Debbie Adest

Debbie is responsible for scheduling mediations for Mark Gilbert and Courtenay Bass. Debbie earned a degree in Paralegal Studies from El Centro College. She began her career as a legal assistant in 1994 with the Law Offices of David M. Vereeke. Her mediation scheduling experience began in 1997 with a local mediator. She joined Mark Gilbert in 2001 and thereafter has successfully handled the scheduling of thousands of mediations. As a litigation assistant, she handled a variety of personal injury matters, including motor vehicle collisions and premises liability cases. You may reach Debbie at 214.303.4574 or email her at debbie@gmgtexas.com.

Brenda Gutierrez

Brenda is responsible for scheduling mediations for James Juneau, Ashley (de la Cerda) Evans, Clayton Devin, Kimberly Munson, Jennifer Stephens, Nancy Carnahan, and Ken Wright. Brenda earned a Legal Assistant Certificate from Central Texas Commercial College. She began her career in the legal field in 1996 at Wills & Smythe, P.C. in Dallas. She later worked at The Smythe Law Firm, P.C. in Arlington, where she managed a busy office that handled personal injury, business, and federal criminal litigation. Her responsibilities included client contact, file management, document preparation, and assistance at trials. In 2004, she moved back to Dallas and added bankruptcy and family law to her experience. Brenda is also fluent in Spanish. You may reach Brenda at 214.303.4505 or email her at brenda@gmgtexas.com.

Raeshaan (Rae) Tanner

Rae is responsible for scheduling mediations for David Chumbley, Brian Gerron, Todd Betanzos, and Doug Fletcher. Rae earned a Paralegal Certificate from Arlington Career Institute and a bachelor’s degree in Business Management with a minor in Sports and Entertainment Marketing from Northwood University. She began her career as a Paralegal in 2002 with Thompson & Knight LLP. She later worked as an Office Manager/Paralegal where she managed a busy office that handles personal injury, insurance defense, and business litigation. Her responsibilities included assisting on coverage issues on wind/hail claims, Plaintiff and UIM claims from onset through post-trial. Her mediation scheduling experience began in 2019. You may reach Rae at 214.303.4520 or email her at raeshaan@gmgtexas.com.