About the Firm

Prinz & Brozik PLLC is located in Pullman, WA. Prinz Law Office recently changed to Prinz & Brozik PLLC in September of 2012. Beth Prinz retired in September of 2012 after thirteen years of providing family law and related legal services to clients in the greater Palouse area in both Washington and Idaho. Ms. Prinz\'s associate attorney, Jenna Brozik, took over the practice.

Jenna Brozik, Attorney at Law

Jenna Brozik is from Texas and graduated from University of Colorado at Boulder. She had a previous career in Hollywood, CA as a Chief Lighting Technician (also called a gaffer) for thirteen years where she worked on feature films and television. When her husband accepted a job in Pullman, WA, Ms. Brozik decided to attend law school. She graduated from The University of Idaho College of Law in 2011. In the summer after her second year of law school, Ms. Brozik worked as a law clerk at the Attorney General’s Office at Washington State University. During her last year of law school, she represented clients as a Rule 9 Legal Intern at the Universtiy of Idaho College of Law Legal Aid Clinic. She practiced family, criminal, and landlord/tenant law at the Clinic. Jenna began working at Prinz Law Office in August of 2011. Jenna opened Prinz & Brozik PLLC after Ms. Prinz retired in September of 2012.

Areas of Practice:

  • Wills and Trusts, Living Trusts, Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Title 11 Guardian ad Litem
  • Probate
  • Appeals
  • Guardianships
  • Civil Litigation


  • Washington: 2011
  • Idaho: 2012


  • University of Colorado, BFA
  • University of Idaho, JD


  • Vice President, Whitman County Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association Family Law
  • Section, Estate Planning/Real Estate Section

Paul C.Hanes, Associate Attorney at Law

Paul Hanes was born in San Francisco, CA but later moved to Western Washington where he graduated high school in Port Angeles, WA. Mr. Hanes graduated from the University of Idaho in Moscow with a B.S. degree in History and then graduated from the University of Idaho College of Law in 2012. In the summer following his second year of law school, Mr. Hanes served as the sole legal clerk for the Clallam County Superior Court Judges in Washington and as a legal intern for the Clallam County Public Defender’s office in 2012.

Upon graduation, Mr. Hanes took a two-year hiatus from law and worked locally in Moscow, ID, during which time he married and moved to Moscow permanently with his wife, who works as a Suzuki certified violin instructor. Mr. Hanes was admitted to the Washington State Bar in 2015 and the Idaho State Bar in 2016. Upon admittance to the Washington State Bar, Mr. Hanes accepted an associate attorney position with Magyar, Rauch & Associates, PLLC in Moscow, ID where he practiced in criminal, family and landlord/tenant law. While working at this firm, Mr. Hanes also served as a Public Defender for felonies in Nez Perce County, ID from February 2017 to August 2017.

Mr. Hanes began working for Prinz & Brozik, PLLC in August of 2017.

Areas of Practice:

  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Wills & Probate
  • Landlord/Tenant Law
  • Civil Matters

Bar Admissions:

  • Washington State Bar: 2015
  • Idaho State Bar: 2016


  • University of Idaho: Bachelor of Science, 2009
  • University of Idaho College of Law: J.D. 2012

Professional Associations & Memberships:

  • Washington State Bar Association Criminal Law
  • Idaho State Bar Association Criminal Law

Linda Schmidt , Paralegal

Linda Schmidt has worked as a secretary, legal assistant/paralegal for almost 20 years. Prior to that she was employed by Whitman County Auditor’s Office in Legal Records and later as the head of the Vehicle Licensing Department. She has a career paralegal degree and is certified as a guardian ad litem.

Beth Prinz, Attorney at Law – Retired

Beth Prinz grew up in Boston and graduated from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. She completed doctoral research in Yugoslavia on a Fulbright Fellowship, and received a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. After working as a college professor for many years in Pittsburgh, she became the Director of the Women’s Resource and Research Center at Washington State University. That job was followed by 3 years as the owner-operator of a small weekly advertising publication, and then law school in 1996. After graduating from the University of Idaho College of Law, she began practicing in Whitman County, first as an associate in a Colfax law firm, and then in her own practice, beginning in 2001. Beth Prinz retired from the practice of law in September of 2012.


  • Washington: 2000
  • Idaho: 1999


  • University of Pittsburgh, PhD
  • University of Idaho, JD


  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association Family Law