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Goosmann Law Non-Attorney Staff

Christie Finnegan

Executive Director


Christie ensures the WHY is brought to life within the Firm through our strategic plan, programs, and processes. She takes the vision of our CEO and organizes and leads the HOW. Additionally, Christie oversees the development and continued growth of the Goosmann Law Firm.

Did you know Christie was the oldest of 8 children and grew up on a century-old family farm? She still loves the smell of fresh cut hay and harvest-time!

Office: (712) 226-7412
Fax: (712) 224-4517
Cell: (712) 899-2950

Administartor Kris Craighead of Goosmann Law

Kris Craighead

Law Firm Administrator


Aka the “Goosmann Magic Wand”. Kris waives her “magic wand” to ensure the day to day operations are taken care of so our legal team can focus on our clients!

Did you know that Kris has strong ties to the University of Northern Iowa (UNI)? Not only did Kris graduate from UNI, but 7 out of 8 in her family are UNI alumn. Go Panthers!

Office: (712) 226-7402
Fax: (712) 224-4517
Cell: (712) 253-2524
*Accepts Resumes

Director Rachel Thompson of Goosmann Law

Rachel Thompson

Marketing Director


From website to social media and events, Rachel helps us get the word out! Diggin' our kickin' website?! Email Rachel to tell her why you think it's 'totally' rad!

Ever wanted to learn how to clog? Grab your cowboy hat, Rachel can show you a step or two!

Office: (712) 226-7406
Fax: (712) 224-4517

Monica Colella

Senior Paralegal, CEPA™


If you need someone to keep your company active and current with its corporate records, Monica is your go-to gal!

When she’s not busy working for your business, you might find her running the streets. Actual running... for fun... really. Monica’s goal is to run a marathon when she turns 40!

Office: (712) 226-7405
Fax: (712) 224-4517

Michelle Lounsbery

Legal Executive J.D., MBA, CRIS

Michelle Lounsbery

Direct: (605) 275-7986
Office: (605) 371-2000
Fax: (605) 275-2039

Caitlin Rininger

Office Services Manager


Caitlin helps ensure all our offices run smoothly as the firm builds careers worth having and lives worth living.

In Caitlin's free time, she enjoys staying active. One of Caitlin's favorite places is New York City. She lived in the big apple for a while, but will always call Sioux City ``home sweet home``.

Office: (712) 226-7415
Fax: (712) 224-4517

Abby Rook

Administrative Assistant


You can only make a first impression once, that’s why Abby is the first person our clients meet. She helps make sure your GLF experience is special and connects you with the attorney you need.

Fun Fact: Abby bleeds the colors cardinal and gold! Not literally… But she is a die-hard Iowa State Cyclones fan!

Office: (712) 226-7409
Fax: (712) 224-4517

Autumn Nelson

Certified Paralegal - Sioux Falls


Autumn is a paralegal at the firm's Sioux Falls Location. She ensures that all our Sioux Falls clients get the GLF ``WOW`` experience.

Did you know, this born and raised South Dakota girl loves to go hunting, fishing, and big trail biking? Well, she does... and she's good.

Office: (605) 275-7984
Fax: (605) 275-2039

Chasity Raub-Medina


Chasity Raub-Medina

Chasity is a paralegal at our Sioux City office. She helps give our clients a WOW experience.

Office: (712) 226-7416
Fax: (712) 224-4517

Kristen Veltkamp



Kristen helps our firm continue building strong relationships with clients, making sure they receive the true GLF experience!

Did you know that Kristen volunteers for Basenji Rescue and Transport? She has even adopted two of the lovable dogs herself!

Office: (712) 226-7407
Fax: (712) 224-4517

Kari Franzen

Legal Assistant

Kari Franzen

Kari is a senior at Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC) in Sioux City, Iowa. Kari is part of the WITCC Paralegal Program and is the Secretary of WITCC's National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA).

Kari is a Sioux City native and enjoys spending time with her two kids. Kari says, ``They are my life!``

Phone: (712) 226-4000
Fax: (712) 224-4517

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