Our Team

Elisabeth Lee is the Administrative Manager at Hostetter Strent, LLC and has been with the firm since 2017. She has 10 years of experience as a Legal Assistant. Prior to her career in the legal field, she worked as a corporate human resources leader. She holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut.

Elisabeth works remotely from Southern California, where she lives with her husband and kids.

Email: elee@hostetterstrent.com


Dwayne Bell joined the Hostetter Strent, LLC team in 2019 and serves as the Office File Manager.  He has been a Paralegal since 2005 when he was a member of the US Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps and has worked in Family Law since his retirement from active-duty service in 2015.  Dwayne is originally from Illinois but now resides in Virginia with his wife, Amy, and their four children.

Email: dbell@hostetterstrent.com



Kassidy Ward is an Administrative Assistant for Hostetter Strent, LLC. She graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2021 with a B.A. in Psychology and a B.A. in Criminal Justice. She is applying for the Forensic and Legal Psychology M.A. program at Marymount University for the Fall of 2023. At Hostetter Strent, she assists in administrative duties such as scheduling, assisting the partners and attorneys, and assisting prospective clients, among other administrative duties.

Email: kward@hostetterstrent.com


Abby Peterson is an Administrative Assistant for Hostetter Strent, LLC.  She is a recent graduate from Texas Christian University and is originally from Lincoln, Nebraska.  She assists in scheduling, organization, and other administrative duties.  Abby lives in D.C. and is hoping to attend law school in the fall.

Email: apeterson@hostetterstrent.com



Paige Ashurst is the Operations Manager at Hostetter Strent, LLC. She recently moved to Arlington and is originally from England, where she studied Childcare & Education at Cambridge Regional College. Since moving to the US in 2014, she has enjoyed working in Administration roles throughout different industries. At Hostetter Strent, she oversees the daily operations throughout the office.

Email: pashurst@hostetterstrent.com