April Schopmann

April-SchopmannApril has worked in the legal field for over 17 years and exclusively in family law with Ruth for more than 12 years. She helped Ruth open up Pekelder Family Law in 2011 and expand in 2012. She is the office administrator, bookkeeper, Ruth’s legal assistant and sometimes her right hand. With her attention to detail and team approach, she keeps the firm fun, efficient and effective. She loves working in family law because she values helping people through difficult times. She treats clients with respect and sensitivity. Through her clear communication, she helps clients articulate their needs and goals in a manner that keeps their cases on track and productive.

April plays and coaches soccer, and she is a long time member of the Timbers Army.
She is on the board of AC Portland, a nonprofit serving Portland youth through soccer, creative writing, and community involvement. She enjoys traveling, time with friends and family, and her two dogs.