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Dawn Bishop of Two Rivers Law GroupCecil H. Creasey, Jr.Michael L. Goff, Jr.Sarah Y. M. HimmelMary Louise KramerChris LambertBarney MecomStephen A. MarshallJosh ReynoldsJarryd SmithDrew Wilson


The Shareholders of Two Rivers Law Group have received regional and national recognition as accomplished practitioners in their fields.

In the Richmond office, Mary Louise Kramer, who has devoted herself to workers’ compensation defense since 1975, has been named in The Best Lawyers in America and has been listed among the Virginia Super Lawyers in workers’ compensation since 2007.

Cecil Creasey, admitted to the bar in 1983, also has extensive experience before all levels of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission and, was named among the Virginia Business Legal Elite for his Regulatory/Administrative practice. Cecil also serves on appointment from the Supreme Court of Virginia as a special state administrative hearing officer for agencies throughout the Commonwealth.

Sarah Himmel practices in Two Rivers’ Christiansburg, Virginia office. In practice since 1987, she handles a wide array of workers’ compensation claims. However, she has particular expertise in handling black lung claims, defending employers before both the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor/Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, having handled numerous cases before the USDOL Office of Administrative Law Judges as well as appeals to the Benefits Review Board.

Mike Goff, in practice since 2001, maintains a full docket of workers’ compensation claims. He has developed extensive experience with many physicians and specialists throughout southwest and central Virginia and provides frequent recommendations for evaluations or panels to the Firm’s clients. He happily assists employers and carriers with in-house seminars and file reviews. He is active in various Southwest Virginia bar associations.

Stephen Marshall, admitted to the bar in 2003, has represented employers before the Virginia Workers Compensation Commission since 2004.  He has successfully defended cases involving cumulative trauma, unexplained injuries, wilful misconduct of workers, as well as many others.

Two Rivers’ six other lawyers complete the firm. Dawn Bishop, Andrew Wilson, and Chris Lambert are Counsel and practice out of the Richmond office.  Josh Reynolds and Erica Blackman, associated, practice in the Richmond office and Barney Mecom, and Jarryd Smith, associates, practice in the Christiansburg office.