ABC Team@2x

our history

Founded in 1974, ABC Legal Services is based on the belief that everyone should have the ability to 'get their day in court fast'. Thanks to proprietary technology, ABC Legal ensures due process for all through our service offerings including: service of process, e-filing, skip tracing, appearance counsel and venue selection. Today, as courts modernize and regulations evolve, ABC Legal continues to advance our technology and business processes to provide faster, easier and reliable solutions to our customers.

our Team

While Seattle, WA is ABC Legal's home headquarters, we have a team of 500 problem solvers located across the United States including Los Angeles, Dallas, Tampa, Brooklyn, Chicago, Washington, DC and more. We continue to grow our team of innovators and experts, and encourage our people to thrive and prosper in a supportive environment of thinkers and doers.

Steve Carrigan

Steve Carrigan

Chief Executive Officer

Steve Carrigan

Chief Executive Officer

Steve got his start in the industry in 1983 by working his way through college as a messenger and process server at ABC Legal. Steve helped launch ABC Legal’s successful PFI brand in 1994 and has overseen the expansion into California. Steve has played a significant role in growing annual revenues of $12M in 2001 to more than $100M in 2019. 

Tim Dinehart

Tim Dinehart

Chief Operating Officer

Tim Dinehart

Chief Operating Officer

A  six-sigma expert, Tim leads process improvement initiatives at ABC Legal, integrating technology with operations to benefit our customers in unique ways. 

Prior to ABC Legal, Tim had a hands-on approach as director of business process improvement, group finance manager, customer support program manager, distribution strategy analyst and financial applications administrator with Fortune 500 companies such as IBM, Whole Foods Markets and Level 3 Communications. 

Tim graduated with honors from the University of Colorado with a B.S. in Biology and Japanese. Tim received his MBA at The American Graduate School of International Management, graduating 2nd in his class. 

Brandon Fuller

Brandon Fuller

Chief Technology Officer

Brandon Fuller

Chief Technology Officer

Brandon has a long career of innovating technical solutions in digital platforms with a focus on cloud-based software. Prior to becoming CTO at ABC Legal Services, Brandon worked as the CEO of Docketly, Technical Leader for Blue Jeans Network, Technical Leader at Cisco Systems, Owner of Orion Software Development, and Director of Product Development at Latitude Communications.

Robert Caylor

Robert Caylor

VP of Process Server Experience

Robert Caylor

VP of Process Server Experience

Robert’s role is centered around the process server’s experience. This includes: mobile product manager, oversight of the process server support team, and influence on the training and resources available to partners (process servers). Robert has been part of the ABC Legal team  for over 10 years, and in the legal industry for over 15 years. 

Robert has a Bachelor Degree in Business from Cal State East Bay- College of Business & Economics.

Nick Johnson

Nick Johnson

VP of Filing Performance

Nick Johnson

VP of Filing Performance

Nick optimizes and implements work flows for better procedures and management methods. Additionally, he generates strategies and policies associated with the goals of ABC Legal.Nick has his undergraduate degree in Business from the W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University

Alexander Theoharis, Esq

Alexander Theoharis, Esq

General Counsel

Alexander Theoharis, Esq

General Counsel

A practicing attorney since 2009, Alexander serves as corporate secretary for the MIT Enterprise Forum NW and board member of the Seattle Good Business Network. Alexander has assisted ABC Legal throughout his career as an attorney and process improvement specialist and was integral in the design and development of the ABC Mobile application and compliance standards.

Alexander graduated from the University of Washington with a B.A. in Law, Societies and Justice, and received his J.D. from the University of Oregon with a Certificate in Intellectual Property.

Joe Canfield

Joe Canfield

Head of Human Resources

Joe Canfield

Head of Human Resources

Joe joined ABC Legal in 2019 to revitalize employee experience, human resources, recruitment and payroll.  Joe has a history of tenaciously attracting top talent, having successfully recruited industry leaders in finance, marketing, education and philanthropy. His ownership of employee benefits has saved both employers and employees over $20M since 2016, while incurring zero loss in coverage for employees and zero increase in cost to employers for five years running. 

Prior to ABC Legal, Joe oversaw human resources for The Geneva Foundation and Cornish College of the Arts where he implemented diversity and inclusion programs for military personnel, resolved decades-long labor disputes and devised market-driven compensation strategies.  

Joe has a B.A. in English Literature from Central Washington University and is a Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources from HRCI. 

Kelsey Nippress

Kelsey Nippress

Head of Finance

Kelsey Nippress

Head of Finance

Kelsey received her bachelors and masters from Arizona State University and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 2013. She spent the first six years of her career in public accounting, working at both Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Ernst & Young in the technology, biotechnology, semiconductor, aerospace and defense, and food service industries. Prior to ABC, she was the Controller at Pro.com, a Seattle start-up in the construction industry. Kelsey has experience improving and scaling processes and procedures within organizations in high growth development stages.

we are hiring!

Join the ABC Legal Team