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.
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.
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.
Jill works as a Legal Assistant in the Illinois Office. A graduate of DePaul University (BS in Finance) and Aurora University (M.Ed), Jill has previously worked in corporate law as a Legal Secretary; has taught English, Social Studies, and Algebra at the Middle School and High School levels in Illinois and Alabama; and most recently worked in the insurance industry.
As a resident of Illinois, Jill enjoys spending time both with her family in Champaign, as well as time on the road visiting her children and grandchildren in Chicago, Los Angeles, and Jacksonville, Florida. When time permits and she is not on the road, Jill enjoys reading, cooking, mentoring youth, working in the yard, and values time with good friends and family.
Paralegal and Legal Secretary
Sadie works as a legal secretary and paralegal in the Champaign, Illinois office. She has worked in the legal sector for 9 years in both Macon and Champaign counties. She has a diverse background specializing in family law, real estate, trusts and estates, workers’ compensation and civil litigation.
Ms. Vergil grew up in Pana, IL and currently resides in Fisher, IL with her daughter and son. In her free time, she likes to play recreational volleyball, help coach her children’s sports and cooking for others. She especially enjoys spending time with close family and friends.
Miranda works as a legal secretary in the Champaign, IL office. She graduated from the University of Illinois, majoring in Political Science. She has worked in the legal sector in both Illinois and Washington State. She has previous experience in personal injury and civil litigation.
Miranda grew up in Belleville, IL, and currently resides in Champaign, IL with her two cats, Theo and Holly, and rabbit, Basil. In her free time, she enjoys knitting, baking, and traveling.