Local Law Firm Expands With New Employees

Thursday, September 10, 2020

The law firm of Warren & Griffin announces the addition of four employees to serve its client base. 

Becca Royse brings years of experience as a litigation paralegal. Ms. Royse received an associate’s degree in public service (paralegal studies) from Horry Georgetown Community College, where she graduated magna cum laude. After graduation she began working as a paralegal at another downtown Chattanooga law firm, where she worked for almost 12 years before joining Warren & Griffin. 

Amanda Duncan graduated from University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree in legal studies in 2005.  Ms.
Duncan worked at another downtown law firm for almost 14 years before joining Warren & Griffin. She will be bringing her education and experience to assist in Warren & Griffin’s Social Security Disability practice group.

Perry Poole is a graduate of Hixson High School, Class of 1978, and graduated from University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a bachelor’s of science in criminal justice, where he graduated magna cum laude. Mr. Poole has spent 36 years as a litigation legal assistant at several Chattanooga law firms. 

Sara Parris as a pre-litigation paralegal. Ms. Parris obtained her bachelor’s degree from University of Tennessee in hotel and hospitality management. After years in the hospitality field, she has brought that skill set to the clients of Warren & Griffin.  

Warren & Griffin has eight attorneys, three future attorneys that are studying at the Duncan School of Law in Knoxville, and 24 support staff members. 

Warren & Griffin can be reached at 423-265-4878 or online at Warrenandgriffin.com.

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