Support Staff – Lawlor, White & Murphey
Melissa Alvarez was born and raised in South Florida. Ms. Alvarez graduated from Broward College with her AA and then obtained her BA in Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University. Ms. Alvarez has developed her paralegal skills through experience in varied positions in the firms where she has worked. Ms. Alvarez joined Lawlor White & Murphey, LLP in April 2016.
Brittney Eller is a second generation South Florida native. She attended Saint Thomas Aquinas High School and later graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Marketing with Advertising. She continued her education in business but despite her degree and experience, she has always had a passion for law. She joined Lawlor, White & Murphey in 2017 as the paralegal to Ben Murphey and quickly became an integral part of our litigation team.
Crystal Fuller was born in Queens, New York but moved to Florida at the age of 2. In January 2018, she graduated from Keiser University with her B.A. in Business Administration specializing in Business Management. She has been working as an administrative assistant for over 10 years. Mrs. Fuller joined Lawlor White & Murphey in July 2017.
Sherry Furness was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and raised in South Florida. Sherry worked as a Customer Service Supervisor/Manager for a Telecommunication company for 16 years prior to joining Douglas P Johnson, PA as the Office Manager/Bookkeeper for 12 years before joining our firm in May 2015.
Andrea Gonzalez was born in Columbia, Missouri. She moved to Kentucky where she worked as an office manager/tax preparer and within accounts payable for Lexington based corporations. In 2007, Ms. Gonzalez moved to Florida and began working as a distribution manager for Lawlor, White & Murphey in 2008. She attended Broward College and obtained an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies.
Diana Medina was born in Bogota, Colombia and moved to South Florida in 2007. Ms. Medina received her Paralegal certificate in 2008 from Washington Online Learning Institute and in 2005 graduated with her AA Degree in Marketing Management from Broward College. Ms. Medina joined Lawlor White and Murphey in November of 2015.
Angie Myers is a Florida native. She attended Broward College and received her Paralegal Certification from Ft. Lauderdale College in 1990. Mrs. Myers has been helping clients who have been involved in automobile accidents and slip and falls since 1998. She worked for Douglas Johnson as his litigation paralegal for 17 years. Joined our firm in July of 2015.
Kelly Tatiana Olarte
Kelly Tatiana Olarte joined Lawlor, White & Murphey team back in February of 2014. Born in Colombia and raised in South Florida, she attended Florida International University where she earned a B.A. in Criminal Justice. Mrs. Olarte has worked in the legal administration field for over 10 years. Currently, she has become an integral part of our Pre-suit team as our Pre-Lit case manager.
Martha Urena is from the Dominican Republic and raised in Queens, New York. She graduated from Berkeley College and earned an A.S. degree in Accounting. She relocated to South Florida in 1993 and has been working as a legal assistant since 1997, where has assisted attorneys in cases from personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability. In 2016 she joined Lawlor, White & Murphey.
Veronica Valdes was born and raised in South Florida. She attended Florida International University and graduated with a B.A. in International Relations. She is currently in her third year of law school at the St. Thomas University School of Law. She joined Lawlor White & Murphey in 2017.