Our Team: Administrative and Legal Professionals
Angie Watson, Legal Assistant
Hometown: Lakeland, Florida
Angie joined The Marks Law Firm, P.A. – Family Law & Divorce Attorneys in February 2023. As a Legal Assistant, she communicates with Clients, gathers necessary documents, conducts all initial research and provides information to our Family Law Attorneys. Angie is great at multi-tasking, highly detailed and organized, a team player, strives for high production, and has excellent customer service skills. She appreciates that our firm is small and our Team feels like family. When she is not working, Angie loves interior design, decorating, party planning and tending to house plants.
Holly Crutchfield, Paralegal
Hometown: Palm Springs, California
Holly joined The Marks Law Firm, P.A. – Family Law & Divorce Attorneys as a Legal Assistant in December 2022. In March 2023, Holly was promoted to Paralegal. As a Paralegal, she helps our Family Law Attorneys navigate their caseloads. Doing so allows Holly to utilize her strengths — organization and problem solving. Holly believes our Team is the best part of working for The Marks Law Firm, P.A. – Family Law & Divorce Attorneys. Outside of work, Holly enjoys spending time with her daughter, Poppy.
Julia Hsieh, Legal Assistant
Hometown: Sanford, Florida
Julia joined The Marks Law Firm, P.A. – Family Law & Divorce Attorneys in June 2022. As a Legal Assistant, she works with our Attorneys, Clients, Paralegals, Director of First Impressions, Firm Administrator, Digital Marketing & Social Media Specialist, other Legal Assistants, and people who might like to get advice from our Attorneys. Julia enjoys meeting, talking with, and helping people; learning new things; and sharing her experience and knowledge with our Team as well as the community. One of Julia’s favorite quotes is attributed to Abraham Lincoln: “My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right.”
Kristine Brown, Paralegal
Hometown: Queens, New York
Kristine joined The Marks Law Firm, P.A. – Family Law & Divorce Attorneys in September 2021. As a Paralegal, she provides integral support to our Team and Attorneys by assisting with document management, scheduling, maintaining organization, Client connection, processing discovery, and drafting. Kristine is focused and thrives in a professional environment where she is able to take initiative and multitask. Our culture at The Marks Law Firm really resonates with her. Kristine appreciates that the members of our Team truly embody our Core Values and Mission Statement, while remaining true to ourselves. She believes this is vital for our success and happiness internally as well as with our Clients. In her spare time, Kristine enjoys exploring her passion for art and creative endeavors.
MaKenna Stoker, Director of First Impressions
Hometown: Jacksonville, Florida
MaKenna joined The Marks Law Firm, P.A. – Family Law & Divorce Attorneys in May 2018. As Director of First Impressions, she manages our phone systems, schedules initial consultations, and engages with our Clients daily. Given her experience with the firm as a Former Client, MaKenna is able to share her unique perspective with those who are in need of legal representation. She enjoys collaborating with our amazing Team to better serve our Clients. Outside of work, MaKenna can often be found at Disney with her sons and husband or making a new recipe from her collection of cookbooks.
Jessenia Raigosa, Digital Marketing & Social Media Specialist
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Jessenia joined The Marks Law Firm, P.A. – Family Law & Divorce Attorneys in March 2016. As our Digital Marketing & Social Media Specialist, she actively maintains the firm’s presence on social media platforms and works closely with our Administrative and Legal Teams to promote who we are as a firm. Currently, Jessenia serves the firm in a remote capacity. Her self-discipline, timeliness, and creativity are imperative to the responsibilities related to her role. According to Jessenia, the best part about working for the firm is the ongoing communication among the Team. Everyone is inclusive and intentional about keeping each other informed. Outside of work, Jessenia enjoys reading and spending time with her niece and nephew.
Linda H. Marks, Director of Finance
Hometown: Miami, Florida
Linda joined The Marks Law Firm, P.A. – Family Law & Divorce Attorneys in January 2013. As Director of Finance, her role entails tasks related to payroll, firm expenses, and all things financial. To successfully execute her responsibilities, Linda’s strengths include timeliness, dedication to accuracy, as well as being detail oriented. In addition to Linda’s position at the firm, she has worked as an emergency room nurse for 30+ years, and currently serves as the Nurse Manager at Choices Women’s Clinic. Outside of work, Linda enjoys mentoring young women in her Church.
Kathy Mitchell, Firm Administrator
Hometown: Maitland, Florida
Kathy joined The Marks Law Firm, P.A. – Family Law & Divorce Attorneys in September 2015. As our Firm Administrator, she handles all things business rather than legal. Much of her role includes multi-tasking, working behind the scenes, and handling special projects. Her passion for people is reflected in the way she engages with our Team and assists our Clients. In alignment with our Mission Statement and Core Values, Kathy appreciates that we are a faith-based firm, where we can focus on honoring God by helping our Clients get through their particularly tough circumstances. A fun fact about Kathy is she loves dogs! If she had the space for them, she would own many dogs – all would be rescue animals. Her favorite breed is Shih Tzu’s – they are such an important part of her family!