Pipas Law Staff

We’d be lying if we said we could do it all without our amazing team. To put a face to a name that you may speak to, learn more about our four Pipas Law paralegals, Kelly, Lauren, Cherrish, and Nadia.

Kelly McCue


Kelly McCue is a recent law school graduate from Thomas M. Cooley.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science at USF and has a Certificate in Paralegal Studies from St. Petersburg College.  Kelly was a paralegal for Christian before Pipas Law Group.  Kelly is planning on joining Pipas Law Group as an associate attorney after law school.  Outside of work Kelly enjoys spending time with her children.

Lauren Zahorniak


Lauren Zahorniak attended Florida Gulf Coast University and received her degree in Paralegal Studies in 2010. In 2009 she began work in a family law firm before transiting to personal injury in 2011 in the Tampa Bay area. Outside of work Lauren enjoys traveling and spending time with her dogs.

Cherrish McCarthy


Cherrish McCarthy, Pipas Law’s newest addition, attended Rasmussen College and received her degree in Paralegal studies in 2015. In January 2015, she began her career in Personal Injury working at a large well-known PI firm in Tampa, Florida.

Cherrish is a Florida Notary, U.S. Army Veteran, and a member of the National Honor Society.

Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her son, working out, and attending church.

Nadia Alzafari


Nadia Alzafari began working for Pipas Law Group as an intern while simultaneously earning her degree in Paralegal Studies from St. Petersburg College. Upon graduating in 2018, she was officially hired onto the team as a Paralegal.

Outside of work, Nadia enjoys spending time with her family and disc golfing.


When faced with a difficult injury or civil litigation matter, you want to trust the attorneys you are working with. We understand what it's like being on your side of a case and that is why we invite you to talk to us in a free initial case evaluation before you make the next step in choosing your legal team.

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Tampa, Florida 33602

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