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Our Team

Our team, a close-knit, collaborative group, strives to provide the personal attention, guidance, and compassion clients need. Our team consists of accomplished legal professionals who understand how to navigate the system, advocating on your behalf.

Holly Holly - Staff - Nash & FranciskatoLong, Paralegal


Bringing 20 years’ experience in the legal field, Holly has worked as a Paralegal for Nash & Franciskato since its founding in 2004. Her experience includes all types of personal injury and wrongful death cases involving automobile accidents, slip and fall injuries, nursing home abuse and neglect, and product defects. In addition, she has developed special expertise in trucking litigation.

A lifelong resident of Kansas and a Jayhawk basketball fan, Holly currently resides in Olathe, Kansas, with her husband, Kent, and teenage son, who excels in playing the clarinet in his school band.

  • University of Kansas, B.A. in Liberal Arts
  • Washburn University, A.A. in Paralegal Studies
  • Notary Public, Missouri

Amanda CrydAmanda Cryderman - Nash & Franciskatoerman, Office Manager / Paralegal


Amanda has worked for Nash & Franciskato since August of 2010. She assists the firms’ lawyers and clients with all aspects of litigation, including drafting pleadings, document analysis and production, and trial preparation. In that regard, she has developed special expertise in cases involving defective hip replacements and other medical device litigation. Additionally, Amanda handles the day-to-day office management for the firm.

Amanda resides with her husband and two dogs in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. She is an avid Kansas City sports fan, and she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

  • Missouri Southern State University, Bachelor’s degree in Business
  • Notary Public, Missouri

Stephanie RobinsonStephanie Robinson, Paralegal / Accounts Manager


Stephanie Robinson first began working with Dean Nash and Brian Franciskato in the capacity of Legal Secretary in 1996.  With the formation of the Nash & Franciskato Law Firm in September 2004, she assumed the additional responsibilities of Office and Accounts Manager and Paralegal.  Stephanie’s combined 34 years of legal experience includes personal injury and wrongful death litigation, including automobile accidents, slip and fall injuries and product liability cases resulting from the design and manufacture of defective prosthesis implants.  Her knowledge of the daily operation, accounting and client requirements of a law firm assists her co-workers with their needs and goals.  As Paralegal, Stephanie works closely with clients and litigation attorneys, allowing her to provide valuable input and the assistance needed for preparation and development of Nash & Franciskato’s cases.

Stephanie is a life-long Missouri resident and currently lives in Lee’s Summit.  She has a daughter, son-in-law and two grandsons, and a son who is a senior at Missouri State.  She enjoys riding motorcycles, boating, spending time with family and friends, and cheering on the Royals and Chiefs!