Meet our Volunteers

Volunteer Bios

  • Fred Brown

    Fred Brown

    Volunteer  

    Fred has practiced law since 1978, always as a sole practitioner, with a special interest in business law that grew from his undergraduate degree from the University Of Houston School Of Business.

    While a student in Houston, he worked his way through U. of

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  • Ben Selman

    Ben Selman

    Volunteer

    Ben Selman’s professional career has centered on litigation practice with extensive jury and non-jury trial experience including a number of complex and multiparty cases, on both Plaintiff’s and Defendant’s sides of the docket centered on family law services, medical and legal malpractice, disciplinary defense,

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  • Robin Baird

    Robin Baird

    Volunteer

    Robin holds undergraduate degrees in industrial management and aviation technology. He graduated from the University of Houston law school in 1981 and has been Board Certified in Family Law since 1992. Robin practiced law in Houston until 1986 when he joined the Pakis, Cherry,

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  • Elizabeth Gonzales

    Elizabeth Gonzales

    Volunteer

    Volunteer bio coming soon

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  • Sarah Keathley

    Sarah Keathley

    Volunteer

    Volunteer bio coming soon

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  • John Palmer

    John Palmer

    Volunteer

    John Palmer is a trial attorney, mediator and arbitrator. John’s diverse litigation practice ranges from a state law domestic and toxic tort litigation practice to federal district court cases. John serves as a mediator and arbitrator in probate, family, general civil litigation, personal injury,

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  • Spike Pattillo

    Spike Pattillo

    Volunteer

    Contact Spike Pattillo directly at 254-741-6410 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

    In 1971, Spike graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in accounting. He graduated from Baylor Law in 1977, and started practicing with Pakis Cherry Beard and Giotes in Waco. In 1981 he was

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  • Anthony Silas

    Anthony Silas

    Volunteer

    Anthony (Tony) Silas has represented clients in Central Texas for over 20 years. He has had offices in Waco, Clifton, and Whitney. Tony handles a wide variety of legal matters and appears regularly in the various courts of Hill, Bosque, and McLennan Counties. His

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  • Aubrey Williams

    Aubrey Williams

    Volunteer

    Volunteer bio coming soon

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  • Shelly Mathews

    Shelly Mathews

    Volunteer

    Shelly Mathews is an actively practicing Parenting Coordinator and Credentialed Mediator in Central Texas. Shelly has training in Advanced Family Mediation, Child Protective Services, and Parenting Coordinator/Facilitator. Shelly is a member of the Texas Association of Mediators, Texas Mediator Credentialing Association, Association of Family

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  • Brenda Cuney

    Brenda Cuney

    Volunteer

    Brenda Graduated from Law School in 2019 - non barred

    Brenda has worked as a court appointed CASA Guardian ad Litem since 2016
    2022 - Certified as Parent Coordniator and Facilitator 
    CPS Certified Mediator
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  • Spring Thummel

    Spring Thummel

    Volunteer 

    Spring R. Thummel grew up in southwest Kansas, and attended Sterling College where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Science. Spring has made the Waco area her home since 2000, when she relocated to attend Baylor University School of Law. Spring earned

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  • Bob Angel

    Bio comming soon 

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  • Rebecca Griffin

    Volunteer 

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