Treasure Coast Chapter

Leadership

Remling, Kristen FRP
Chapter President

Kristen Remling earned her A.A. Degree in Business Management from Indian River Community College, now known as Indian River State College in 2004 and earned a dual Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Marketing from Florida Atlantic University in 2005. In 2007 – 2008, Ms. Remling attended the University of Florida’s Correspondence Study Program for the Legal Assistant/Paralegal. During college she worked for the law firm of Graves, Hill & Colton, P.A. and continued working there until May 2014. Since May 2014, she has been employed by A. Julia Graves of the Law Office of A. Julia Graves, P.A. Her area of focus is family law. Kristen has been a Florida Registered Paralegal with the Florida Bar since 2008. She has been the President of the Paralegal Association of Florida, Inc. Treasure Coast Chapter from 2012 to the present.   She enjoys running, crafting, and spending time with her family.

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Matheny, Shanon CP,FCP
Chapter Secretary

Shanon Matheny is a Florida Certified Paralegal employed with the Law Office of A. Julia Graves, P.A. Shanon is a 3rd generation native Floridian and graduated from Vero Beach High School in 1991. She earned her Associates in Science Degree in Legal Assisting from Indian River Community College, now known as Indian River State College in 2003. She went on to obtain the Certified Paralegal designation from the National Association of Legal Assistants in 2004 and the Florida’s Certified Paralegal designation from the Paralegal Association in 2005. Shanon has been an active member of Paralegal Association of Florida, Inc. Treasure Coast Chapter since 2004 and held various board and committee positions. She assists in the areas of Family Law, Criminal Law, Simple Wills and Probate. Shanon enjoys hunting, traveling and spending time with her family.

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Guarino, Christina S. FRP
Chapter 1st Vice President

Christina S. Guarino is the First Vice President of the Paralegal Association of Florida, Treasure Coast Chapter. She has been employed by Troy B. Hafner of the law firm Gould Cooksey Fennell, P.A., since 2007 focusing on estate planning, trust and estate administration, and taxation. Christina obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies from the University of Central Florida in Orlando in 2004. In 2008, she became a Florida Registered Paralegal with the Florida Bar. She worked for Marchena and Graham, P.A., from 2004 to 2007 focusing on county and local government law, and business and commercial litigation. Christina has served on the board of the Paralegal Association of Florida Treasure Coast since 2011.

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Moran, Nicole L. CP, FCP, FRP
Chapter Treasurer

Nicole L. Moran is the Treasurer of the Paralegal Association of Florida, Treasure Coast Chapter. She has been employed by Brian J. Connelly of the law firm Gould Cooksey Fennell, P.A., since 2008 focusing on personal injury, products liability and medical negligence. Prior to working at Gould Cooksey Fennell, Nicole worked from 2005 to 2008 for William S. Frates, II, P.A. focusing on products liability cases involving defective tires. Nicole obtained her Associate’s Degree in Legal Assisting from Indian River Community College in 2005. In 2007, she became a Certified Paralegal and in 2008 she became a Florida Certified Paralegal and a Florida Registered Paralegal. Nicole has served on the board of the Paralegal Association of Florida Treasure Coast since 2015. She is an Army veteran and her hobbies include, running, volunteering for local veteran charities, sewing, crafting and shopping.

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Buck, Jodee L. CP, FCP, FRP
Chapter 2nd Vice President
Immediate Past Chapter President

Jodee L. Buck is a certified paralegal with more than 12 years of legal experience primarily in the fields of Real Estate, Civil Litigation, Corporate, and Government law. She has worked for the past 9+ years at Dill, Evans & Associates in Sebastian, Florida. Jodee received her AA degree from Keiser University in 2004 and completed her paralegal certification with the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) and is a member of NALA. Recently, Keiser University featured Jodee in a testimonial commercial for their institution. In 2006 Jodee also completed the requirements to become a Florida Certified Paralegal as well as a Florida Registered Paralegal, and is a member of the General Practice Solo and Small firm Section of the Florida Bar. Currently, she is the Immediate President of the Paralegal Association of Florida, Inc., and remains a member of the Treasure Coast Chapter. She has devoted many years supporting the United Way and March of Dimes. Jodee has been with her husband since 1997, and they have a beautiful daughter and reside in Vero Beach, Florida. She also has a Boston Terrier, and a Russian Blue cat, a Rex Otter Rabbit, hamsters and a squirrel. Jodee’s hobbies include dancing, reading, and spending time with family and friends.

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