Michelle Tyree first joined The Brad Hendricks Law Firm as a litigation paralegal and was promoted to Executive Administrator. She received a paralegal certification from the University of Arkansas before joining our firm. She obtained an associate’s degree from Pulaski Technical College and is still working towards a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She is the Immediate Past-President and Newsletter Co-Editor of the Arkansas Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators and a member of the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association Paralegal/Legal Assistant Affiliate program. She was born and raised in central Arkansas and loves working so close to home. Michelle and her husband, Christopher, reside in North Little Rock. The thing she loves most about her job is that each day brings new challenges and new solutions.
Chuck Ellis has been employed by the firm since 2005 as the firm’s Financial Administrator. Chuck attended the University of Central Arkansas in Conway and received his bachelor of business administration in 1993. Chuck has previous experience in the fields of insurance, banking, and retail management. Chuck is originally from Clarendon, Arkansas, but now resides in Little Rock.
Jeanette Evans is a paralegal in the firm’s Medical Negligence department. She was born in Des Arc and now resides in Little Rock. Jeanette has been a paralegal since approximately 1982. She has the dubious distinction of having Hillary Clinton as her first boss. Prior to joining The Brad Hendricks Law Firm, she worked for firms in Louisiana and Connecticut. Jeanette enjoys the professional working atmosphere at The Brad Hendricks Law Firm and the mutual respect between the paralegals and attorneys for whom they work. Jeanette is a member of the supervisory staff of the firm and is the Needles Team Leader for our case management software.
David Helms joined the Brad Hendricks Law Firm in March 2012 as an administrative assistant. David was raised in Sherwood, Arkansas. He moved with his wife and two children to South Louisiana, just north of New Orleans, after Hurricane Katrina to help with the rebuilding process. While there, David and his wife started and ran a drug rehab/homeless shelter. After David was in a serious car accident, he and his family relocated back to Little Rock. Outside the office, he loves spending time with his wife and best friend, Heather, and his two amazing children, Andrew and Karsyn. In 2016, he finished first Ironman triathlon in Louisville, Kentucky and is training to compete in upcoming Ironman events.
Linda Corp has been a paralegal in the firm’s Social Security department since 1994. Linda obtained a degree in interdisciplinary studies from S.U.N.Y. Empire State College in Saratoga Springs, New York, and received her paralegal certificate from Southern Career Institute. She grew up in Western New York but has lived in Arkansas since 1990. She enjoys the challenges and complexities of social security law as it allows her to make a difference in the lives of our clients. Linda is proud to be part of a team of professionals that not only provides legal representation, but also pays personal attention to each client.
Shannon Evans is a paralegal in the firm’s personal injury department. She joined the firm in 1997. Shannon was born in Little Rock but raised in Lonoke, Arkansas. She attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, majoring in sociology with a minor in social work. Prior to joining our firm, Shannon held various positions within the legal community. She enjoys talking with clients and the one-on-one contact she has with each of them. Her extensive training and communication skills assist her in helping our clients obtain the personal injury benefits which they deserve.
Donna Glass joined the Brad Hendricks Law Firm in December 2011 as a paralegal in the firm’s Social Security department. She was previously employed with the Social Security Administration. During her tenure with the Social Security Administration, Donna served in various roles, including Claims Representative, Teleservice Representative, Claims Development Clerk, and Office Aide. She was born and raised in Texarkana, Arkansas, where she attended Texarkana Community College and Texas A&M University (Texarkana). Donna believes that the most rewarding part of her job is helping clients understand the social security disability process. She enjoys singing in her church choir and completing jigsaw and Sudoku puzzles.
Kristi Goodman joined The Brad Hendricks Law Firm in 2000 as a legal secretary. She was promoted to Executive Administrator in 2003. In 2004, she was awarded Outstanding Paralegal/Legal Assistant of the Year by the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association. Kristi relocated to Nashville, Tennessee, in 2005, but in September 2008, she rejoined the firm. She is also a spokesperson for our firm’s television commercials. She attended Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and earned a bachelor of science degree in marketing management. Kristi was born and raised in Clarendon, Arkansas, but now resides in Little Rock with her husband and son. In her free time, she loves spending time with her family and shopping. Kristi enjoys assisting clients with their needs as well as the professional environment at The Brad Hendricks Law Firm.
Mary Anne Gunter is a legal assistant in the firm’s medical negligence department. Mary Anne earned her bachelor’s degree from Lyon College, and as a former nurse, seeks to help injured patients and their families. She is a lifelong volunteer for nonprofits ranging from the Arkansas Literary Fest, to SCAN, to serving on the board of directors of a small domestic violence shelter. She has a passion for advocating for women and children and has led groups on parenting education and divorce recovery. Mary Anne enjoys European travel, is a voracious reader, and continues her academic studies on topics ranging from women’s healthcare in the prison setting to ethics to studying the lives of Socrates and Dietrich Bonhoeffer. She enjoys writing and had an academic research paper published in an undergraduate psychology journal. Mary Anne and her husband of twenty-five years are empty nesters with a spoiled basset hound.
Lea Ann Lawrence is a legal assistant in the firm’s medical negligence department. She has been in the legal field since 1995 and joined the firm in 2012. Lea Ann earned her bachelor’s degree in criminology from Arkansas State University and her master’s degree in criminal justice from University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Lea Ann’s legal experience includes work in personal injury, product liability, nursing home negligence, and medical negligence cases. Lea Ann enjoys the challenges and complexities of medical negligence cases.
Robin Morgan joined the Brad Hendricks Law Firm as a bankruptcy paralegal in July 2008. She was born and raised in Little Rock. Robin graduated from Henderson State University with bachelor of arts degree in family and consumer science. Robin has extensive experience on the creditor side of bankruptcy spanning more than a decade. She also has six years’ experience working with Head Start children and families. Robin is dedicated to helping our clients in need of assistance with the bankruptcy process. Robin resides in Benton, Arkansas, with her daughter.
Audra Murray joined The Brad Hendricks Law Firm in 2010 as a paralegal in our commercial litigation department. Audra received her associate of arts degree in history from College of Lake County in Grayslake, Illinois, and later obtained her associate of applied science degree in paralegal technology from Pulaski Technical College in North Little Rock. As a member of the legal community, Audra has served as a paralegal in the areas of estate planning, probate, and the formation of small business corporations since 1999. Currently, Audra resides in Sherwood, Arkansas.
Beverly J. Parker joined The Brad Hendricks Law Firm as Communication Coordinator. She was born, raised, and resides in Little Rock. Prior to joining The Brad Hendricks Law Firm, Beverly worked for a group of pediatricians. She enjoys dealing with the public and exemplifies the spirit of our firm by the warm and professional manner she uses while managing calls from clients. Beverly’s ability to cope with our busy switchboard is truly amazing.
Janie Pelkey joined The Brad Hendricks Law Firm as paralegal in 1996. She was born, raised, and resides in North Little Rock with her husband. She is a Certified Professional Legal Secretary. Janie has more than twenty-five years’ experience and has been a personal injury and medical malpractice paralegal since 1996. In her spare time, Janie enjoys playing with her grandson and cooking for her family. Janie is a great asset in training new employees on the computerized case management system utilized by the firm. Her greatest reward is the satisfaction she enjoys assisting our clients who have been injured as a result of the negligence of another.
Kari Thompson is a paralegal specializing in nursing home negligence, personal injury, and social security. Kari studied speech pathology and broadcasting at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. Her job experience has varied from working in medical management, medical assisting, radio, banking, operating satellite clinics, and owning her own business. She has also worked in the Circuit Clerk’s Office as a Case Coordinator for Drug Court. Kari’s experience, work ethic, and professionalism help to foster good working relationships with our clients. Kari is also a member of the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association/Legal Assistant Affiliate Program.
Reba Westerman joined The Brad Hendricks Law Firm in 1999 as a paralegal in our personal injury department. Reba was born and raised in Malvern, Arkansas. She now resides in Sherwood, Arkansas. She graduated from Henderson State University with an associate’s degree in office administration. Reba has worked within the legal community since 1987 and enjoys the challenges that each new case brings as she strives to resolve the sometimes difficult situations that our clients endure.
Gloria Witcher joined The Brad Hendricks Law Firm in March 2014 as a general secretary and recently became a legal assistant to the Bankruptcy department. She was born and raised in Mountain Home, Arkansas, and now resides in North Little Rock with her husband, Bryon.