Probate Estate Administration & Guardianships
Patricia (Pat) Ramirez has more than 36 years of legal experience with 21 of those years serving in the probate department at Riddle & Butts, LLP since 1999. She received her Associate’s Degree from Lone Star College and has served as a Paralegal Advisory Board Member for Lone Star College since January 2003. A native Houstonian, mother and grandmother, she is a very loyal, compassionate person with her main emphasis on her family and serving her community and our clients with a servant’s heart.
Liz joined the law firm in 2016 as a clerk for both Estate Planning and Probate. She was then promoted to the position of Funding and Corporate Paralegal, and then on to her current position as a Probate Paralegal. Liz approaches her position in Probate as an advocate for the client, and works tirelessly to ensure the clients are well served. After receiving a B.A. from Randolph-Macon Women’s College, Liz enjoyed a career in fund raising research both in Washington DC and Boston, and after moving to Houston, raising 4 children along with her husband, Steve. Liz and Steve have 4 grown children and 5 amazing, beautiful and unbelievably fantastic grandchildren, who are the light of her life. When not working, in addition to being with her family, Liz enjoys shopping, gardening, and decorating.
Tristyn Wingo joined Riddle & Butts in August of 2020 as a Probate Administrative Assistant where she concentrates her efforts on serving our clients through the probate process. Tristyn is a 2019 graduate from Sam Houston State University where she gained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in Legal Studies. When not working, Tristyn enjoys hiking, photography, and reading.
Tiffany joined the law firm in August 2020 as a Probate Paralegal. Tiffany enjoys helping our clients in their estate administration needs. Tiffany graduated in 2011 with her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Everest University. Born and raised in North Georgia, Tiffany currently lives in The Woodlands with her husband, David. Tiffany enjoys cruising, spending time with her family and chasing her rambunctious Doberman Pinscher, Zoe.
Erin Ryan joined Riddle & Butts in October of 2020 as a probate paralegal. She graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management. Erin began as a paralegal working at major Houston downtown law firms in the estate planning and probate sections. Thereafter, she spent 10 years in a family law practice in New Orleans, Louisiana. Erin enjoys gardening, spending time with her golden retriever/daughter/husband (but not necessarily in that order), and rooting for the LSU Tigers and the New Orleans Saints.
Abby is currently an intern working in the Probate Department at Riddle & Butts, LLP, and has worked summers at the firm for the past two years. She is a graduate from Texas A&M University with a degree in Business Management and is currently a second-year law student at Texas A&M University School of Law. In her free time, Abby enjoys spending time with her family, playing violin, and baking.