O’Mara Law Group is a private law practice that takes pride in helping good people through difficult situations. As criminal defense attorneys, we help people accused of crimes navigate the justice system. As practitioners of family law, we help people sort through contentious family disputes. Through our trial consultancy work, we support great lawyers with our seasoned trial team. With our media management services, we help clients with high-profile legal issues affirmatively address the press to prevent media coverage from negatively affecting the case.
BA in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management from Michigan State University.
Have over 25 years in administrative experience including positions at The Drake Hotel in Chicago, The Peabody Hotel in Orlando, non-profit organizations and the legal field. Joined O’Mara Law Group in March 2016.
Central Florida Chapter of Association of Legal Administrators; membership co-chair, chair-small firm focus group, secretary and currently President.
- JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation)-gala committee for 9 years and gala chair for 4 years.
- St. Jude-gala co-chair for inaugural event in Orlando.
FRP Practice Manager/Paralegal
Kelly is the senior paralegal with our firm, assisting attorneys in a variety of cases but concentrating most of her time on criminal cases. She has dedicated 29 years to O’Mara Law Group and is an integral part of the administrative team and representing clients and helping families affected by the criminal justice system. Kelly received the 2016 Paralegal of the Year Award by her peers and Central Florida Paralegal Association.
Kelly has gained considerable skill and recognition in complex and high-profile matters and trial preparation.Those experiences and training have equipped her to skillfully handle even the most controversial issues. Kelly oversees state and federal procedural requirements and rules to ensure compliance for court submissions. preparing documents and drafting pleadings and motions in our criminal and civil rights practice, along with assisting the lawyers in preparing for trial.
Kelly is a Florida Registered Paralegal and is a member of the Central Florida Paralegal Association.
NALA Certified and Florida Registered Paralegal
I am proud to say I have been part of the O’Mara Law Group legal team since 2008. I studied at Valencia and Seminole State Colleges and was on the President’s List. I have been a nationally Certified Paralegal since 2008 as well as Registered Paralegal with the State of Florida. I have worked as family law paralegal since 1997 and prior to that worked with Clerk of Court from 1985 to 1997 where I served as a Court Clerk for Judge’s on the Civil and Family Law Bench. I also serve as the Administrator for the Central Florida Family Law Inn where I have to opportunity to work with and know the finest family law attorneys and judiciary in Central Florida. My responsibilities include recognizing and working with complex parenting issues, financial discovery and trial preparation. I am able to understand and work with the often difficult and emotional aspects of Family Law. I have lived in Central Florida since 1983 and enjoy spending time with my amazing husband of over 25 years, my two wonderful sons, equally talented paralegal daughter-in-law and my three awesome grandchildren. “I am extremely thankful for all of life’s lessons and blessings”
Dominique holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Barry University. She began working in the Legal profession after gaining experience managing office operations and wearing many hats in the not-for-profit world. Dominique is our Intake Specialist assisting with family law, criminal defense, civil actions and mass torts potential matters. She helps determine the facts and legal issues pertaining to potential clients’ cases, and whether OLG can assist. Dominique understands that potential clients are often dealing with one of the most emotional times of their lives. As such, she handles their situations with compassion and empathy, putting everyone at ease during their calls to our firm and throughout the consultation process. Dominique coordinates and sets appointments for prospective clients to meet with the firms’ attorneys for a more in-depth consultation. Dominique’s role also extends beyond our intake process, as she has undertaken our firms charitable and community involvements, allowing us to give back to our community in which we work, live and play.
Anne ‘Annie’ Kunst
Anne is the newest member of the O’Mara Law Group team. She relocated with her Husband from Chicago and has considered Orlando a second home town due to formative roots laid down here as a teenager and young adult. Annie wasted no time and hit the ground running, assisting where ever assistance is needed in our fast-paced firm. She has quickly become a welcomed and valuable team member. Even our top-dog, Timber, would agree!
An extensive education in art history and fine art at Valencia Community College, the University of Kansas and The Art Institute of Chicago, have all provided Anne with a unique approach to the constantly changing workday. It is this eclectic path that has groomed Annie to be a flexible, efficient and effective Administrative Assistant the O’Mara Law Group has much appreciated. Her attention to detail pairs well with the broad spectrum of Firm responsibilities; travel arrangements, client or case assistance and team support.
Anne has a passion for helping others and devotes time and dedication to The Faine House and other organizations throughout the community. She has completed two marathons and loves to travel the world.
Scheduling Coordinator/Legal Assistant
Lily is a homegrown Floridian and nature lover who enjoys spending her weekends drinking margaritas on the beach or hunting for sharks teeth at the springs. She studied fine arts at Valencia College and usually has a couple of creative projects in the works. Lily is especially passionate about world travel and is always planning for her next trip.
When she isn’t at the office or out exploring, you can find Lily at home with her beloved cat watching movies or working on the crossword of the day. This is Lily’s first time working at a law firm and she is excited for the new experience and potential for personal and professional growth.
Debbie holds an Associates of Arts degree from Seminole State College. She began working in the Legal profession in 1981 as a Trial Clerk for 4 years at the Seminole County Courthouse in Sanford. She later became the Judicial Assistant to Judge Alan A. Dickey for 29 years until his retirement, then was the Judicial Assistant to Judge Melanie Chase until Debbie retired in 2016. Debbie came to OLG in August of 2016 where she brings over 35 years of experience. She works part-time as our file clerk and assists our attorneys in other areas as needed utilizing her experience to keep us organized, focused and at the top of our game. When necessary, she offers her maternal and grandmaternal instincts to keep us on track.
Kalina has come into the O’Mara Law Group family with a spectrum of experience. From the hospitality and sales industries to a variety of administrative positions, Kalina has proven to be a quick study in her new work environment. Not only has she tackled many roles throughout her career, Kalina is bilingual and easily bridges many language barriers. This truly eases communications from someone needing OLG’s services.
While studying Psychology at Valencia Community College, Kalina continued her pursuit of a bachelor’s degree while raising her children at home. She is passionate about ending animal cruelty and volunteers at her local shelter, contributing wherever her help is needed. Kalina keeps busy, if not taking her children to the zoo and other activities, she is appreciating Orlando’s artistic community and museums. Kalina intends to broaden her experience in the legal field by focusing her education and welcomes opportunities to excel at anything that comes her way.