Jacky Almendarez provides legal support to the corporate section of the firm. Jacky holds a bachelor’s in business management from Southern University and A&M College. She has extensive administrative experience and began her career as a paralegal supporting an in-house legal department for a financial services company. Her focus is on entity formation and dissolution and she has experience with a broad range of corporate transactions.
Outside of the office, Jacky enjoys spending all the time she can with her daughter and playing her favorite sport, soccer.
Paralegal (Corporate and Commercial Real Estate)
Mays Alrudaini provides legal support to the Commercial Real Estate section representing entrepreneurs, developers, investors, landlords, and financial institutions, and focusing on facilitating various real estate transactions including commercial sales and acquisitions, equity and construction loans and modifications, as well as evaluating LOIs and client business terms relating to lease agreements and purchase and sale agreements. She routinely interfaces with client business teams regarding critical deadlines and due diligence review pertaining to analysis of title and survey matters.
Mays has also served the Firm as a corporate paralegal assisting with the formation and restructuring of domestic and foreign entities and representation of private investment funds, drafting and reviewing company agreements and organizational charts, interfacing with investors and shareholders regarding federal and state securities filings, and maintaining corporate records.
Mays earned a Master of Arts in English Linguistics from the University of Baghdad and a certificate in Paralegal Studies from Southern Methodist University.
She has extensive executive support experience within and without the law, having managed the United States Agency for International Development in the Office of Public Policy, working alongside ministry staff from Iraq and the United States to implement public policy. In her free time, Mays enjoys traveling, playing with her cat, and working out.
Senior Paralegal (Corporate)
Becky is a Senior Corporate Paralegal supporting the Corporate Section of the Firm. Prior to joining the Firm, Becky filled roles in both a large international law firm and a small boutique firm, and has been involved primarily in corporate governance, securities law and mergers and acquisitions, with secondary exposure to real estate finance, tax and estate planning. Becky has supported numerous major transactions from the due diligence phase through closing. She also served via in-house roles with legal departments of public and private companies engaged in technology development, manufacturing, venture capital, franchising, and family office.
Becky commands substantive knowledge of and practical experience in related state and federal law; and has served as a paralegal team leader on major legal transactions and projects. She has been responsible for management and training of legal support personnel across multiple practice areas.
Paralegal (Commercial Real Estate)
Dylan DeLay provides legal support to the commercial real estate section, concentrating on managing transactions, including coordination of title and survey review, closing, and post-closing. Before joining the real estate team, he handled client intake for the firm and aided the litigation section with case management.
Dylan earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Arkansas, where he also worked as a writing tutor. In his free time, he enjoys reading, trying new coffee shops, cooking for friends, and spending time with his cat.
Senior Paralegal (Litigation)
Mrs. Martinez has a solid foundation as a litigation paralegal. She has an ABA approved Associates Degree in Legal Science, and over 19 years of experience. During her career, she has had the pleasure of assisting attorneys with various pro-bono cases, including cases with only Spanish speaking individuals. Mara is a graduate from the Dallas County Sheriff’s Citizen Academy and enjoys volunteering her time as a way to give back to the community. Reading, writing, gardening, home-remodeling projects, are things she enjoys doing, but above all, she treasures spending time with her family.
Senior Paralegal (Litigation)
Tomika Webb is a litigation paralegal with over 15 years of commercial litigation experience covering a range of practice areas including labor and employment, contract disputes, bankruptcy, intellectual property and trademark, and insurance defense. She has always been passionate about pursuing a career as a paralegal and received a bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies from Samford University and a Master of Jurisprudence from St. Mary’s School of Law. She also holds a bachelor’s degree from Birmingham-Southern College in Finance and an MBA from Keller University. Outside of the office, Tomika enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.