La Rocco Law Firm P.C.

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Staff Profiles

Robert Joseph La Rocco, Esq.
Attorney and Counselor at Law

Juris Doctor, cum laude
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Auburn Hills, Michigan
Master of Science in Accounting and Taxation
Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, Florida

Admitted to practice:

- Washington State since 2010
- Supreme Court of the State of Washington
- Superior Court of Washingon, all counties
- District Court of Washington, all counties
- Federal District Court for the Western District of Washington
- Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Washington
- Internal Revenue Service

Professional Associations and Memberships

- American Bar Association
- Washington State Bar Association
- Whatcom County Bar Association

Benjamin A. Pepper, Esq.
Attorney and Counselor at Law

Born and raised in Bellingham, Ben was first introduced to the law during his junior year of high school, working part time for a local firm. He graduated from the University of Oregon in 2005, and went on to attend Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, where he served as judicial extern to Judge Paul Papak of the United States District Court for the District of Oregon, Lead Articles Editor of the Lewis & Clark Law Review, research assistant to Dean Robert H. Klonoff, and as a teaching assistant for contracts, criminal procedure, and legal writing courses. After graduating magna cum laude from Lewis & Clark in 2012, he worked as a judicial clerk for Judge Timothy J. Sercombe at the Oregon Court of Appeals, and after clerking moved back to Bellingham in order to live and practice near family and friends. Outside of the office, he enjoys hiking in the North Cascades, art, music, and is a longtime Seattle Mariners fan.

Silvana La Rocco, JD
Practice Manager

Juris Doctor
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Auburn Hill, Michigan

Bachelor in Integrative Studies
Oakland University, Auburn Hills, Michigan

Silvana was born and raised in Germany, and moved to the US with her family in 1994. Since then, she has lived in Florida, New York, Michigan, and now, Washington State. During her time in Michigan, Silvana attended law school, where she volunteered at the State Apellate Defenders Office in Detroit.

Silvana is married and has two wonderful children who are attending Washington State University. In her down-time, Silvana enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, and cooking.

In the office, Silvana keeps the process streamlined. She makes sure that everything is done in an organized, and timely manner. It is important to her that clients feel comfortable in the office, and so Silvana makes sure that there is a warm and inviting atmosphere in the office.


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