Carol Collins, Paralegal

CAROL has been a Paralegal for 20 years and has been in the legal field for over 30 years. After graduating from Katharine Gibbs Secretarial School in 1974, Carol worked for a small firm specializing in labor relations which led her to the corporate world. Carol worked for the Director of Equal Opportunity and International Law Department at Champion International for 5 years. After leaving Champion International, Carol returned to the legal field and began working with firms that specialize in local Connecticut planning and zoning for both commercial and residential properties and obtained her paralegal certificate at the University of Connecticut. Carol relocated to South Florida in 2001 where her employment has included assignments at prominent local law firms specializing in residential and commercial real estate closing. Carol’s responsibilities as a Real Estate Paralegal for Rabideau Law include multi-million dollar property closings and working with local planning and zoning divisions.


Phone:  (561) 402-7413      Email:  ccollins@rabideau-law.com

Phone:   (561) 402-7413       Email:   ccollins@rabideau-law.com

Debbie Bates, Paralegal

DEBBIE has over 20 years of paralegal experience specializing in residential and commercial real estate. She has worked for law firms that range from sole practitioners to international firm. In her current role as a Real Estate Paralegal with Rabideau Law, her extensive knowledge helps high net-worth clients navigate the intricacies of real estate transactions and closings. Early in Debbie’s career, she worked with the Broward County State Attorney’s Office and was involved on a daily basis with the coordination of trials with the judge’s judicial staff and the Sheriff’s Department.


Phone:   (561) 402-7414       Email:   dbates@rabideau-law.com

Phone:   (561) 402-7414      Email:   dbates@rabideau-law.com

EILEEN BARBIAN, MARKETING COORDINATOR

EILEEN holds a Bachelors degree in Communications from Marquette University and has over 15 years of experience in direct marketing of products and services in both business-to-business and business-to-consumer environments. She has held several lead positions including Marketing Manager for ITW Mima (Illinois Toolworks, a Fortune 200 company); Senior Writer for G. Neil, a nation-wide distributor of human resource products; and Marketing Manager for ME Productions, one of South Florida’s largest destination management and business event production companies. At Rabideau Law, Eileen’s role as Marketing Coordinator allows her to keep her writing, design and Excel skills well honed. Her responsibilities include producing the two monthly law briefs, Million Dollar Mortgages and Town of Palm Beach, and general marketing support as needed. Eileen is also certified to teach English Literature in the State of Florida.


Phone:  (561) 655-6221      Email:  marcomm@rabideau-law.com

Phone:   (561) 402-7413       Email:   ccollins@rabideau-law.com

GARRETT ELLIS, LEGAL ASSISTANT

GARRETT’s assignment as Legal Assistant for Rabideau Law requires him to wear many hats in a fast-paced environment. The company attorneys and paralegals rely on Garrett to help orchestrate a seamless and responsive process for their clients. As backup for all legal services provided by Rabideau Law, in any given week, Garrett may touch every contract, client and active case associated with the practice. Garrett has recently completed the Attorneys Title Fund Real Estate Paralegal Training Program at Seminole State College. Before entering the legal field, Garrett worked in customer service for 15 years and continues to strive to bring his exemplary support and detailed expertise to every interaction and project.


Phone:  (561) 402-7419      Email:  gellis@rabideau-law.com

Phone:   (561) 402-7413       Email:   ccollins@rabideau-law.com

Gina Parrish, Administrative Assistant/Escrow Coordinator

GINA has over 25 years of experience dealing with financial records, transactions, and escrow accounts in professional environments, including tenures as Office Manager, Team Leader and Administrative Assistant. As Administrative Assistant/Escrow Coordinator for Rabideau Law, Gina keeps the firm’s real estate contracts and related documents organized and coordinates the escrow process. She also assists the attorneys and staff in real estate transactions and ensures clients receive friendly, attentive assistance. Earlier in her career, Gina served proudly with the United States Army based in Fort Hood, Texas where she was a Rank E-4 Specialist and has an A.A. degree in Education.


Phone:   (561) 655-6221      Email:   gparrish@rabideau-law.com

Phone:   (561) 655-6221      Email:   gparrish@rabideau-law.com

LESLIE HILL, PARALEGAL

LESLIE has over 35 years of paralegal experience specializing in residential and commercial real estate. Leslie is a Florida Bar Registered Paralegal and before joining Rabideau Law she worked for law firms specializing in residential and commercial real estate, banking finance, land use and planning and zoning. In her current role as a Real Estate Paralegal with Rabideau Law, Leslie assists clients with all aspects and details of real estate transactions from contract to closing.


Phone:  (561) 402-7416      Email:  lhill@rabideau-law.com

Phone:   (561) 402-7413       Email:   ccollins@rabideau-law.com

Lewanna Farrell, Paralegal

LEWANNA has over 30 years of paralegal experience specializing in residential real estate. Before joining Rabideau Law in early 2016, Lewanna worked for law firms specializing in residential and commercial real estate, estate planning, probate, litigation, and planning and zoning, as well as title companies in Northern Palm Beach County. In her current role as a Real Estate Paralegal with Rabideau Law, she assists clients with all of the intricacies and details of real estate transactions from contract to closing. Lewanna is also a licensed real estate agent. She volunteers and works with Best Buddies Palm Beach serving on the Friendship Walk Committee. Best Buddies is a nonprofit organization that promotes one to one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and development disabilities.


Phone:  (561) 402-7415      Email:  lfarrell@rabideau-law.com

Phone:   (561) 402-7413       Email:   ccollins@rabideau-law.com