Meet Our Staff
Noe was hired by Mr. Robert Marx, Esq. in 2019 as a legal assistant. Noe's past work experience in the
medical field has made her quite familiar with personal injury as she has worked for treating providers
such as Hilo Accident and Industrial Injury Clinic and Hilo Family Health Center - Bay Clinic. In 2014, she
helped Dr. Kurt Halverson, DC open Hilo Pain Clinic and then eventually worked as Dr. John Turner, MD's
Over the years, Noe has assisted Mr. Marx in settling many automobiles accident claims, wrongful
death, medical malpractice, slip and fall and dog bite cases.
As of November 2021, Noe also wears the cap of being Mr. Marx's administrative assistant. Needless to
say, her capability and flexibility of any and all position(s) of the firm makes her a great and easy person
to work with no matter the situation(s). Her diligence and incredible work ethics makes her an asset and
a valuable member of the Law Office of Robert Marx. Noe loves her job and it is clearly evident in her
As much as Noe loves and enjoys her job, she is also a wife and mother to her family that without a
doubt always comes first. She enjoys taking her children to the beach, hunting and fishing with her
husband and loves nothing more than spending quality time with her family and friends.
Shawn is originally from California and as a kid, she was very active in competitive Swimming and 4-H.
She have one son and one granddaughter.
Shawn earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, with a minor in Business, from CSU,
Sacramento. Her post graduate work is in Paralegal Studies.
She worked as a paralegal in Admiralty/Maritime law in San Francisco before coming to Hawaii in 2015
and began working at a firm doing civil litigation in Hilo. She stayed at that firm until 2021 then left that
firm when she was given an opportunity to come to work for Bob.
Shawn is active in the community. She is the Chairperson for the Board of Registration, Hawaii Island –
Office of Elections; President of her car club (MBCA-HI Section); a trained and certified Mercedes Benz
concourse car show judge; a 4-H Dog Care and Training leader; and lastly, she has served on many
committees within my homeowners’ association.
Shawn lives with her significant other, Patrick, with their four AKC registered Basset hounds (of the
known 10 on the island), one Doberman, one “Pitti”, and two cats.
Born, raised and educated at schools on the Big Island, majored in Secretarial
Science at Hawaii Technical School (1966-1968). Worked full time as a legal
secretary for various law firms in California and Nevada (1976-2002) and part time
for two law firms in Hawaii, one of which is the Law Office of Robert P. Marx
(2016 to current). A grandmother of three (3) and a great grandmother of two
(2), as well as a doggie Mom to two (2) small 4-legged babies! Cooking, baking
and gardening are my passion. Am a quiet, low-keyed person, who loves to get
the job done!