Staff of Griffin & Van Pelt, P.A.
The staff of Griffin & Van Pelt, P.A., work by the firm’s Mission Statement. They love the job they do for clients and take pride in the personal attention each and every client receives.
OFFICE MANAGER & CLIENT RELATIONS
Jennie is our Office Manager and Client Relations Coordinator. She joined us in 2021, shortly after obtaining her bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies from St Petersburg College. Previously, Jennie worked as a paralegal and mediation coordinator at the Community Law Program. Jennie and her husband moved to Florida in 2015 and happily reside in Gulfport. Her hobbies include beekeeping, astronomy, and kayaking with her husband.
FLORIDA REGISTERED PARALEGAL
Kim joined us in January 2016 as a Paralegal. Prior to joining us she spent 6 years as a Legal Assistant. In October 2014, she earned her Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies. Kim is a Florida Registered Paralegal and a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA). She is happily married to her high school sweetheart and they have a 10 year old son and two cats. Kim resides in Clearwater and has lived in Pinellas County since she was an infant. Her hobbies include painting, jewelry making, and relaxing at home with her family.
In 2013 Linda added a new “bear” to the family…Teddi Bear! Teddi is a medium sized Australian Labradoodle and has been trained to follow in Honeybear’s famous footsteps as the official mascot and greeter at Linda Suzzanne Griffin, P.A. She accompanies Linda to the office Mondays and Wednesdays. For those of you who are allergic to dogs, Teddi Bear is a hypo-allergenic labradoodle! Of course, if you are not fond of dogs in general, please let us know. Teddi Bear will be happy to spend your appointment time being spoiled in another area of the office. In 2020, she earned her Preferred Agility Championship “PACH”, an honor we are very proud of her and Linda for!
PADDINGTON BEAR “PADDI”
OFFICE MASCOT AND OFFICIAL GREETER IN TRAINING
Paddington is the newest “Bear” to join Linda’s family. She was born in April 2017 and just like her sister Teddi, is an Australian Labradoodle. Paddi will be following in Teddi’s footsteps as an office greeter and is very excited to learn how her big sister greets our clients. She accompanies Linda to the office Mondays and Wednesdays.