Our Team

Fears | Nachawati is a team of dedicated attorneys and staff who take a unique approach to the practice of law. We focus on our clients’ needs and believe in being approachable, responsive, effective and trustworthy. Building successful relationships with our clients allows us to more effectively represent them and address their needs. Learn a little bit about our attorneys and staff below. We look forward to working with you.


Partners
Bryan Fears
Founding Partner
DIRECT 214.890.0711 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
fearsnachawatilawfirm@gmail.com
Bryan is a founding partner at Fears | Nachawati, responsible for overseeing the business law and bankruptcy side of the firm. Bryan values customer service and appreciates and enjoys the problem solving aspects of his practice. A first generation college graduate, Bryan received his BS in Biology from Baylor University. Bryan then went on to receive his Juris Doctor from South Texas School of Law. Bryan is licensed to practice law in the states of Texas, Oklahoma, and Colorado, as well as being admitted to the Northern, Southern, Western and Eastern districts of the US Federal Court in Texas and the US District court in Colorado. As a high school and college student Bryan worked in his South Texas hometown steel mill and even spent a summer on an off-shore oil rig. He is an avid runner and enjoys participating in half marathons and practicing with his running club around White Rock Lake. Bryan relaxes by reading and enjoys traveling with his wife and sons. Bryan is also helping his parents establish a vineyard and winery on their ranch in East Texas. SL BF WEBSITE BADGE1AVVO BFBK award
    • State Bar of Texas
    • State Bar of Oklahoma
    • State Bar of Colorado
    • U.S. District Court of Colorado
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
    • Texas Bar Association
    • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
    • American Bar Association
    • American Association for Justice
    • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
    • National Association of Consumer Advocates
    • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
    • College of the State Bar of Texas
    • John C. Ford American Inn of Court Barrister
    • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    • South Texas School of Law, JD
    • Baylor University, BS
-Majed Nachawati
Founding Partner
DIRECT 214.890.0711 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
fearsnachawatilawfirm@gmail.com
A founding partner of Fears | Nachawati, Majed focuses on products liability, pharmaceutical liability, class action, personal injury, and civil litigation. Majed attended Southern Methodist University where he was a double major in History and Political Science. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Houston. Majed finds the best part of his work to be holding people accountable for their actions and righting wrongs. He finds great gratification in helping his clients. Originally from Fort Worth, Majed's father is Lebanese and his mother is Mexican. Majed speaks English, Spanish, and Arabic. He enjoys spending time with his family and watching his daughter and son grow. Majed lives in East Dallas with his wife and kids. They spend family time exploring White Rock Lake and the Dallas Arboretum.   SL MN WEBSITE BADGE2AVVO MNsmallD Magazinesmall
    • State Bar of Texas
    • State Bar of Arkansas
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court of Colorado
    • American Bar Association
    • American Association for Justice
    • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
    • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
    • Dallas Hispanic Bar Association
    • Dallas Bar Association
    • State Bar of Texas Committee - Diversity in the Profession
    • Dallas Bar Association-Legal Ethics Committee
    • Hispanic National Bar Association
    • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    • Texas Bar Association
    • University of Houston, JD
    • Southern Methodist University, BA
John W Raggio
Partner
DIRECT 214.461.6182 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
jraggio@fnlawfirm.com

As a partner at Fears | Nachawati, John manages the firm’s criminal defense and family law practice sections.  These courtroom intensive areas of law often carry high stakes for those involved.  John enjoys the challenge of arguing his clients’ cases before a judge and jury.  Originally from Louisiana, John attended high school at the Culver Academies in Indiana.  He attended Texas A&M University where he received his Bachelor's degree in Political Science.  After college, John earned his Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas.  John is licensed to practice in the States of Texas and Missouri, and has been admitted to the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas Federal Court.

John is deeply devoted to helping people who have been challenged by the legal system.  His ability to understand and empathize with his clients helps him to successfully defend their cases.  John currently lives in Lake Highlands with his wife and daughter.  John loves being a dad and spending time with his family.  He and his wife are avid travelers, including honeymooning in Japan, dove hunting in Argentina, and experiencing many of the eclectic cultures in Europe.  When he needs to take a break from the office, John likes to hit the ski slopes or take a couple of days to relax on the Texas coast.

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    • State Bar of Texas
    • State Bar of Missouri
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
    • Dallas Bar Association
    • Texas Bar Association
    • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
    • South Texas College of Law, JD
    • Texas A&M University, BS
Matt McCarley
Partner
DIRECT 214.461.6231 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
mccarley@fnlawfirm.com

As a partner at Fears | Nachawati, Matthew manages the firm’s Employment and Medical Malpractice sections.  He enjoys pursuing justice for his clients.  Prior to joining Fears | Nachawati, Matthew was a partner with a firm in Frisco, Texas, and focused on representing individuals.  He has also worked as an in-house attorney for a large corporation.  While working as an in-house attorney Matthew gained valuable knowledge of how corporations deal with claims from individuals. He uses this knowledge to help individuals who, through no fault of their own, have been wrongfully injured or terminated.  His experience and knowledge help individuals come to an expedited resolution.

Matthew attended Texas A&M University where he received his Bachelor's degree in International Studies.  After college, Matthew earned his Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas.  He is licensed to practice in the State of Texas, and has been admitted to the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas Federal Court and to the Southern District of the Indiana Federal Court. Matthew is fluent in Spanish.  He enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.  Matthew also enjoys providing volunteer service in the community and in his church.

    • State Bar of Texas
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
    • American Association for Justice
    • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
    • Dallas Bar Association
    • Collin County Bar Association
    • J. Rueben Clark Law Society
    • Texas Bar Association
    • South Texas College of Law, JD
    • Texas A&M University, BA
Attorneys
Avator_Depinder-Aujla
Attorney
DIRECT 214.461.6221 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
daujla@fnlawfirm.com

Depinder’s practice at Fears | Nachawati focuses on business law, immigration law, and estate planning.  Born in London, England and raised in Florida, Depinder received degrees in Political Science, International Studies, and Economics from the University of Miami and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate. Following college, Depinder moved to Northern California and received his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco.  After law school, he worked in criminal defense litigation for several years, giving him a keen understanding of how cases reach the court system and the ability to advise clients appropriately. Depinder is licensed to practice in Texas and Florida.

Depinder finds fulfillment in his practice of law by assisting clients with their personal and business-related legal questions. He is able to quickly focus on the issue at hand and propose creative, yet effective solutions.  In his free time, Depinder enjoys traveling and exploring new cities.  He tries to get outside as much as possible and is always looking for new places to hike and kayak.  Depinder is also passionate about contributing to the local community and is actively involved with several civic and non-profit organizations in Dallas.

Mary Bauers - website
Attorney
FAX 214.890.0712 |
mbauers@fnlawfirm.com
Mary is an attorney at Fears Nachawati who focuses on a variety of areas including mass torts, business law and estate planning. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology, with a minor in communications from the University of Houston and worked in litigation support before receiving her Juris Doctor from Texas A&M University School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas. During law school she was on the moot court team and successfully finalized a divorce as a student attorney in the law clinic. Born and raised in Texas, Mary loves the Texas Rangers, Dallas Mavericks, and especially the Dallas Cowboys. She enjoys cheering on the local teams, trying new restaurants and watching movies. Mary loves to travel and enjoys meeting new people. She lives in Dallas with her husband Julian and dog Benji.
Brice Burris
Attorney
DIRECT 214.461.6298 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
brice@fnlawfirm.com
Brice is an attorney in the Personal Injury Litigation department at Fears | Nachawati. Brice is a graduate of Texas A&M School of Law in Fort Worth. Brice received his Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from Texas A&M University and is a lifelong sports fan of the Aggies. Before law school, Brice worked for the Texas Senate in Austin where he gained a greater appreciation and interest for the law.

Originally from East Texas, Brice has lived all over Texas. Brice enjoys traveling and studied abroad in Argentina during law school. In his spare time, Brice enjoys spending time outdoors, practicing archery, and spending time with his family.

    • State Bar of Texas
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
    • American Bar Association
    • Texas Bar Association
    • Texas Young Lawyers Association
    • Texas A&M University School of Law, JD
    • Texas A&M University, BA
Jennifer Clewis website3
Attorney
DIRECT 214.461.6192 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
jclewis@fnlawfirm.com
Jennifer is an attorney in the Intake department at Fears | Nachawati. She consults with potential Mass Torts and Personal Injury clients, answering their questions, easing their concerns, and making them feel a part of the Fears | Nachawati family. She also provides legal guidance and support to the Intake staff. Jennifer received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and International Business from George Washington University in Washington, DC. Following college, Jennifer went on to receive her Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in Norman, Oklahoma. Jennifer was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She realized she wanted to focus on a career in law at a young age and even attended the Law Magnet High School in Dallas. In her spare time Jennifer enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends. She also loves working out with her Camp Gladiator family and spending time at church. Jennifer also finds time to strongly support the Dallas Cowboys and OU football programs.
Kerri Dobbins
Attorney
DIRECT 214.461.6216 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
kdobbins@fnlawfirm.com

Kerri is an attorney in the Business Law and Intellectual Property Law departments at Fears | Nachawati. She focuses on helping clients with business law issues or intellectual property matters. She received her undergraduate degree in Communications from Texas A&M University and her Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law where she was the Managing Editor of the Texas Journal of Business Law.

Originally from New Hampshire, Kerri grew up in the north and migrated to Texas for warmer weather. She moved to Dallas upon graduating from law school and has been exploring the city ever since. Kerri loves staying active by running every day and enjoys watching home renovation shows in her down time.

Eric Douglas-website
Attorney
DIRECT 214.461.6204 |
FAX 214.890.0711 |
edouglas@fnlawfirm.com

Eric is an attorney in the Personal Injury department at Fears | Nachawati.  Eric is a graduate of Texas A&M School of Law in Fort Worth.  Eric specialized in business law courses and received the Business Law Certificate from Texas A&M School of Law.  Eric graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Campbell University in North Carolina.  During his undergraduate career, Eric gained invaluable experience working with victims of auto accidents as a legal assistant for a large personal injury law firm.

Eric was ready to return to his roots after graduating college in North Carolina.  He was born in East Texas and has lived all over Texas.  Eric is an avid sports fan, specifically following the Aggies and Cowboys.  In his free time, he enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, and exploring the state with his dog, Lucy.

    • State Bar of Texas
    • Dallas County Bar Association
    • Tarrant County Bar Association
    • Texas Bar Association
    • Campbell University, BA
    • Texas A&M School of Law, JD
Patrick Eaton
Attorney
DIRECT 214.461.6182 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
peaton@fnlawfirm.com

Patrick is an attorney at Fears | Nachawati who focuses on Criminal and Family Law. He received his undergraduate degree from Texas State University in Political Science with a minor in Political Communication. He obtained his Juris Doctor from St. Mary's University School of Law.

Patrick was born in Tennessee and raised in east Texas. He is a family oriented person who takes great pride in being a father and enjoys spending time with his wife and three brothers. He also loves watching sporting events, both live or in the comfort of his own home.

    • Texas Bar Association
    • State Bar of Texas
    • Texas Young Lawyers Association
    • St. Mary's University School of Law, JD
    • Texas State University, BA
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Attorney
DIRECT 214.461.6217 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
afurness@fnlawfirm.com
Arati is an attorney at Fears Nachawati. She practices in a variety of areas including business law, family law, real estate law, estate planning. Arati has over a decade of experience and is licensed to practice law in both Texas and California. Arati received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Texas. After college, Arati earned her Juris Doctor from Texas A&M University School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas. She practiced law in California for over 12 years before recently moving to Texas last year.
Sean Flynn1
Attorney
DIRECT 214.461.6203 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
sflynn@fnlawfirm.com

Sean's primary focus at Fears | Nachawati is in bankruptcy law. A graduate of the University of North Texas, Sean went on to get his JD from the University of St. Mary's School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas, as well as being admitted to the U.S. Federal Court in the Northern, Eastern and Western District of Texas. Sean obtained his undergraduate degree in Political Science and History. He also studied while in law school at Innsburck, Austria, at the St. Mary’s Institute on World Legal Problems, having as one of his lecturer's Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.

Having become an Eagle Scout in his youth, Sean understands loyalty and dedication. This transfers over to the service he provides to his clients. Having grown up in Grapevine, Texas, Sean now lives in Austin and manages the Austin office of Fears | Nachawati. Sean loves the music and festival scene in Austin and in his spare time you will find him exploring different venues, sometimes with his dog in tow.

    • State Bar of Texas
    • U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court in the Western District of Texas
    • Young Lawyers Committee
    • Austin Bankruptcy Bar
    • Texas Bar Section on Bankruptcy
    • Texas Bar Association
    • St. Mary's University School of Law, JD
    • University of North Texas, BA
Charlotte Gulewicz
Attorney
DIRECT 214.461.6177 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
charlotte@fnlawfirm.com

Charlotte is an attorney in the Mass Torts department at Fears | Nachawati. she is a graduate of Baylor University and received her Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida. Charlotte has experience in International War Crimes working for the Criminal Defense Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina. She also has experience in Immigration Law and prioritizes in ensuring that client's needs are met.

Charlotte is originally from Port Arthur, Texas and Charlotte's mother is from Honduras so Charlotte is a fluent Spanish speaker. She loves to travel and has been to over 20 different countries and has plans to visit more. When she's not traveling, she enjoys reading, jogging, and spending quality time with loved ones.

    • State Bar of Florida
    • Florida Bar Young Lawyers Association
    • Florida Bar Association
    • Florida Costal School of Law, JD
    • Baylor University, BA
Connor Haskins
Attorney
DIRECT 214.461.6232 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
chaskins@fnlawfirm.com

Connor practices in the business law section at Fears | Nachawati. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Florida and thereafter received his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Connor is licensed to practice law in the states of Texas and Florida. He is a member of the Dallas Bar Association and the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers.

Connor is an avid sports fan and enjoys travelling, both within the United States and abroad. He is a lifetime Florida Gators fan and was fortunate enough to be a student at the University of Florida when the Gators won one basketball and two football national championships. Not originally from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Connor enjoys exploring the area and experiencing all that it has to offer.

    • State Bar of Texas
    • State Bar of Florida
    • Dallas Bar Association
    • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
    • Florida Bar Association
    • Texas Bar Association
    • University of Florida, BS
    • University of Florida Levin College of Law, JD
Angelo Martin
Attorney
DIRECT 214.461.6236 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
amartin@fnlawfirm.com

Angelo is an attorney in the business section at Fears | Nachawati. He currently practices in several areas of business law, dealing with formation, acquisition, and dissolution; contracts and commercial agreements; and protecting intellectual property. He also handles personal legal matters such as pre-nuptial agreements and estate planning.

Angelo is a graduate of Stetson University College of Law and the University of Florida. Having received his undergraduate degree in Marketing, he is able to inject a unique perspective in the legal advice he delivers to clients looking to take their businesses to market. He has also worked in the legal department of a multi-national corporation, where he was heavily engaged in the management and governance of international and domestic subsidiaries, as well as corporate restructuring.  On his free time, Angelo enjoys attending concerts, watching sports and taking his dogs for a stroll. As a former life-long resident of Florida, he is still taking in all that Dallas has to offer.

    • State Bar of Florida
    • Florida Bar Association
    • Florida Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
    • Stetson University College of Law
    • University of Florida
Ben Penticoff-website
Attorney
DIRECT 214.461.6149 |
FAX 214. 890.0711 |
bpenticoff@fnlawfirm.com

Ben is the Compliance Attorney at Fears | Nachawati. After receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas, Ben graduated from South Texas College of Law. Ben’s internships, coursework, and mentors through law school helped root his passion for the law and serving others.

A transplant from Houston, Ben has enjoyed the change of scenery. Ben’s favorite activities include playing soccer, watching legal thriller movies, and spending time with friends and family. While he enjoys having a busy schedule and living an active life, Ben finds rest in Jesus Christ and loves going to church. Ben is looking forward to having his own family and the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series.

    • State Bar of Texas
    • Texas Bar Association
    • LeTourneau University, BA
    • South Texas College of Law, JD
PaulRoessner
Managing Attorney
DIRECT 214-461-6150 |
FAX 214-890-0712 |
paul@fnlawfirm.com

Paul is the managing attorney of the business law, probate, and estate planning sections at Fears | Nachawati. He graduated from Boston College with a bachelor's degree in History and then came home to Texas to attend Southern Methodist University School of Law. Paul is licensed to practice law in the state of Texas and is a member of the Dallas Young Lawyer's Association.

Paul grew up in Grapevine, Texas but he has familial roots in Panama and New Jersey. He is an avid New York Yankees and Dallas Stars fan. When he has time, Paul enjoys the outdoors. He can be found at the ranch dove hunting, target shooting, and skeet shooting with his friends. He also has a passion for travel. During law school he studied abroad in Austria. Paul can speak fluent Spanish and conversational German.

    • State Bar of Texas
    • Dallas Young Lawyers Association
    • Texas Bar Association
    • Southern Methodist University, J.D.
    • Boston College, BA
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Managing Attorney
DIRECT 214.461.6220 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
adam@fnlawfirm.com

Adam is the managing attorney of the Intellectual property section of Fears | Nachawati, with a focus on trademark and copyright law. He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Texas at Austin, and went on to attend Texas Wesleyan School of Law where he focused on trademark and copyright law. While in law school, Adam did in-depth research on copyright law and the doctrine of fair use.  Adam’s love for the arts fuels his passion to create and develop unique strategies for clients’ intellectual property. He believes that his clients are the most important part of his practice and strives to make every client feel confident in his ability to protect their legal interest.

Adam is a life time Texan and an avid UT sports fan. He loves nature and enjoys walking through the local parks. When he has time he relaxes with a nice novel or is busy attending one of the many sporting events offered in the city. Adam attends local music venues for concerts, and also enjoys taking in the atmosphere of Austin, the Live Music Capital of the World.

    • State Bar of Texas
    • Texas Young Lawyers Association
    • Texas Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Texas Wesleyan School of Law, JD
    • University of Texas at Austin, BA
Firm Administration
Megan Fears
Office Administrator
DIRECT 214.461.6183 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
mfears@fnlawfirm.com
Megan is responsible for managing the Fears | Nachawati office which includes overseeing accounting. Originally a computer science major, Megan graduated cum laude with a degree in Finance from the University of Houston. Ensuring the firm runs efficiently and productively is Megan’s chief role at Fears | Nachawati. Megan loves spending time with her little boy and watching him learn and make new discoveries. When Megan isn’t enjoying time with her son she likes to relax with a glass of wine and a good book, especially a Harry Potter novel. Before becoming a mother, Megan and her husband were avid travelers, especially enjoying their visits to Barcelona and Buenos Aires.
Avani Javia
Director of Operations
DIRECT 214.461.6205 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
ajavia@fnlawfirm.com
Avani is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and has worked at Fears | Nachawati for more than seven years. She enjoys the law and is excited to one day attend law school. Avani oversees the firm's daily operations and keeps the entire team on track. Originally from Dallas, Texas, Avani is a first generation American. She enjoys spending her free time playing with her Golden Retriever, participating on the firm's kickball team, and following the Dallas Mavericks. She is an avid fan of UT football.
Vanessa Hernandez
Accounts Manager
DIRECT 214.461.6322 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
vhernandez@fnlawfirm.com
Vanessa is the Accounts Manager at Fears | Nachawati. She works together with the rest of the administration in the continuing growth of the firm. She is responsible for accounting and accounts receivable. A native of Irving, Texas, Vanessa has volunteered with the Internal Revenue Service and is currently studying to be an accountant. She is fluent in both English and Spanish. In her spare time Vanessa enjoys visiting art museums and galleries, running half marathons, and spending time with her family.
Stephen Holombek
Administrative Assistant
DIRECT 214.461.6143 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
stephen@fnlawfirm.com

Stephen is an Administrative assistant at Fears | Nachawati and works closely with firm management on daily operations, marketing, and other administrative projects. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, where he received a Bachelor's Degree in Government.

Originally from the Dallas area, Stephen is happy to be back in his hometown. He is a huge sports fan, especially when it comes to the Texas Longhorns and the Dallas Mavericks. In his spare time, he enjoys watching sports, playing volleyball and basketball, and spending time with friends and family.

Estefania Lorenzo- website
Client Concierge
DIRECT 214.461.6227 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
elorenzo@fnlawfirm.com

Estefania works as a Client Concierge at Fears | Nachawati. She is responsible for communicating with clients to ensure their satisfaction with the firm and to make sure the client’s concerns are being heard and resolved immediately.  Estefania strongly believes in the client and prides herself for being the voice of those who feel like they’re not being heard. Once the client has finalized their case, she is also responsible for encouraging and guiding those clients in the process of expressing their experience in the form of reviews across multiple online platforms.

Having grown up in Dallas, Estefania graduated with a degree in Business Administration but found her passion in marketing, communications and public relations. Unlike her co-workers, she is not much of an outdoors person but enjoys the occasional walks when the weather permits.  On her free time, she enjoys spending time with her fiancé, baking, shopping with friends, and watching thriller movies on Netflix. Estefania hopes to one day travel all around the world and immerse herself in different cultures.

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Administrative Assistant
DIRECT 214.461.6199 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
lpatience@fnlawfirm.com
Lissie is the administrative assistant at Fears | Nachawati. She works alongside the firm administrator in accounts receivable and provides support to the administration team. Lissie graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in Music from the University of Texas at Arlington. She plays the cello and loves to play chamber music. Lissie enjoys a wide range of outdoor activities, especially camping, swimming, rock climbing, skiing, and sailing. She was born in Norway, grew up in Houston, and currently lives in Dallas with her dog, Finn.
Support Team
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Legal Assistant
DIRECT 214.461.6196 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
naguilar@fnlawfirm.com

Natalie is a Case Manager at Fears | Nachawati. She assists with Personal Injury cases.  Natalie truly enjoys helping clients with their legal needs, while ensuring quality customer service.  She also has experience in assisting with Criminal cases.  Natalie has a Bachelor’s Degree in History Pre-Law Degree with a minor in Business from The University of Texas at Arlington.  She is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Human Right and Justice at Southern Methodist University.

When not studying Natalie enjoys spending time with her family.  She loves everything home décor and organization.  She likes exploring museums and galleries, and attending plays and operas.  Natalie is also trying to perfect the art of baking and her cheesecake flan is in high demand.

rocio
Medical Records Manager
DIRECT 214.461.6197 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
rbaca@fnlawfirm.com
Rocio is the Managing Paralegal in the Medical Records Department here at Fears | Nachawati Law Firm. She began her career with Fears | Nachawati in February 2014 after working for nearly a decade scheduling and coordinating warehouse production. Rocio has successfully transitioned into the legal field after obtaining an associate’s degree in paralegal studies from Dallas County Community College, and in fact she enjoys her work so much that she is now pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies at Texas Woman’s University. Rocio was born and raised in Garland, Texas, where she still currently resides. When not working to keep the records department organized and running smoothly at Fears | Nachawati, Rocio enjoys spending her free time with her two daughters, Hailey and Lauren. Some of their favorite shared activities include her children to attending dance class, piano lessons, guitar lessons, and soccer.
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Paralegal
DIRECT 214.461.6194 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
abarnes@fnlawfirm.com

Aaron is a legal assistant in the bankruptcy department at Fears | Nachawati. Aaron began his career with Fears | Nachawati in February 2012 after completing his bachelor’s degree in political science at the University of North Texas.  In addition, Aaron holds an associate’s degree in paralegal studies from Dallas County Community College and currently attends law school in the evening at the SMU Dedman School of Law.

Aaron is a lifelong Texan and proud of it.  He was born in Dallas, raised in Lewisville, and currently resides in Plano, Texas.  Although his combined responsibilities between work and school leave little time for recreation, Aaron does enjoy going to small independently-owned restaurants to try new food, reading about history and current events, following national and state-level politics and he especially enjoys spending time with his wife and two dogs.

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Data Entry Assistant
DIRECT 214.461. 6216 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
mbarron@fnlawfirm.com

Mary is a Data Entry Assistant at Fears | Nachawati. She attended the University of Texas at Arlington where she received her bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a minor in Business Administration.

Mary was born and raised in Dallas, TX. She is an avid Dallas Cowboys fan. In her free time she enjoys spending time with my family, going out with my friends, reading or watching movies. She hopes to further her education in the future.

Monica Benitez4
Receptionist
DIRECT 214.9880.0711 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
reception@fnlawfirm.com
Monica is a receptionist at Fears | Nachawati, and likely one of the first voices heard when calling into the firm. She directs incoming calls and clients to the correct department, as well as providing support for the rest of the staff. Monica was Born and raised in Dallas Texas. She is bilingual and she enjoys to travel and to spend time with her family. In her free time she works in a beauty salon, doing hair and nails.  She has previous law firm experience and hopes to further her education in the future.
Veronica Canizales-website2
Paralegal
FAX 214.890.0712 |
vcanizales@fnlawfirm.com
Veronica is a Mass Torts Paralegal at Fears | Nachawati. She works hard to keep an open line of communication with clients, ensuring that the long process of litigation goes as smoothly as possible. She began her career as a paralegal after completing her Associates Degree at El Centro College. When Veronica isn’t in the office, she’s better known as the neighborhood’s couch sweet potato. She enjoys watching British science fiction and considers herself to be a true “whovian”. This could never hold a candle to her son. He keeps Veronica by the pool when it’s not too cold or raining, which can mean anytime of the year here in Texas.
Yesenia Cordero - Website
Intake Specialist
DIRECT 214.461.6192 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
ycordero@fnlawfirm.com

Yesenia is an Intake Specialist at Fears | Nachawati. She consults with potential clients for Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, and Mass Torts cases. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and is currently prepping for the law school admissions process. Her main goal, once an attorney, is to focus on criminal defense as well as immigration law.

Yesenia likes to spend time in the kitchen baking with inspiration from Cupcake Wars. If she is not baking or studying, then she is probably smothering her dogs and showering them with hugs and kisses. Yesenia loves dancing, riding her horses, and spending time with her family. Chihuahua, Mexico is where her heart is and she takes great pride in her Mexican heritage which has taught her to always remain humble.

Jessica Davis
Legal Assistant
FAX 214.890.0712 |
jdavis@fnlawfirm.com
Jessica is a legal assistant in the Personal Injury Pre-Litigation department at Fears | Nachawati. She began her career with Fears | Nachawati after completing her Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice at Texas Women's University and Associates Degree at Eastfield Community College. She works directly with clients, handles their questions and concerns, and keeps them informed of their case status through the pre-litigation process.

Jessica was born and raised in Texas. In her free time, she enjoys attending outdoor concerts, watching the Texas Rangers, going on road trips, and spending time with her friends and family.

Joshua Dolan
Paralegal
DIRECT 214.461.6207 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
joshua@fnlawfirm.com

Joshua is a paralegal in the Mass Torts department at Fears | Nachawati. He works directly with clients assuring a clear line of communication so that all questions and concerns are addressed promptly. It is his goal that all clients receive the best possible outcome while avoiding time-consuming litigation. Joshua graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Arts in English and received his Paralegal Certification from Beckfield College.

When not in the office, Joshua enjoys sports of all kinds, but particularly winter sports. He believes the ultimate freedom is snowboarding down a mountain. He also enjoys being in the great outdoors and exploring the vast geography that Texas has to offer. An avid traveler, Joshua has been all over the United States as well as Mexico and Europe, but left his heart in San Francisco.

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Medical Records Clerk
DIRECT 214.461.6179 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
mgarcia@fnlawfirm.com

Mariana is a Medical Records Clerk at Fears | Nachawati. She communicates with providers to obtain medical records for our clients as quickly as possible.

Mariana was born in a little border town called Del Rio, TX. She is bilingual, her parents and older brother were born across the neighboring town in Mexico. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a Minor in Criminal Justice and Sociology from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, TX.  New to Dallas, she enjoys exploring the city, meeting new people, Netflix and going to the gym.

Isamar Gonzales
Legal Assistant
DIRECT 214.890.0711 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
reception@fnlawfirm.com

As a personal injury legal assistant at Fears | Nachawati, Isamar is responsible welcoming clients, keeping them informed on the status of their case, and facilitating communication between clients, attorneys, and the courts.

Isamar, born and raised in Dallas, Texas, graduated from Sunset High School. She enjoys weekend getaways to San Antonio. When she is not out of town, she enjoys spending time with her family and boyfriend. Isamar also loves to support the Rangers, Mavericks & Cowboys.

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Intake Specialist
DIRECT 214.461.6193 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
ahenderson@fnlawfirm.com

Aryka is an Intake Specialist at Fears | Nachawati. She consults with potential clients for Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, and Mass Torts cases.

Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Aryka relocated to Dallas recently from the Washington DC area. Aryka completed the Network Engineer program and has received her CompTIA A+ certification. Aryka enjoys traveling in her free time and her favorite locations are Brazil and Turks and Caicos. She is working part-time at a restaurant with hopes of one day going to culinary school. Her favorite movie to watch is Ratatouille.

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Receptionist
DIRECT 214.890.0711 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
reception@fnlawfirm.com

Lauren-Ashleigh is a receptionist at Fears | Nachawati. She plays a vital role as she is the first voice many callers hear when contacting the firm. She  provides support for the professionals that she works with. She is a recent graduate of Texas A&M University.

Lauren-Ashleigh classifies herself as the loudest and proudest fan of the Aggies, a food connoisseur, and a fitness enthusiast. Outside of Fears | Nachawati, Lauren-Ashleigh enjoys reading anything written by William Shakespeare, spending time with her boyfriend as well as her Bull Terrier and Beagle, Spaz and Leo.

Sherri Hodge
Pre-Litigation Manager
DIRECT 214.461.6176 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
shodge@fnlawfirm.com

Sherri is the Pre-Litigation Manager, overseeing all investigators and assistants at Fears | Nachawati in the personal injury pre-litigation side of the practice. Having helped develop this side of the practice, Sherri ensures everything is prepared prior to going to litigation. Her attention to detail helps to positively position each case that Fears | Nachawati takes.

Originally from the Oak Cliff area in Dallas, Sherri now resides in East Dallas. Sherri enjoys spending time with her family - especially her grandsons. In her spare time, Sherri is an avid bowler and loves traveling to Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

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Legal Assistant
DIRECT 214.461.6185 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
hholliday@fnlawfirm.com

Heather Holliday is a legal assistant in the Bankruptcy Department at Fears | Nachawati. She was born and raised in Dallas, TX. Heather enjoys working with clients through any questions or concerns they may have about the bankruptcy process.

Outside of Fears | Nachawati, Heather enjoys spending time with her beautiful little girl. She enjoys cooking, working out, reading and spending time with loved ones.

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Intern
DIRECT 214.890.0711 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
mmargetis@fnlawfirm.com
Mikyle is currently a third year law student at Texas A&M University School of Law in Fort Worth. Prior to attending law school, she received her undergraduate degree in Business from Texas A&M University. Mikyle was born and raised in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. She is an avid Aggie football and Texas Rangers fan. Mikyle loves to travel and plans to visit as many places as she can. In her free time, Mikyle enjoys working out, golfing, attending concerts, and spending time with her family.
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Legal Assistant
DIRECT 214.461.6186 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
lruiz@fnlawfirm.com

Luisa is a legal assistant for the bankruptcy department at Fears | Nachawati. She works directly with clients and as such she greatly values customer service and client satisfaction. Luisa enjoys helping her clients and holds herself accountable for making sure that all their questions and concerns are addressed.

Luisa was born and raised in Mesquite and currently resides there with her four sons. She is devoted to her boys and can be found attending their many Little League baseball and Pee Wee football games. Luisa enjoys spending time outdoors, swimming and relaxing at the lake, and going for walks in her neighborhood park with her sons.

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Intake Specialist
DIRECT 214.461.6174 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
jsweeney@fnlawfirm.com
Having been in the legal profession for over 25 years, Jacqueline has gained the experience and expertise required to effectively explore and resolve complex legal issues related to bankruptcy.  She began her career in law by serving as a court administrator for several judges within the Civil District Courts of Dallas County.  After working for several years in the public sector, Jacqueline made the decision to bring her skills and knowledge to the Fears | Nachawati Law Firm as a Bankruptcy Intake Specialist. Originally from Colorado, Jacqueline began her undergraduate education at Colorado College, where she majored in Business Administration. Jacqueline finds the most satisfying aspect of her work to be helping clients get back on their feet, while at the time starting them on the road to recovery for a better and brighter financial future. When she is not performing her duties at Fears | Nachawati, Jacqueline enjoys spending time with her teenage daughter and watching her play year round soccer for her club team. She also enjoys reading, going to the movies with friends, and playing with her two Chiweenies named Shadow and Bunny.
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Intake Specialist
DIRECT 214.461.6196 |
FAX 214.890.0712 |
awilliams@fnlawfirm.com
Andrew is an Intake Specialist at Fears | Nachawati. He consults with potential clients for Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, and Mass Torts cases. Andrew received his undergrad degree in English at Angelo State University in San Angelo Texas. He hopes to continue his education by getting his Masters.  His goal is to become an English professor specializing in British literature and become a published author. Andrew is originally from Detroit Michigan, but loves to travel. He decided to leave home to attend college, and hopes to continue to travel to see different places and experience different cultures.  Andrew also enjoys art of any kind but is particularly fond of music. He is currently learning to play the piano and wants to learn how to play other instruments as well. Andrew enjoys spending time with his friends and going to music festivals. In his spare time Andrew is passionate about working out and running.  He would like to take part in a major marathon.  
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