Wortman, Karen M. CP, FRP
After a long career as a gymnastics coach (20 years), Karen decided to return to school and she obtained her AA degree in Paralegal Studies from Eastern Florida State College in 2013. She started her legal career at the Estate Planning & Elder Law Center of Brevard where she quickly transitioned into the Estate Planning and Guardianship Paralegal. In 2015, Karen obtained her Certified Paralegal, and Florida Registered Paralegal designations and became the Secretary for the Paralegal Association of Florida, Inc. - Brevard Chapter. This began her journey to eventually become the current President of the Brevard Chapter. Karen currently works in the areas of Estate Planning, Guardianship, Medicaid and VA Planning, and Probate/Trust Administration.
Reimann, Kathrine FRP
Chapter 1st Vice President
Ayala, Jeremie FRP
Immediate Past Chapter President
Jeremie graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies. She began working for Hernan Castro in 2001 as the File Clerk. She worked there until 2009. While with Mr. Castro, Jeremie worked as a Legal Secretary and then the Firm’s Paralegal. In 2009, Jeremie moved into private practice and has worked for Moser & Moser, PA and Bachand & Bachand, PA. She is currently working with Valentin & Studstill, PLLC, practicing specifically in family law matters.
Chambers, Penny L. ACP, FCP
Penny Chambers graduated from Southeastern Paralegal Institute, Nashville, Tennessee, American Bar Association approved program in 1990 with a paralegal certificate. Penny graduated from Madison Business College, Madison, Wisconsin, with an Associates in Arts Degree in Legal Secretarial Science in 1981. She has worked in many areas of the legal profession and has acquired her Advanced Certified Paralegal designation for E-Discovery, Discovery, Trial Practice, and Contract Administration/Contract Management, as well as the Florida Certified Paralegal designation. Penny currently works as a paralegal specialist and administrative team lead for NASA John F. Kennedy Space Center Office of the Chief Counsel.