Denise Kleypas joined Doré Rothberg McKay in 2011 as a legal assistant and has more than two decades of legal office experience in the areas of civil litigation, real estate, and estate planning. Fifteen of those years working with attorneys board certified in commercial and residential real estate.
Denise is also the administrative supervisor for the Firm.
Sherree Edwards joined Doré Rothberg McKay in 2006 as a paralegal. Sherree has over 20 years of legal experience in civil and commercial litigation, asbestos litigation, insurance defense, patent and trademark law, and oil and gas law. Sherree worked with International Paper for 15 years in Alabama prior to moving to Texas.
Crys joined Dore Rothberg McKay in February 2019, bringing with her over 30 years of paralegal experience with law firms in Texas and Louisiana. Since moving from New Orleans to the Houston area in 2006, Crys has spent 12 years with a firm in downtown Houston specializing in litigation, insurance defense and real estate title disputes.
Outside of her work with the Firm, Crys spends countless hours acting and directing theatre productions around the Houston area and is currently on the board of Theatre Southwest. She also enjoys spending all the time she can manage with her family, especially her grandkids here and back in New Orleans.
Christina Lara-Zamarripa joined Dore Rothberg McKay in 2020, with over 13 years of paralegal experience, working in both the public and private sectors, mostly concentrated in the oil and gas industry. At Dore Rothberg McKay, she primarily works in the Lien department.
She received her paralegal certificate and bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Houston, and MBA from Prairie View A&M. She is fluent in Spanish.
She was born and raised in Houston. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.
Anabella Manzano joined Doré Rothberg McKay in 2017 as a paralegal. Prior to joining the firm, she worked as a Visa and Immigration Advisor at one of the largest health institutions in the Texas Medical Center. Anabella also worked in boutique and large immigration law firms located in Houston, Texas.
Anabella's experience at Doré Rothberg McKay focuses on filing oil & gas liens, real estate, probate, and LLC formation. She brings over ten years of immigration experience to our firm. Such immigration experience includes employment-based matters as well as family-based cases and naturalization cases. Anabella thoroughly enjoys working with clients to achieve a resolution to their legal issues, and continuously strives to ensure that clients are pleased with their results as her friendly demeanor and knowledge of transaction law serves as a major asset to the firm.
Anabella is admitted to practice law in Venezuela and is fluent in both English and Spanish.
CLIENT RELATIONS DIRECTOR
Regan Moore joined Doré Rothberg McKay in 2018. She is our Client Relations Director, and her friendly voice is probably the first you will encounter whether calling or stepping into the office. She handles the billing as well as many other front office duties.
Regan has years of experience in customer service and handles a myriad of tasks. She loves traveling and hiking.
Itzy Saldivar left the Harris County District Clerk’s office in 2019 to join Doré Rothberg McKay in 2019 as part of the administrative team. She has lots of customer service experience.
Itzy interacts with all of our clients answering phones and managing the front desk. She handles most of the mailing and correspondence, including client intake. She grew up in the Houston area and lives in Spring, Texas.
Itzy loves being in the outdoors, especially weekends with her family.
Cherie Schade joined the Doré Rothberg McKay in 2011. She has over 30 years of experience as a paralegal and legal assistant. Cherie works with all the attorneys in the Litigation section of the law firm.
In addition to Cherie’s experience, she is fluent in American Sign Language and has served as a translator in varying capacities, including the preparation of legal documents, mediations, and in the courtroom for hearings and trials.
Sarah Siminic joined Doré Rothberg McKay in 2019 as a paralegal, bringing 10 years of experience with her. Prior to working at the Firm, she worked for a boutique law firm in the Galleria area. Sarah has experience with litigation and transactional law, with a focus on estate planning and probate. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Houston.
Sarah was raised and currently resides in Katy, and she thoroughly enjoys the opportunity to work close to home. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her baby boy, husband and two dogs.