Rhonda Smith received her Juris Doctorate from John Marshall Law School and earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Indiana-Purdue University in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
From April, 2012 to present Rhonda has worked as a paralegal with the firm Tannen Law Group, LLC. Her duties include screening potential clients and scheduling initial consultations; drafting, filing and coordinating service of petitions, answers and counterclaims, and motions; maintaining attorney’s calendar and calendaring court hearings, trials and mediations; drafting discovery and discovery responses; conducting legal research; negotiating settlements; preparing cases for hearings, trials and mediations; and drafting final documents such as settlement agreements, child support worksheets, child support addendums, parenting plan orders, final divorce decrees and qualified domestic relations orders.
From August, 2006 to October 2011 she had worked as a paralegal with the firm of Murphy and Marshall, LLP in the areas of family and immigration law.
From 2001 to 2006 she had worked as a paralegal with various law firms in the area of family law.
Prior to attending law school Rhonda had worked as a Family Support Worker with Healthy Families providing home-based intervention and support services to mothers and families at risk to abuse/neglect their child(ren), assisting in strengthening parent-child relationships, and assisting families in developing and enhancing their personal and community resources.
Rhonda is committed to providing personal attention to every client and assisting them through a difficult time in his/her life.
When not on the job, Rhonda is playing tennis, watching football or spending time with her family. She has four children and six grandchildren that she loves and cares for deeply.