Meet the Law Firm of Burman, Critton, Luttier & Coleman Paralegal Team
Adelqui J. Benavente, Florida Registered Paralegal
A Palm Beach County resident for more than 40 years, Adelqui Benavente's focus is on personal injury, wrongful death, products liability and medical malpractice cases. He has nearly two decades of experience as a paralegal/investigator helping the injured. Benavente previously served as a claims specialist/negotiator with Allstate Insurance Company for Palm Beach County. He has extensive experience investigating and providing litigation support, especially in personal injury and wrongful death claims. Fluent in Spanish and English, Benavente is proud of his worth with South Florida's Hispanic community. He is a member of the Paralegal Association of Florida, Palm Beach County Justice Association, Florida Justice Association, Plaintiff's Paralegal Association of Palm Beach County, National Association of Legal Assistants, Palm Beach County Literacy Coalition, and the Cuban American Club. Benavente received his B.S. in International Affairs and Economics in 1987.
Marvaughn M. McCray, Florida Registered Paralegal
Marvaughn McCray is a paralegal with over two decades of experience. She joined the Law Firm of Burman, Critton, Luttier & Coleman in January of 2010 and works primarily in the areas of personal injury and commercial and complex commercial litigation. McCray obtained her Associates of Science Degree in Paralegal Studies from Indian River State College in 1999. Since 1990, she has worked as a paralegal and legal assistant for high end litigation firms in South Florida in various areas of civil litigation. McCray is a member of the Palm Beach County Justice Association and a Notary Public. She is an active volunteer with local organizations, including Learn to Read of St. Lucie County and Salvation Army.
Bobbie McKenna, Florida Registered Paralegal
Bobbie McKenna joined the Firm in 1989 and works primarily in the areas of complex and general commercial litigation, insurance litigation, legal malpractice, personal injury and wrongful death. McKenna was also instrumental in the development of Our Sister's Place, Inc., a non-profit organization benefiting women and children of domestic violence, where she currently serves on its board of directors. McKenna graduated from Mt. Aloysius Junior College with an Associate's degree and earned a paralegal degree from the American Institute for Paralegal Studies in 1981.
Betty Stokes, Florida Registered Paralegal
Betty Stokes joined the firm in 2004 and has more than three decades of legal experience in several different areas of law. She focuses primarily on complex commercial litigation, personal injury, and employment and insurance company bad faith cases. She is a member of the Palm Beach County Justice Association. Stokes attended Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago.
Rick Darquea joined the Law Firm of Burman, Critton, Luttier & Coleman in 2010. He became a paralegal for the firm in 2012. In this role, Darquea is responsible for preparing legal documentation, conducting investigative work for the firm’s senior partners and acting as a liaison between the partners and their respective clients. Prior to joining the Law Firm of BCLC, Darque spent 17 years as a Financial Advisor. Darque graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Paralegal Studies program at South University in West Palm Beach, an institution approved by the American Bar Association (ABA). Darquea is a member of National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) and the Paralegal National Honor Society. He is fluent in English, Spanish and Italian.