Dorothy 'DeeDee' Lake


DeeDee serves as direct support to our attorneys and clients, overseeing the firm’s litigation docket. DeeDee ensures timely and thorough compliance with all filing, discovery, and procedural matters. Her strong background in property tax law is an asset to both our firm and our clients. DeeDee prepares and organizes case files for our attorneys’ hearings and trials. DeeDee has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Houston’s American Sign Language Interpreting Program.

Kristen Bryant


Kristen provides direct legal and administrative support to our attorneys and staff, embracing a wide array of responsibilities. She is a fourth-generation Houstonian and studied Spanish at the University of North Texas.

Cindy Walla

Administrative Assistant

Cindy manages all billing and administrative items for the firm. Cindy assists our clients with all fee and billing related inquiries. Cindy will typically handle other incoming inquiries by prospective and current clients, and assist by directing them to the appropriate attorney or staff member.

Kay Ballance

Office Manager

Kay assists firm ownership with overseeing office operations, accounting, managing systems, personnel and facilities.