Amanda works as a legal secretary and paralegal in the Illinois Office. She graduated from Eastern Illinois University with honors and obtained her paralegal certification through EIU’s School of Continuing Education. Amanda has had experience working as a legal secretary in Champaign-Urbana at firms that concentrate in estate planning and adoption.
Ms. Andersen grew up in Mahomet and currently resides in Mansfield with her husband, daughter and their dog, Sunny. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading, traveling and spending time with friends.
Proofreader and Editor
Kat earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Illinois College of Law and is licensed to practice law in Illinois. During law school, she was a member of the College’s Trial Team and competed in moot court competitions, including being selected as a member of the team representing the College of Law at the Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court External Competition in New York City. She was chosen to serve as the Executive Editor of the Bankruptcy Moot Court Editorial Board during her third year of law school. Kat undertook an externship with Judge Stephen Pacey at the Ford County Courthouse in Paxton, Illinois. She also worked as a law clerk with the Urbana office of Phebus & Koester and the Champaign office of Meyer Capel.
Kat has a solo practice, covering both transactional and litigation matters, and previously worked at the local firm of Beckett & Webber as an Associate Attorney, before joining Rincker Law, PLLC as a part-time proofreader/editor in its Illinois office.
Before law school, Kat earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Illinois and spent 10 years working in non-profit and government administration. She volunteers as the Membership Chair for the League of Women Voters of Champaign County and as a judge for counseling and negotiating competitions at the University of Illinois College of Law.
Kristin Martinez works in Rincker Law’s Illinois Office as a Legal Assistant. She has nearly 20 years experience in the health insurance industry, specializing in quality and customer service.
Originally from Southern Illinois, she now resides in Savoy, with her husband and three boys. In her free time, she enjoys going to the gym, music, and being outdoors with her kids.
Linda Berry works as a bookkeeper in the Illinois office. She holds a BBA with a degree in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame. Linda spent 17 years working in corporate accounting. Most recently she has worked in inventory control and real estate/property management.
Linda proudly grew up in Hoopeston and currently resides in St. Joseph with her husband, three children and rescue dog, Emma. Her children are all extremely involved in multiple sports and she enjoys attending their games across the state and throughout the country as they compete at local and national levels. Linda enjoys running, biking and swimming and has competed in several 5K races. She hopes to expand into longer distances in the near future.
Del Williams is a legal assistant at Rincker Law. She served in that role in civil litigation and family law firms previous to her current position. She earned a BA in Human Communication (with honors) from Michigan State University, and an MA in Human Communication from Arizona State University with a specialization in social influence. Her MA thesis earned an award from ASU and was rated a top three research paper by the Speech Communication Association. After an additional 4 years of graduate level coursework, she went into post-secondary education. She was a lecturer, professor, and college administrator for 14 years at Kankakee Community College, the University of Illinois, the State University of New York at Fredonia, and Rochester Institute of Technology. During that time she also conducted research for a firm in Chicago that provided human resources consulting services to healthcare, manufacturing, and hospitality organizations.
She is a native of Flint, Michigan but has lived in central Illinois for over 20 years. During that time she ran a market farming business and is a founding member of the Kankakee County Farmers Market Association. She and her husband are avid collectors of antique recordings, record players, and recording devices. They have a long term plan to visit and camp in every state and national park in the US. They have been through all of New England and are looking forward to similar vacations in the West and Southwest.