Lorena Martinez earned her B.S in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, and her A.A.S degree in Criminal Justice from Navarro College, Corsicana, Texas. Lorena began working with Keathley & Keathley in 2016, and serves as paralegal working on civil and criminal litigation, family, immigration, and estate planning cases. Prior to working with Keathley & Keathley, Lorena interned with the Department of Homeland Security with the Fugitives operation team within the ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) Division. Lorena’s hobbies include participating in Y-Extreme and Kickboxing classes at our local YMCA and spending time with family and friends. Lorena’s organized, straightforward and sensible approach to her legal work with the attorneys facilitates our client’s goals and objectives.
Kimberley Sharp Williams
Kim graduated summa cum laude from Navarro College with her A.A.S. Paralegal Studies degree. She has been employed with Keathley & Keathley since 2016. Kim assists the attorneys on family, probate, criminal, business formation and intellectual property cases. She is also active in the litigation cases for the firm, and attends court regularly with the attorneys. Kim’s hobbies include studying the law, training and competing in traditional martial arts (Shotokan Karate), and horseback riding with her family. From Kim, “In a busy law practice, it is my goal to make a difference in each person’s life I touch with my work product, whether that be a party to a lawsuit, a spouse going through a divorce, a parent who faces losing custody of a child, a grieving spouse involved in probate, or a child in foster care; each client deserves my best, and that is what I strive to give.”
Colleen relocated to Trinidad, Texas from Tampa, Florida, and has been with Keathley & Keathley since 2016. She serves as the office administrator and chief receptionist for the firm. She has a B.S. in General Studies with an emphasis in Public Administration from the University of South Florida. She has been with the law firm since 2016 and brings 20 years of legal administration experience. Colleen also works with the Navarro County Bar Association and assists Sarah with the State Bar of Texas Board of Director duties. She brings a wealth of experience from her years working for the Hillsborough County Bar Association, the Clearwater Bar Association, the Northern Kentucky Bar Association, and the Cincinnati Bar Association. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs.
Ben was educated in Corsicana, Texas, and is currently enrolled in classes for paralegal studies at Navarro College. He began his employment with Keathley & Keathley in 2016 and is the firm’s criminal law paralegal. Ben’s hobbies are martial arts, bonsai, horses, volleyball, woodcraft, and archery. Ben has taught and trained in Shotokan marital arts for over 20 years, and earned his 1st dan and 2nd dan black belts from Master Hidetaka Nishiyama who was a student of the founder of Shotokan. Ben is also a Sensei and earned his 3rd dan in 2014. He competes in International traditional karate competitions, and has competed across the United States, in Slovenia and Egypt. Ben believes in justice for all of our clients, and said, “I help our clients by facilitating communication with our clients, listening to their concerns and calming their fears.”