Debbie Bates, Paralegal

DEBBIE BATES 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 our 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:

Phone:   (561) 402-7414      Email:

Gina Parrish, Administrative Assistant/Escrow Coordinator

GINA PARRISH, Administrative Assistant/Escrow Coordinator, has over 15 years’ experience dealing with financial records, transactions, and escrow accounts. Gina assists the attorneys and staff in order to ensure that our clients receive high-quality service and attention. Earlier in her career, Gina served with the United States Army based in Fort Hood, Texas where she was a Rank E-4 Specialist. Gina is a 2006 graduate of Palm Beach College with an A.A. in Education.

Phone:   (561) 655-6221      Email:

Phone:   (561) 655-6221      Email:

Carol Collins, Paralegal

CAROL COLLINS 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 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. She supports her clients by coordinating all information needed to make the closing process as easy as possible.

Phone:  (561) 402-7413      Email:

Phone:   (561) 402-7413       Email:

Lewanna Farrell, Paralegal

LEWANNA FARRELL has over 30 years of paralegal experience specializing in residential real estate. Before joining our team 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 our 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:

Phone:   (561) 402-7413       Email: