Our Paralegals

Barry K. Bain

Barry Bain currently lives in Eden Prairie, MN with his loving wife, Diane. He is a father of 3 and spends a lot of his time in the great outdoors. Barry was a high school chemistry teacher for over 30 years and has used his abilities to help educate his clients on the importance of a complete estate plan since 1998. His desire to help others is a great passion of his not only through the law firm, but also through his activities in his church.

In his spare time, Barry enjoys spending time with his wife and family, traveling, collecting Native American arrowheads and being active. Insurance Licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Jeff A. Frick

Jeff joined Johnson Law Group, P.A. team by way of attending an educational workshop. He knew of friends and loved ones who have experienced firsthand the difficult and expensive process of seeing their estates fall to probate. Jeff has a passion for equipping others with the vital information they need to make informed decisions on protecting their estates.

With over 25 years of experience as as account executive specializing in customer service, he understands the importance of building relationships by truly caring about the best interests of others. Jeff has been blessed by being married to Dianne for 22 years and loves being involved in the lives of their six children. He also enjoys making new friends, playing sports, being outdoors, fishing, and hosting gatherings at his home. Insurance Licensed in Minnesota.

Jeff Olson

Jeff was born and raised in Minnesota and lives here with his wife and two children. As a gradute from Mankato State University, his love of helping others enticed him to join the Guardian Resources team at its conception. Jeff’s passion to help others protect their retirement and preserve the future of their next generations has become well known within the industry. Insurance Licensed in Minnesota.

Mathew G. Pasche

Mathew was born and raised in Andover, Minnesota and has lived in Hudson, Wisconsin for the last 12 years. He is married to Dr. Lauren Pasche and they have 2 children. Mathew is a graduate of Metropolitan State University of St. Paul, MN. He loves teaching and learning from other people’s experiences and his passions include hunting, fishing, golf and welding. Insurance Licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Jay Perry

Jay Perry

Jay was born in Tracy, MN and spent his childhood in Worthington, MN before moving to Moorhead, MN. Jay currently lives in Champlin, MN and is a graduate of Concordia and Southwest State University. He has a great passion to help others and make a difference in people lives. He is married to Gwen and they have 2 lovely daughters. His other passions include fishing, golfing and spending time outside. Insurance Licensed.

Richard Ross

Richard has a true passion for people and helping wherever he can. While growing up, he saw first hand how damaging probate and the lack of proper planning could be to a family. Through this, a passion and desire to help others protect and preserve their estates and set up a legacy for future generations has become paramount to him.
As a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he adopted the core values, “Integrity first, Service before self and Excellence in all we do”, and has made them a part of his daily life. Richard finds it gratifying to be a part of a company culture that has the same core values and beliefs.

Born in Chicago, IL, Richard now resides in Hudson, WI with his wife and three children. He is a graduate of the University of Dubuque and his hobbies include aviation, photography, running and travel. In his spare time he enjoys time with his family and going to church. Insurance Licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Todd Schoenwalder

Todd Schoenwalder

Todd was born and raised in Waukesha, Wisconsin and currently resides in Crystal, Minnesota. He is a graduate of Carthage Collage in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He has focused his career in the financial industry for the last 20 years and has a passion for helping people plan for a stress free retirement. As a father of 3 girls and a grandfather of one, he has a great understanding of how important it is to protect what you have work so hard for throughout your life. You can find him on his off time spending time with his family and friends and playing golf. Insurance Licensed.

Cory Spencer

Cory was born and raised in Menasha, WI and now lives in Appleton. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh and focused his studies on finance and marketing. Cory takes great pleasure in getting to know families on a personal level and giving them the peace of mind that taking care of their family is our biggest priority.

He is known as “everyone’s favorite uncle” especially by his 6 nephews. On the weekends you can find Cory fishing, hiking, watching football, playing basketball and spending time with his family. Insurance Licensed in Wisconsin.

Patraic R. Utecht

Patraic is a Minnesota native born and raised in Bloomington, Minnesota. He now lives in the Shakopee, Minnesota area with his wife and two daughters. He is very proud to have helped hundreds of families through education and relationship building to help them secure their families future.

Patraic and his wife are very active with their church and enjoy spending time teaching youth programs. You can find Patraic on his free time in the great outdoors, hiking, reading and spending time with his family. Insurance Licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Patty Walsh

Patty is an Advisor with a passion for people. She is relationship focused and an articulate communicator who thrives on building collaborative professional partnerships and achieving, even surpassing, client expectations.

With over 20 years in executive management positions, her qualities and credentials offer a proactive negotiator, innovative trouble shooter and problem solver, meticulous organizer, and an exceptional business development track record. Insurance Licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin.