The Incredible Team Backing Up Our North & South Carolina Personal Injury Attorneys
The Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor would not be the firm that it is without the support of our staff. The hard work performed by these individuals allows our North and South Carolina personal injury lawyers to provide clients with high quality legal representation.
Eileen DeSimone - Firm Manager
I have been assisting clients, new and recurring, for many years. I take pride that I can give them the help and support they need to work through a bad situation. I have compassion for each individual and their problems are mine until we can bring their case to closure.
In my spare time, I enjoy a good novel or film, cooking, gardening and motorcycle riding. With the majority of my family residing in Pennsylvania, my co-workers have become my second family. I enjoy using my vacation time to go spend quality time and vacation with my family.
Christine Gallagher - Senior Case Manager
Gathering necessary information to prove damages is such a crucial component in getting the best possible outcome for our clients, which is why I feel a great deal of accomplishment in doing so.
In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, sightseeing/traveling, outdoor sports, shopping, spending time with my family, and doing as much as possible with my two young children.
Hillary Silver - Case Manager / Paralegal
Clients seek a law firm because they are in a situation that requires assistance in the form of an advocate. Providing that assistance during a distressing time for a client is what makes the legal profession such a rewarding career. My compassion for others is the reason I began a career in this profession, because helping others is what I love most.
In my spare time I enjoy reading, playing with my two dogs, yoga, and painting.
Caleena Tomioka - Case Manager / Paralegal
I love being a part of such a great team full of people who are all passionate about helping others. Being a paralegal is my passion and I enjoy the opportunity to help those who need assistance. In my spare time I enjoy going to the gym, cooking, and travel
Jesse Hamilton - Investigator
I thrive on the connections I can build with people, knowing that I was able to assist clients during their legal process. Each case I treat with diligence, compassion and perseverance. Outside of the office, I enjoy pushing myself in endurance obstacle races which include Spartan, Savage and 5K races. I also enjoy spending time with my family, especially watching my daughter grow. I enjoy spending time at our family cabin in Asheville, NC in the winter months. In the summer months I enjoy visiting Southport, NC, at the beach. In all aspects of my life and career, I try to motivate and push myself, knowing I gave my all every day.
Billie Frano - Marketing Director
As a marketing person there is no greater career when you are marketing and branding a company and team that you truly believe in and stand behind. Meeting clients and hearing client’s stories of how much they love this firm absolutely makes me feel like I have the most rewarding job of all. My hope is that everyone will see that Gator on the motorcycle and know exactly what it stands for. Justice and protection.
In my free time I love spending time hiking, rafting, catching the newest super hero movie, or just chillin’ to some good tunes with my two sons. I’m a huge music lover and photography is my passion.
Cindy Eaton - Legal Nurse Consultant
I am a clinically active, board certified nurse practitioner with 33 years of outpatient and inpatient experience, now working as a nurse paralegal in the field of legal nurse consultation. I have been involved in a number of personal injury and medical malpractice cases since joining the Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor, providing medical records review, detailed medical chronologies, and navigation of the health care environment, in an effort to assist the attorneys in strengthening their preparation for litigation. I am the team’s secret weapon for bridging the gap between the legal and the medical arena. I cannot think of a more gratifying way to live out a career than to belong to a family of hard-working, big-hearted, top-notch professionals, devoted to protecting the people of the Carolinas. When not working in uptown, I cherish time in the countryside with family, poochies, music, and reading.
McKenzie Jackson - Legal Assistant
My favorite part of my job is being part of a team that helps people when they need it the most.
I look forward to coming to work every day knowing that the work I do is making a difference in people’s lives. In my free time, I like to hike, shop, travel, and volunteer for my favorite charity, Camp LUCK.
Katie Pendergast - Legal Assistant
I love being able to help the team around me, I really feel I have a purpose when I go into work everyday.
In my leisure time I like to shop, hangout with friends, and play sports such as volleyball and basketball.
Maria Silva - Legal Assistant
My favorite part of my job here at LOJET is being part of a great team that fights for what clients deserve.
When I’m not working or at school, I love to visit Disney world any chance I get. I also enjoy doing makeup and spending time with my family and pug!
Erica Lewis - Case Manager
The ability to help others in their time of need is the reason I pursued a career in the legal field. Being able to relieve my clients of the stress of handling a difficult personal injury claim is the most rewarding part of this job. All our clients need to worry about is getting better and we take care of the rest.
I enjoy spending time with my husband and four children. I delight in learning new things. I like to go shopping, and traveling, and getting out of the house any chance I get!
Erica Watkins - Case Manager
I recently moved here from NJ. I have worked within Civil Litigation, Workers Compensation and Criminal Defense areas of law for approximately 10 years. I am looking forward to implementing my NJ experience within my new role here at Law Offices of Jason E Taylor.
In my spare time I look forward to riding motorcycles with my fiancé and traveling to visiting our family and friends in NJ, PA and AR.
Tim Randall - Investigator
I am a people person. After 26 years with the NY State Police it is great to continue with a great team of good people and professionals. My background is Criminal investigations, so my training provides me with the curiosity and ability needed to help people who are looking for guidance. Helping people is a big part of who I am. I enjoy meeting and talking to new people. I find a lot of satisfaction in being able to be there for people who are reaching out in their time of need. Moving to NC and not dealing with an endless winter is my bonus!
Angie Richmond - Case Manager
I love having a role where I ‘m able to help others, our team works hard every day to make sure our clients and their needs are taking care of! Being able to release some of the stress and make sure our clients are getting better, is one of the best parts of the job. I’m glad I pursued a career in the legal field, and thankful I get to do my best here with the LOJET family.
In my spare time, I enjoy spending quality time with my family, coaching soccer for the Parks & Recreation of Lincoln County, traveling, shopping, and if any time left, I definitely enjoy a relaxing day!
Kendra Huntsman - Director of Finance
My husband’s military career brought our family to North Carolina in the summer of 2019. It was then I joined The Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor, P.C. as Director of Finance bringing with me over 20 years of experience, in both public and private accounting. With my husband and two children, we enjoy spending our spare time exploring our new surroundings.
Sylvia Chester - Litigation Paralegal
I recently moved from Hampton, Virginia to Charlotte to be closer to my sister. I have over 20 years’ experience as a Paralegal, and I can honestly say that I LOVE what I do! In my spare time, I love to travel, make jewelry, and attend church services. My motto is to always thank people for their acts of kindness, because they do not have to be nice to you.