Eddie Viramontez is our lead Intake Coordinator. Eddie is a native Houstonian who has over two decades of intake experience in the legal field. His compassion and concern for those in need of family law assistance make him a life-line for our clients. Eddie is a family man with many, many grandchildren and a big sports fan who cheers for the Houston-area home teams, and enjoys playing a little softball and basketball himself. Eddie speaks fluent Spanish.
Tyler Nicholsis an intake coordinator with the firm, and is adept at the interpersonal as well as the technological aspects of matching up new clients with the best attorney at the firm to fill their particular legal needs. Tyler Nichols’ background is in customer service as well as family law, which makes him a prefect fit for his job. He has been working in family law since 2014. In his free time, Tyler enjoys traveling and spending time with his twin sister.
Winnie Cheung is one of our outstanding law clerks who is finishing a distinguished academic career at South Texas College of Law. Winnie will be starting her law career at the firm upon her expected graduation in 2021 and passing the bar. She previously interned with the Texas First Court of Appeals. In her spare time, Winnie enjoys trying her hand at cooking and loves to experience new restaurants. Winnie speaks fluent Cantonese as well as some Mandarin.
Darsey Norton is another outstanding law clerk with the firm who began clerking with the firm last summer. Darsey is finishing her third year of law school at South Texas College of Law Houston. Upon graduation and passing the bar exam in 2021, Darsey will start her career as an associate attorney with the firm in our central Texas office. Prior to joining Holmes, Diggs, & Sadler, Darsey worked with other family law firms as well as the Texas Attorney General. Darsey enjoys golf, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Carolyn Anders is an experienced paralegal who also takes on some of the administrative tasks needed to keep the firm running. Carolyn’s reputation as a holiday decorating maven is well-known, she hosts a holiday event every year where her amazing Christmas Village can be appreciated by all.
Kimberly Cantu began her career as a paralegal while in college. Two decades later she had spent the majority of that time working in family law. Kimberly has two degrees in legal studies and one in criminal justice. In 2007, she became a Certified Paralegal with the National Association of Legal Assistants. She is, above all, a team player. Outside of work, Kimberly enjoys spending time with her family and antiquing.
Sylvia Garza has been a family law paralegal for over a decade. She received her Paralegal Certification in 2008 from the University of Houston. When she isn't helping our clients, she is an avid hiker having hiked about half of the state's parks. She also collects kites, enjoys flying them, and is a former member of the American Kite fliers Association. Sylvia is fluent in Spanish.
Leslie Grant has been a paralegal for more than 3 decades and spent many of those years helping to set the standard for excellence at Holmes, Diggs & Sadler. She is the 4th member of her family to enter the law and has benefited from the counsel of her mother and oldest sister, who were family law attorneys. She is pleased to help the firm’s clients who are often struggling with difficult situations, as well as to give the attorneys the support they need to achieve real-world solutions for our clients.
Riki Henry had over ten years’ experience exclusively in family law when she joined Holmes, Diggs & Sadler in 2019. Riki furthermore had prior work experience in commercial real estate and banking, and obtained her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Finance from Central State University, all of which gives her an excellent understanding of our clients’ financial and property issues in divorce. When she isn’t working, Riki enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.
Kourtney Johnson is a paralegal in our Austin office. Helping clients when they are looking for guidance and compassion fuels the “WHY” behind her work every day. Kourtney received her paralegal certificate and national certification as a Certified Paralegal in 2021. When not serving our clients, you may find Kourtney at the local BINGO Hall, enjoying brunch with friends, or dancing the night away to live music across Texas. She also loves a challenge and is learning Korean.
Zaida Y. Lazo
Zaida Y. Lazo received her Associate of Applied Science in the paralegal program, approved by the American Bar Association, in August of 2007. She has spent over a decade as family law trial paralegal and brought her depth of experience to Holmes, Diggs & Sadler in 2015. Zaida works on both state and federal cases that often include many complex jurisdictional and other issues. In her spare time, Zaida enjoys bike riding and traveling with her husband and daughter. Zaida speaks fluent Spanish.
Cynthia Mata graduated from the University of Houston Downtown in December of 2018 with a bachelors in Psychology, and so has the perfect background for a family law professional. Cynthia has been a paralegal in the field of family law since 2016. Cynthia loves to take on the unusual cases and to help sort out our client’s issues by thinking outside the box. When not at work, Cynthia enjoys spending time with her family. Cynthia Mata is fluent in Spanish.
Client Intake Manager
Cynthia Contreras started with Holmes, Diggs & Sadler in 2015 as our Intake Coordinator. She earned her Associates of Applied Science - Computer Networking in 2013, and has earned the unofficial title of, “computer guru” from her team. She has since moved into a role managing our client intake team as well as many other administrative tasks to keep the firm running smoothly. In her free time, Cynthia enjoys teaching her sons scouting skills, as well as camping, skiing and snowboarding.