Staff Partners

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Adriana Adams

Staff Attorney Partner, Immigration and Family

Adriana joined Greater Waco Legal Services in 2022. She serves as an immigration attorney and works closely with the Waco immigrant community by assisting clients in applying for permanent residency, citizenship, DACA renewals and more. Adriana graduated from Baylor University in 2016 & Baylor Law school in 2020. After graduation, she opened her own legal practice with a focus on serving lower income families in the Waco community.

Education: 
Baylor University School of Law, J.D.,
2020

Baylor University, BA, 2016

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Jenn Chance

Staff Attorney Partner, Medical-Legal Partnership

Jenn is the Staff Attorney for GWLS’s Medical Legal Partnership. She helps clients with matters related to their health-harming legal needs, including custody disputes, divorces, domestic violence, housing, employment, & public benefits. Jenn worked for 12 years in corporate & securities law and spent 3 years working as Staff Attorney to Judge Scott Jenkins in the 53rd District Court in Austin. Jenn also served 4 years in the United States Marine Corps.

Education: 
University of Texas School of Law, J.D.,
2006

University of Texas, BA, 2002

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Rachel Dove

Staff Attorney Partner

Rachel joined Greater Waco Legal Services in 2017 and serves the community as a Family Staff Attorney Partner. She handles primarily family law cases such as divorce, and child support. She focuses much of her time on cases where child custody is in dispute.

Rachel graduated from Baylor in 2009 and Baylor Law School in 2012. After graduation, she opened her own legal practice with a focus on family law issues and volunteered at GWLS' Legal Advice Clinics!

Education: 
Baylor Law School, J.D.,
2012

Baylor University, BA, 2009

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Teresa Garcia

Client Services Partner

Teresa is the Client Services Partner at Greater Waco Legal Services. She works closely with all of our clients, ensuring needs and services are met and provided. She coordinates our Legal Advice Clinics to provide free legal advice to the community. As a Waco native, she takes great pride in serving her community. Teresa is currently working on her Business Administration and Accounting degree. She is also working on her certification to become a Commissioned Lay Pastor, through her denomination. 

Education: 
University of Texas School of Law

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Kent McKeever

Founder & Managing Attorney Partner

Kent founded Greater Waco Legal Services in 2017 with a passion for providing folks in Waco-McLennan County and surrounding areas access to the justice system through affordable legal representation, advice and resources. Kent serves as the Managing Attorney Partner & works with clients on cases involving immigration, wills, probate, & property. Kent graduated from Baylor University in 2001 & Princeton Theological Seminary in 2004. After serving as the Executive Director & Pastor of a non-profit ministry, Kent saw the need for legal advocacy on many levels & attended Vanderbilt Law School (J.D., 2012).

Education:
Vanderbilt Law School, J.D., 2012
Princeton Theological Seminary, MDiv, 2004
Baylor University, BA, 2001 

Awards:

Outstanding Young Lawyer, 2014
Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association.
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Kayla Mize

Medical-Legal Partnership Coordinator

Kayla is the MLP Coordinator, a position shared by Waco Family Medicine & GWLS. She serves as a bridge between the organizations, providing support to clinicians, attorneys, and other staff to ensure that patients’ health-harming legal needs are identified & met. Kayla graduated from Baylor University with her Bachelor's in Social Work in 2012 & her Master's in Social Work in 2014. She managed the Baylor undergraduate social work program until 2021, then became the Heart of Texas Regional Director with the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty.

Education: 
Baylor University, MSW,
2014

Baylor University, BSW, 2012

Daisy Rocha

Client Services Partner

Daisy is a Client Services Partner at GWLS. She greets clients in person and over the phone helping them with intakes, scheduling and ensuring our services are provided. Daisy is currently a student at La Vega High School as well as McLennan Community College. She is graduating with her associates in business in May of 2023 following with her high school graduation in June of 2023. Daisy hopes to pursue a degree in corporate law post graduation.

Education: 
La Vega High School

McLennan Community College

Board Partners

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Michael Brown

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Jaja Chen

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Susan Finck

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Tiffany Hogue

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Cris Houston

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Iliana Neumann

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Angelo Ochoa

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Hector Sabido

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Sidney Warren

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Tiffany Gallegos Whitley