Meet Our Staff
Linda has worked in the legal profession since high school, starting out as a secretary. She attended Southern Methodist University’s School of Continuing Education and received her General Certificate for Legal Assistants in 1984. She is a member of the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas, and became a charter member of the Legal Assistants Division in 1982.
Linda moved to Denton in 1993 with her husband, Mark, and their two children. She enjoys spending time with her family, including her baby grandson, and reading or playing word games when she has free time.
Linda is a member of the Denton County Paralegal Association and has extensive knowledge in the specialized area of family law, having worked almost exclusively in that area since 1997. She enjoys maintaining a strong relationship with our clients and working with them to obtain information to help prepare our clients for mediation and trial and to prepare client inventories and discovery responses. As office manager, Linda also works with clients regarding billing and client retainers.
Jessica Walling was raised in Denton, Texas and graduated from Billy Ryan High School in 2004. Upon graduation she attended University of Texas in Arlington and North Central Texas College.
Prior to joining Lewis & Passons, P.C., Jessica began her work in family law as a Deputy Clerk in the Civil and Family Division of the District Clerk’s office at the Denton County Courthouse. She joined Lewis & Passons, P.C. as a Legal Assistant in 2012.
Jessica is proud to be a Denton local. She enjoys spending her free time in downtown Denton, supporting the local businesses as much as possible. Her favorite local events are Twilight Tunes, movie nights on the downtown square, and the Arts and Jazz Festival.