Carol Hoecker was born in Southern California and moved to Oregon in 1977. She has worked in the legal field since 1979, and has done most of her work in the bankruptcy field, where she started in 1993. She has worked for both debtor and creditor attorneys, as well as the Chapter 13 Trustee's office. Carol has been with Vanden Bos & Chapman, LLP since 2001. Her primary focus is now with Chapter 13 cases. Carol became a Certified Bankruptcy Assistant in 2006. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends hiking, boating, and camping.