Kina has been a legal assistant with the Parmenter Law team for 34 years. While attending Muskegon Heights High School, she was hired by Parmenter Law under the Co-Op Job Share Program. After high school, she attended Baker College of Muskegon and became a permanent employee at the firm in 1987. Over the years, she has worked with multiple attorneys at the firm and has extensive training in almost every practice area. Currently, Kina is the primary legal assistant to William J. Meier and criminal prosecutions paralegal to John C. Schrier and Nicole M. Osborn. She also enjoys being a part of the firm’s Care Committee. Her dedication, passion, and “walking by faith and not by sight” approach allows Kina to remain dedicated to her profession with a humble spirit in order to serve others with patience, respect, courtesy, and compassion. Kina received a Love In Action Community Award in 2006. She is a member of the Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, where she serves diligently on the Trustee Board, Usher Board Ministry, and Youth Directorship Ministry. She continues to be an Every Day Hero sponsor for United Way, and is also a proud supporter of Every Woman’s Place, Lights On After School Program, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lakeshore Bowl for Kid’s Sake. When she is away from the office, she loves sports, bowling, movies, gospel music, reading, and spending time with her family.