Silverman Law Offices Team

Shelli Vaughn | Cherrise West | Ann Wagner

Shelli Vaughn

Office Manager
Shelli is originally from Kansas, but has lived in Arizona for almost 25 years. She’s happy that most of her family has migrated to Arizona as well. Shelli graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education and worked as a high school English teacher before finding her passion in office management and bookkeeping.

Shelli finds great satisfaction in overseeing all of the processes and procedures in the office, ensuring that everything runs smoothly and that all of the staff have the support they need.

Shelli is the proud mom of three children. Her oldest attends college in New York, and her two youngest attend high school in Gilbert. During her time away from the office, Shelli enjoys traveling with her husband, reading, watching her favorite shows, and spending time with family.

Fun Fact: Shelli is the sister of Cherrise West, our paralegal.

Cherrise West


Cherrise earned a bachelor’s degree from Emporia State University in Kansas and a Master’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of Arizona. Cherrise has dedicated the last 24 years to raising her three bright and talented children, and during 10 years of that time, she enjoyed substitute teaching. With her youngest child having recently graduated from high school, Cherrise was ready for a change and entered the work force full time as a paralegal for Silverman Law Offices. Her acumen for organization and attention to detail are valued traits in her position as paralegal.

Cherrise enjoys being able to assist our clients with important life matters. It is rewarding to help them navigate the often confusing legal world. She also values the fun, collaborative, easy-going nature of the Silverman Law team.

During her time away from the office, Cherrise enjoys anything outdoors, especially hiking, rock climbing, and shooting. She also enjoys concerts, movies, and just spending time with family and close friends. She’s a sports fanatic, favoring NFL and college football and NCAA basketball.

Fun Fact: Cherrise served our country for nine years in the U.S. Army Reserves as a Medic.

Ann Wagner

Administrative Assistant

Ann is originally from New Jersey and relocated to Arizona with her husband in 2000. She joined Silverman Law in 2011, after a long career as an executive secretary with a New York based insurance company. Ann is multi-talented, offering clerical support to all team members and assisting with projects. Her vast knowledge of office procedures is invaluable.

Ann enjoys gardening, jigsaw puzzles, target shooting, wine tasting, travel with her husband, and keeping up with friends. Every day she speaks on the phone with her friend of 64 years in New Jersey.

Fun Fact: Ann was a champion archer, winning 1st and 2nd place trophies.



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