Team

Dedication. Expertise. Passion.

We take great pride in our excellent and knowledgeable team members. They allow us to stay focused and provide you with efficient and superb service; we like to think of them as our "special sauce" around here. Each member has a unique role that contributes to the whole of our firm. Our clients will tell you they are an absolute joy to work with, especially when you are facing a legal challenge. They show compassion, empathy, and the utmost professionalism.  

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Christal 

Duties and responsibilities:  Christal primarily works virtually/remotely updating the data base , organization of electronic files, converting documents into various formats, creating forms & templates, inputting client intake data, sending and tracking documents and forms through the Clio electronic case management  system. Answering website emails and podium messages, setting up team/zoom calls and meetings. Helping attorneys and staff at LOAD Team whenever needed.

 

Hobbies and Interests: Christal enjoys spending time with family and friends. Watching a good TV series/movies with her daughters, game night and dinners with family. Visiting New places, traveling. Seeing and taking pictures of the sky… sunsets, sunrises, the moon and all the beautiful changes in nature (God’s Breathtaking Canvas). I LOVE Pictures… they are visual memories to carry with us and look back on. Cooking, Baking, painting pottery, drawing, writing notes/letters/poems, interior design, decorating, party planning and just being creative.  

 

Favorite Food: I Love Maryland Steamed Crabs,

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Karen 

Duties & Responsibilities: In addition to working as a school counselor for MCPS for several years, Karen serves as the Client Retention Specialist for the Law Offices of Addison -Darden. Her job duties consist of sending out Thank You Close out letters, monthly birthday cards, client surveys, and requests for Google Reviews, as well as selecting promotional products and services for clients.

Favorite Hobbies and Interests: Karen enjoys water Zumba and water aerobics classes at the YMCA and attends her youngest daughter’s lacrosse games, and indoor track meets. Some of her favorite activities and hobbies include travel, walking, reading, theater, women’s Bible study, and participation in a family book club. She has been inspired to write a book about the life and death of her special needs son, Timmy.   Her favorite scripture verse is “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me,” Philippians 4:13

Favorite Food: Seafood and Indian 

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Ojas 

Duties & Responsibilities: I am a Paralegal Intern at the  Addison & Darden Law Firm, and my responsibilities are to assist attorneys with performing factual and legal research.

Hobbies and Interests: Cooking & Traveling

Favorite Food: My favorite Food is Indian because I am from India.

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Paula

Duties & Responsibilities: Office Administrator: All duties as assigned.

Hobbies and Interests: Cooking & Traveling

Favorite Food: My favorite food is seafood & spicy Caribbean goods

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Sarah 

Duties & Responsibilities: I am a Legal Intern. My duties include: Scanning, copying, and electronically  filing documents; assisting paralegals with various tasks related to personal injury claims; assisting with client retention matters such as mailing out birthday cards and Thank you cards; creating graphics and composing narratives for digital  newsletters; updates, and town hall meeting flyers

Hobbies and Interests: My favorite hobby is playing lacrosse and spending quality time with my friends.

Favorite Food: My favorite food is spaghetti.

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Yvette

Duties & Responsibilities: I am a Paralegal for the Law Offices of Addison-Darden. 

Favorite Hobbies and Interests: Spending time with family and friends, Community Service Projects, Traveling, Dancing and Decorating.

Favorite Food: My favorite foods are Seafood and Junk Food