Probate Estate Administration & Guardianships
Patricia RamirezSenior Probate Paralegal
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.
Erin RyanPobate and Estate Administration Paralegal
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.
Tiffany VaughnPobate and Estate Administration Paralegal
Tiffany joined the law firm in August 2020 as the newest 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.
Courtney LottPobate and Estate Administration Paralegal
Courtney Lott joined Riddle & Butts in February 2020 as a Probate Paralegal. In 2008, Courtney graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts in English. Before joining the firm, Courtney worked as an editorial assistant for a small magazine, writing and editing articles as well as running its social media platforms. A Texas native, Courtney enjoys writing, cooking, and reading.