The Oweyssi Law Firm: Support Team
Nurse Legal Assistant
Kelly Garrison is a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science degree in mass communication. She has certificates in legal nurse consulting, advanced cardiac life support, personal training and yoga instruction. She evaluates, summarizes, and researches cases using her medical knowledge and research background. Kelly enjoys reading, weight training, yoga, and dancing.
Claudia O’Brien, a New Jersey transplant since 2012, has worked for The Oweyssi Law Firm for three years. She has managed administrative assistant duties and served in the roles of receptionist and legal assistant. She works on both pre-litigation and litigation cases. Claudia recently earned a Bachelor of Science degree in interdisciplinary studies with a minor in psychology from the University of Houston.
Kharla Renderos grew up in Richmond, Texas and has worked for the Oweyssi Law Firm since 2015. She has nine years of experience as a legal assistant, specializing in pre-litigation and negotiations.
Christal Reyes is a pre-litigation case handler with more than eight years of experience assisting with personal injury matters. She prides herself on successfully and compassionately helping thousands of clients through the most difficult times in their lives. Christal is a Public Notary of the State of Texas. Her motto to live by is “We rise by lifting others.” Her hobbies include traveling and spending time with her family and friends.
Lauren Smith joined The Oweyssi Law Firm in 2018 as the firm’s Litigation Paralegal. Lauren has ten years of experience handling personal injury claims and assisting clients with their individual needs.
Lauren attended Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri and the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. To pursue her passion in the legal field, she later attended The Center for Advanced Legal Studies and graduated with honors in 2007. She also received the national designation of Certified Paralegal from NALA (National Association of Legal Assistants).
Lauren enjoys live music, the outdoors, and donating to various local and national charities.