Our Team

When it comes to helping our clients, it takes a dedicated team of professionals to handle every aspect of your case - from paralegals and legal assistants to the people answering the phones and gathering additional information. We couldn't do it without them.

BRIDGET SIMMONS
Paralegal/Bookkeeper

Bridget has worked in the legal field for over 30 years and has been employed with the firm for more than 25. She has experience in personal injury law, family law, criminal law, insurance defense, probate/successions, real estate law and Social Security.

Bridget attended the University of Louisiana at Monroe and Louisiana State University at Alexandria. She obtained a Paralegal Certificate from LSUA and has been a Notary Public since 1998.

In her spare time, Bridget enjoys event decorating, reading, gardening, photography and spending time with her family.

BECKY CHEVALLIER
Legal Assistant

Becky has been working with the firm since 1995 and handles all aspects of the personal injury claims. Becky has been commissioned as a Notary Public for Rapides Parish, Louisiana since 2003. In her spare time, Becky practices yoga and enjoys time with her family.


TINA TRAMMELL
Legal Assistant

Tina attended college at Louisiana State University at Alexandria and Louisiana College. She has been with the firm since 2002. Tina primarily handles all aspects of the personal injury claims. Tina has been commissioned as a Notary Public for Rapides Parish since 2003. Most weekends, you can find her spending time with family and friends at their camp.

ALANNA HARRINGTON
Paralegal

In 2004, Alanna Harrington was commissioned as a Notary Public for Rapides Parish, Louisiana. Alanna later obtained a Paralegal Certification from Louisiana State University at Alexandria in 2005.

As a paralegal at the firm, Alanna primarily assists with all aspects of discovery for the firm. Alanna's legal experience and organizational skills have proven to be valuable traits for her position, as discovery is of paramount importance to each case.

Alanna has been in the legal profession for fifteen years. Her legal experience includes personal injury, insurance defense, bankruptcy, workers compensation, estate planning and collections.


SHELBY COODIE
Legal Assistant

Shelby graduated from Calvary Christian Academy in 2014 and has worked in the administrative field for 5 years. She joined our team in 2017 as Legal Assistant. She is an avid photographer and enjoys traveling, being outdoors, and spending time with her friends and family. You might recognize her as the voice in one of our most popular commercials.

KAYLA YOUNGBLOOD
Administrative Assistant

Kayla attended Central Louisiana Technical College in Alexandria. She has been with the firm since 2011 and assists with all aspects of the personal injury claims. Kayla is a people person and enjoys getting to know each client. She loves to fish and hunt, but spends most of her time off watching her daughters play sports.


LILY EDWARDS
Legal Assistant

Lily graduated from Block High School in Jonesville, Louisiana in 2016 and has worked in the administrative field since. She joined our team here at Wahlder Law in September of 2019 as a Legal Assistant.

She enjoys fishing, home projects, traveling and spending time with friends & family.

TRICIA CARLTON
Legal Assistant - Ferriday Office

Tricia graduated from Vidalia High School in 2011 and persued a career in law enforcement, working both as a dispatcher and a patrol officer at the Ferriday Police Department before starting as a Legal Assistant at the Ferriday Office in June 2020.

In her free time, Tricia likes to spend time with her fiance and her five children.


GREGG RENDA
Renda Investigations

Gregg received an MBA in Finance from the University of Texas Arlington in 1991, a B.S. in Psychology from Louisiana State University Shreveport in 1981 and is a Notary Public in and for Rapides Parish. In his spare time, Gregg enjoys exercise and blues music, especially B.B. King.

BETH HEBERT
Media Consultant

Beth recently moved to Central Louisiana and has joined the firm as a Receptionist. Beth attended The University of Mississippi and has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. She has been working in the fashion industry in Los Angeles for the past 10 years. She teaches yoga at Yoga YaYa, works at Inglewood Farm and in her spare time enjoys sewing, reading, walking and gardening.