Matthew C. Ferguson

Attorney at Law

Matt Ferguson’s career has touched numerous industries and client endeavors. He takes enormous pride in his attention to detail and his ardent but measured advocacy both in court and in business. Matt presses the action in court or on deals. For this he has built enduring relationships with clients, colleagues, opposing attorneys, judges, mentors and mentees around the country and world. […] read more

Michelle K. Schindler

Attorney at Law

Michelle K. Schindler concentrates her practice in the area of civil litigation, including trial and appellate litigation and arbitration. She has extensive experience litigating a variety of issues including real estate litigation, HOA disputes and governance, trade secrets, contract litigation, civil protection orders, construction litigation, fraud, and fiduciary duties. Michelle has handled appeals in various appellate courts. […] read more

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Ann Hutchison

Attorney at Law

Ann Hutchison has a diverse and accomplished legal background. She has extensive experience in both transactional work and litigation. Ann offices out of Gypsum, Colorado and central practice in all the communities spanning from Aspen to Vail, Glenwood and beyond. Ann is experienced and has focused for the last two decades on real estate, land development, estate planning, and general business matters in Colorado Mountain communities. […] read more

Ryan J. Dougherty

Attorney at Law

Ryan J. Dougherty’s practice focuses on civil litigation, including business disputes, real estate disputes, and employment disputes. Ryan has experience representing multi-billion-dollar financial institutions in complex business litigation relating to a variety of legal issues, including but not limited to, breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secret information, unfair competition, and FINRA rule violations. […] read more

Amy R. Jonker

Attorney at Law

Amy R. Jonker is an accomplished litigator who concentrates her practice on complex real estate and business disputes in state and federal courts. Amy diligently applies her years of experience in and out of courtrooms to represent her clients ably through final resolution. She has represented companies ranging from Fortune 500 to small family-owned companies in all stages of litigation from pre-suit mediation to trial through appeal. […] read more

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Kathleen Sydoryk

Accounting/Office Management

University of Maryland, MD

Bachelors of Science, Business Administration

Kathy has thirty-five years of bookkeeping experience for law firms in Colorado. Matt and Kathy worked together for 25 years. Matt is delighted that Kathy has joined our firm, and taken the reigns on office management and bookkeeping.

Anna Mass

Legal Assistant

Anna joined Ferguson Schindler Law Firm, P.C. as the firm’s legal assistant in September 2022. She graduated with distinction from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with a BA in History and Peace, War and Defense. Anna worked as a research assistant in UNC’s archives where she assisted professors, students, and other archival patrons. Prior to joining Ferguson Schindler Law Firm, P.C., Anna worked as a senior case manager for a Washington D.C. law firm where she prepared claims and drafted appeals for U.S. Veterans in complex disability cases.

A native of North Carolina’s coast, Anna grew up sailing, swimming competitively, boating, and water skiing. Anna has traveled extensively including to Peru and Colombia and has lived in Israel. Anna is happy to have chosen Aspen as her new hometown. These days you can find Anna skiing, hiking, rock climbing, sailing, paddleboarding, but still watching Tar Heel basketball.



University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – 2021

-Bachelor of Arts in History with a concentration in politics, law, and economy;

-Bachelor of Arts in Peace, War, and Defense with a focus in international security and intelligence;

-Minor in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE).


Honors and Distinctions

-Member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society

-Dual degrees conferred with Highest Distinction in three years

Monica Talley


Monica joined Ferguson Schindler Law Firm, P.C. in August 2022 as a litigation and trial paralegal. She brings over eight years of experience working as a paralegal primarily focusing on business, civil and complex litigation. Monica has a passion for assisting attorneys and their clients at all stages of a case and specializes in the discovery and trial preparation phases of litigation. Monica takes great pride in her work and feels she has found the perfect fit at Ferguson Schindler.

Originally from Georgia, Monica and her husband recently moved out west to explore everything mountain life has to offer. On the weekends Monica can usually be found trail running, hiking, and learning to ski.



-University of Maryland Baltimore County, MD – B.A. Political Science –2011

-University of South Carolina, SC – Paralegal Certificate –2013