Sylvia is a native Tucsonan and a professional businesswoman who obtained her skills through 25 years of owning and operating “Creative Arrangements by Sylvia.” In that time, Sylvia grew and developed her business and ultimately become recognized as “Number One Party Planner in America” by Special Event Trade Magazine. Now, after having retired from her business, Sylvia is using her business and expert organizational skills, as well as her personnel management skills, to help Rabb & Rabb remain efficient and to better serve its clients. Sylvia also assists Attorney Lloyd “Chip” Rabb with his case work-up efficiencies.
An Arizona native, Cindy Merritt has over 22 years of experience working in the legal community, including more than 12 years of experience as a paralegal focused exclusively on personal injury, medical malpractice, and FELA litigation cases. Her first experience came in high school when she volunteered as a clerical assistant in a rural Justice of the Peace office in Northern Arizona. In 1997, after attending the University of Arizona, Ms. Merritt began working as a file clerk in a Tucson law office. Striving to improve her legal knowledge and skill set, she applied herself to each new challenge and has continued to grow in her skills as a legal secretary, legal assistant, and paralegal. With extensive knowledge concerning Medicare, ERISA, and medical provider reimbursement claims, Ms. Merritt has been a presenter on the topic of reimbursement claims at a national paralegal convention.
Christie Blair is a highly accomplished legal professional who has achieved great success in her career. After serving in the United States Army as a combat medic, Christie pursued her education with great dedication and focus. She graduated magna cum laude with an associate degree in legal assistant studies and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in public administration from Northern Arizona University, graduating summa cum laude. She then attended the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, where she earned her juris doctorate in 2008.
After completing her legal education, Christie established her own law firm, where she focused primarily on family law and criminal law. She also served as a contract attorney for Pima County, where she handled cases involving misdemeanors, felonies, and juvenile court. Her extensive knowledge of the law and commitment to her clients have established her as a highly proficient and impactful legal professional.
Today, Christie is a Paralegal at the prestigious law firm Rabb & Rabb, where she continues to use her legal expertise to provide outstanding service to clients. Her years of experience and deep understanding of the legal system make her an asset to the firm, and she is highly respected by her colleagues and clients alike.
Christie also finds time to give back to her community. She is an active participant in community service and missionary efforts, and she spends her free time with her children. Christie’s commitment to excellence and her unwavering dedication to serving others make her a truly remarkable individual and an outstanding legal professional.
Giselle Hernandez was born and raised in Arizona. She completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Arizona and graduated with a major in Criminal Justice and a minor in Sociology. While in college, Giselle became an intern for the Public Defender’s Office and found a passion for law. Soon after graduating, Giselle became a courtroom clerk and gained some knowledge of court proceedings. Giselle decided to join the Rabb and Rabb Law Firm team as a Legal Assistant/Receptionist and found the position to be a great place to start her future career. In the future, she hopes to attend James E. Rogers College of Law and wishes to pursue a career as a lawyer.