At Plumides, Romano & Johnson, we are proud to have a dedicated staff who will help you through your legal process. Meet the team who is here for you.
Ana M. Ramos Machuca – Legal Assistant
Ana has been with our firm since 2019. Among numerous other roles, Ana acts as our receptionist and will be the first friendly voice you hear on the phone when you make your first call to Plumides Romano & Johnson. She was born and raised in Charlotte and graduated from Harding University High School. Ana’s first language is Spanish, and she is always ready to translate for any Spanish speaking clients. Ana supports our attorneys and paralegals in the Family Law, Criminal Law, Personal Injury, and Workers Compensation areas of our practice. Her support includes scheduling appointments, filing and assisting in drafting court documents and correspondence. She also handles our administrative needs and takes pride in keeping our office running smoothly. Ana always has a spare hand to help those in need.
Casey Crook – Paralegal
Casey was born just outside New Orleans, Louisiana, but her family moved to Surfside Beach, South Carolina when she was two. Casey attended Charleston Southern University in North Charleston, South Carolina where she earned a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Sociology. Her interest in law was sparked from a school assignment, traveling to and conducting first-hand research on the law enforcement practices in Kathmandu, Nepal.
After college, she worked for law firms in the Columbia, South Carolina area. She obtained her paralegal certificate from Midlands Technical College while continuing to work full-time. Shortly after earning her certificate, she relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina. On October 12, 2019, Casey passed the paralegal certification exam and is now a North Carolina Certified Paralegal. Casey enjoys being a paralegal as it allows her to directly assist people and their families.
Casey enjoys going to the movies, cheering on the Clemson Tigers and the New Orleans Saints, and spending time with her rescue dog, Lady.
Jessica Brooks – Paralegal
Jessica was born and raised in Charlotte. Jessica studied paralegal studies at Boston University, MA while working full-time and taking care of her twin daughters. Without a doubt, family is of the utmost importance to her, which is why helping the families in our office makes her job so rewarding. Over the past 11 years, Jessica has worked with multiple Family Law firms in Charlotte. As the newest member of our team, Jessica works closely with attorneys in Family Law.
Christopher Stewart – Paralegal
Christopher Stewart was born in High Point, NC and raised in Charlotte, NC with a brief stint in Raleigh, NC. He graduated with honors from Central Piedmont Community College where he received his paralegal certification in 2002 (an ABA-approved paralegal program) and studied Criminal Justice at Wake Technical College in Raleigh, NC.
Christopher has over 25 years of legal experience in supporting attorneys. In addition, he assisted attorneys in cases at the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court levels. He prides himself in providing excellent customer service and assisting clients with their needs or questions and resolving their issues at hand in a timely manner. As a paralegal who has built a successful path, Christopher currently assists our attorneys in family law matters, personal injury, and workers’ compensation cases.
During his time off, Christopher enjoys spending time with his family, daughter and 3 grandchildren. He also enjoys traveling, gardening, clock design, playing and hanging out with his dogs, and skiing (the more snow, the better).