Venita Phillips has been working as a secretary/office manager in a criminal defense office since 1981. She worked with Steve Kelley, Attorney at Law, prior to his untimely passing in 1999. Mr. Kelley was a very prominent Criminal Defense attorney in Ellis County and North Texas.
In 1999, Venita joined the Mark D. Griffith & Associates team and has proven to be an incredible asset in every way. There is no client that walks into the office of Griffith & Associates that does to feel welcome and taken care of when they speak with Venita.
Griffith & Associates has a thriving criminal defense practice, and Venita keeps the office moving smoothly and efficiently at all times.
There have been clients, after their case is successfully concluded, who hug her and thank her for her kindness and her concern.
She is truly an asset to the Griffith & Associates Ellis County criminal defense team.
Jackie Junger is a member of our Team. She joins us with over 10 years of litigation experience with criminal and family law backgrounds obtained from working in Dallas County.
She is a graduate from University of North Texas with a BA in Psychology and became a certificated Paralegal attending Southeastern Paralegal Institute in 1991.
Away from work, Jackie is a Mom with two kids. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves to fish and enjoys cooking. She assists the team in insuring that every case is ready at all times.
Karin Paris is the newest member of our Team. She joins us with over 30 years of civil litigation experience. She is fully conversant with e-filing in state, federal, and appellate courts. Karin is dedicated, and incredibly smart and caring. She worked at one of the largest law firms in downtown Dallas and worked for the former head of the Dallas Trial Section, which over-saw over 100 attorneys.
She is a graduate from the University of Texas at Dallas, with a BA in Psychology. Karin is an Army brat and has traveled extensively.
Away from work, Karin is a huge animal advocate, loves reading and going to the movies.
Griffith & Associates uses experienced investigators in developing their client’s case and the defense of the allegations. These investigators have vast experience in handling all matters of investigations concerning criminal allegations. This experience and teamwork levels the playing field with the Government. Griffith & Associates has a philosophy of being better prepared and more informed than the Government which allows for the zealous and passionate defense each client receives.