Meet Our Team


Our Team

For your reference, we have provided titles that reflect each person’s responsibilities. However, within the firm, we are all “Team Members,” and every team member makes a vital contribution to our success.

 

I’m a Native Texan, avid traveler, & foodie, that loves to try new things and explore new places with my family. I’ve lived in 5 countries and ...

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April Willers

Executive Director

I am originally from West Texas. After high school I lived in Brazil for two years serving on a church mission where I became fluent in Portuguese....

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Austin Williams

Attorney

I was born in Arlington, Texas, but grew up in Northern California. I have always loved to play sports, including soccer, football, basketball, and...

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Brandon Wilson

Attorney

I like pushing the envelope and stretching limits, which has lead me to mountain biking and climbing, exotic travel and reading books on topics unf...

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Dwayne Hermes

Founder

I was born and raised in Colleyville, Texas. I attended Oklahoma State University (Go Pokes) and Texas Tech University School of Law (Wreck ‘Em). W...

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Dylan Smith

Attorney

I was born and raised in New Mexico until I moved to Texas in 2015. I am a single mom of one adventurous toddler. We spend our evenings, wh...

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Elena Mendoza

Paralegal

At age 9, I had to learn how to survive the war and stay alive. At age 16, I had to learn new language and adopt to new culture. I welcome challeng...

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Emina Taslaman

Controller

As a third-generation Sooner from Norman, Oklahoma, I was born and raised with a competitive streak that has motivated me throughout my pro...

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Haley Owen

Attorney

Prior to joining Hermes Law, Katherine was an Assistant Attorney General in the Open Records Division in Austin. She also previously worked...

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Katherine Stark

Attorney

I grew up in Missoula, Montana and recently moved to Dallas. I obtained my Bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Montana an...

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Kelly Moylan

Paralegal

Kinsey received her law degree from Baylor Law School, where she was a member of the Baylor Barrister Society and the 2021 Bob and Karen Wo...

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Kinsey Lakey

Attorney

I love tennis, running and all Ole Miss sports. (I graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Law.) All three require focus and stamina...

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Leslie Davis

Attorney

I’m originally from Farmington, New Mexico but have chosen Texas as my home since 2014. I’m a mom to a wonderful little boy. When I’m not w...

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Lizethe Mendoza

Paralegal

I am Dallas born and raised, and I’m a huge Dallas Cowboys fan. I spend most of my time cheering on my daughter and my son on various sport...

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Maria Orozco

Attorney

My favorite movie is “To Kill a Mockingbird”. So, I guess it’s not a total surprise I ended up working at a law firm. Besides movies, I love playin...

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Maria Rodriguez

Billing Specialist

I am a native Texan having grown up in a small town outside of Dallas. I obtained Bachelors from The University Of North Texas and Masters from Tex...

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Marisa Olivia Perchez

Paralegal

I am a native to the Dallas area having grown up in Plano.  I attended high school at Dallas Jesuit and subsequently obtained my undergraduate degr...

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Maxwell S. Bayman

Attorney

I am a Texas native and have had the opportunity to live all over the state including Lubbock, San Antonio, Houston, and now Dallas. I atte...

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Megan Simmons

Paralegal

Monica has been an insurance defense attorney for over six years. In addition to her work at the firm, she enjoys serving on the Internatio...

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Monica Haft

Attorney

Pete Kerr is an attorney whose practice focuses on a broad range of complex civil litigation matters, including construction litigation, products-l...

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Peter Kerr

Attorney

I spent two years travelling the world in my early 20’s. Traveling, to me, is more than visiting new places but learning about and embracing the lo...

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Rebecca Side

Head of Client Engagement and Communications

I have a variety of hobbies including woodworking, video games, outdoor sports and photography – I guess because I like to learn new things and don...

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Roberto Aguilera

Systems Administrator

My sister, Adelaida, and I were raised by a strong, intelligent, single mother who fought for justice in the country we eventually had to flee from...

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Silvia Diaz-Roa

Director Of Innovation

I grew up in Dallas and a big fan of football “Dallas Cowboys.” I obtained my Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies with honors from El C...

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Zenaida Hernandez

Paralegal

If you are interested in joining our team please email: recruiting@hermes-law.com