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Meet Rhonda Larimer, CP


Rhonda Larimer, CP is a certified paralegal at the Law Office of Dana L. White.  She joined our office in December of 2017 and now serves as our office’s Senior Paralegal,  supervising other paralegals and assisting four attorneys, whose focus is primarily family law matters.  Rhonda also assists with cases involving wills and trusts, business law, employment law, general civil law, and immigration.

Rhonda has earned her Certified Paralegal credentials from NALA (National Alliance of Legal Assistants),  a credential which may only be used by those who have met and maintained national certification standards.

Rhonda’s compassionate nature serves her well when working with family law matters that often involve very sensitive issues that may be very emotional to our clients. She is a firm believer that KNOWLEDGE IS POWER in most situations and works to keep our clients informed. Rhonda is particularly adept at client relations and her sense of organization and attention to detail is profound.

Rhonda is responsible for a panoply of duties, including: preparation of pleadings, orders, discovery, memoranda, subpoenas, agreements, and written correspondences, trial/hearing preparation, witness interviews, legal research, case/file management, and maintaining professional relationships with clients, opposing counsel, the courts, mediators, financial advisors and health/mental health professionals,

Rhonda stays very busy both professionally and personally.  She is a member of the American Association of Notaries, the Fort Worth Paralegal Association, the Texas Bar Association- Paralegal Division, an active member of NALA and a long-time member of the Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas.

Skills & Abilities

  • Legal Research & Writing
  • ProDoc
  • Firm Central
  • LawPay
  • Discovery
  • Drafting/E-filing Pleadings
  • MS Office
  • Notary Public

 Areas of  Interest

  • Family Law
    • Property characterization and division
    • Child custody disputes/modifications/enforcements
    • Child support disputes/enforcements
    • Protective orders
    • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
  • Business Law
  • Wills, Estates & Probate
  • Personal Injury/Torts

 Certifications

  • National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) Certified Paralegal (CP), Nov. 2018
  • Notary Public, State of Texas

Memberships

  • American Association of Notaries
  • Fort Worth Paralegal Association
  • Texas Bar Association- Paralegal Division Member
  • National Alliance of Legal Assistants (NALA), Active Member
  • Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas

Education

  • Paralegal Studies, Tarrant County County College, Hurst,Texas
    • Advanced Technical Paralegal Certificate (postbaccalaureate certificate) – 2018
  • University of Louisiana, Monroe,  Louisiana
    • B.B.A. in General Business (minor Management)– 2000

Professional Work History

  • Senior Paralegal, Law Office of Dana L. White (since Dec. 2017)
  • Amazon Selling Assistant, Shoppes of Oakbluff (since Aug. 2016)
  • Marketing/Executive Assistant, OEC Compression Corp. (1998-2001)
  • Customer Service Supervisor/Manager Intern, JC Penney (1989-1998)

Recognition/Awards

  • Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society, Inducted Member

Community Service/Volunteer Experience

  • Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas
  • Buddy Walk
  • JES Copyroom Volunteer (2014-2016)

Informational Seminars/Speaking Engagements

  • Invited Speaker, “Becoming a Certified Paralegal” and “Making the Most of Your Internship,” at Tarrant County Community College’s Paralegal Studies Program (2019)

Personal/Hobbies

In her “spare time,” Rhonda enjoys spending time with her husband and four kids, READING, anything The Walking Dead related and watching football. GEAUX SAINTS!!

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