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota and raised in Brentford, South Dakota. She attended Northern State College and received her Bachelor of Science Degree, graduating magna cum laude, in secretarial administration and business in 1983. Cristy has been with the firm for over almost 30 years as a secretary and then as a legal assistant.

Paige Anderson was born in Flint, Michigan but raised in a number of states because her father was a career air force officer. She attended Frostburg State University in Maryland where she received her BA Degree and received a Master's Degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio. Paige worked in colleges in Ohio and Georgia before moving to Aberdeen in 1979 to work at Northern State University. In 1995, she jointed the firm as a legal secretary and then in 2001 became the Office Administrator.

Kristine (Kris) Christiansen was born and raised in Aberdeen, South Dakota. She attended Nettleton College of Business in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She worked for Citibank, SD, N.A. for six years and then moved to Omaha, Nebraska to work for an import toy mail order company in the Restaurant Sales Division for ten years. Kristine joined the firm in 2000 as a secretary/legal assistant.

Elaine Scherbenski was raised in Hosmer, South Dakota and attended Northern State College. She worked as an Administrative Assistant for Northwest G.F. Mutual Ins. Co. in Eureka, South Dakota for eight years. Elaine moved to Aberdeen and worked at The Rivett Group as an Administrative Assistant for nine years and then worked at Eastern Plains Clinic of Urology for five years prior to joining the firm in July, 2004, as a legal secretary and receptionist.

Marcie Welch was born and raised in Ipswich, South  Dakota.  She attended Presentation College in Aberdeen, South Dakota, for two years.  After college, Marcie worked for the South Dakota School for the Visually Impaired, Head Start and the Aberdeen Public School System.  She began work at Northern State University in 1978 as a secretary in the Arts & Sciences department.  In 1983, Marcie transferred to the Department of Student Services and worked there until 1991.  Marcie joined the firm part-time in 2006 as an Administrative clerk.

Wanda Freudenthal was born in Hawthorne, California, and raised in Gettysburg, South Dakota. Following graduation, Wanda worked for Family Health Center, n/k/a Sanford Clinic in Aberdeen, South Dakota, as a medical receptionist. After completing independent courses for basic computer, CPT, ICD 9 and 10, and Coding and Billing, Wanda assisted Family Health Center to become one of the first clinics in Aberdeen to implement electronic filing for both billing and scheduling. Wanda spent 11 years with Avera, where she worked in the Billing Department, Employee Health Department and the Medical Staff Office. Wanda's legal experience includes 3 years as a legal assistant for Rice & Ewinger law firm in Aberdeen, followed by two years at CNI, a private contractor for the government. Wanda joined Bantz, Gosch & Cremer, L.L.C., in 2008, as a secretary/legal assistant.

Wendy Stein was born and raised on a farm outside of Langford, SD.  After high school, Wendy attended Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD, graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Government and International Affairs and a minor in Mathematics.  She worked with the SD Department of Labor in the Aberdeen Career Center for 4 years, working primarily with dislocated workers, at-risk youth, and the Job Corps program.  Wendy began working for Volunteers of America, Dakotas as their Community Resource Person and because the Northeast Regional Manager in 2006, the same year she received her Master's Degree in Guidance and Counseling from Northern State University.  Wendy joined the firm as a legal assistant in January 2009.

Sara Imberi was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska.  She moved to Aberdeen her junior year of high school and graduated from Aberdeen Roncalli.  She returned to Lincoln to attend Southeast Community College.  Sara was a regional trainer and office manager for Signtronix in North Dakota and Michigan.  Sara returned from Michigan and joined our firm as an Administrative Clerk in June 2010 and since 2017, has served as a legal assistant.

Carla Glynn was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota and raised in Fullerton, North Dakota.  She attended Bismarck State College and received her Associate Degree as an Administrative Assistant.  She went on to receive her Bachelor Degree in Paralegal Studies from Minnesota State University Moorhead.  She worked at Tom Davies Law Office in Fargo, ND, for one year and then moved to Ellendale, ND, where she worked as a paralegal at Radermacher Law firm for seven years.  Carla joined the firm as a legal assistant in August 2011.


Bantz, Gosch & Cremer, L.L.C. serves clients throughout South Dakota, North Dakota and Arizona from our convenient office location in Aberdeen, South Dakota.



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