Meet Our Team

At Riddle & Hanna, our amazing team combines over 45 years of legal advocacy with their individual life experiences as an engineer, an entrepreneur, military servicemembers, and even a comedian. 

We stick together because we enjoy each other and love what we do.  Trust our talented team to be your legal partner for life.

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Jeffrey F. Riddle

Jeff Riddle's primary practice areas include civil litigation, wills and trusts, business matters, contract enforcement and real estate disputes. He has served clients on the Peninsula for over 10 years. He is a licensed Patent Attorney and is admitted to practice in both Virginia and the District of Columbia. Read More
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Barbara T. Hanna

Barb Hanna devotes her practice to representing clients in legal battles ranging from family matters to military and veteran issues to immigration concerns. She brings each of her clients the benefits of years of experience as a trial attorney and Navy judge advocate. Read More
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Ashley L. Yellott

Phone: (757)586-5380
Ashley Yellott is an associate attorney at Riddle & Hanna with over a decade of experience in legal practice. She handles a wide range of civil matters including, but not limited to, landlord-tenant disputes, breach of contract issues, estate planning, and small claim cases. She is especially passionate about litigation because it allows her to… Read More
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Sherri Austin

Phone: (757)586-5380
Sherri Austin is the office manager at Riddle & Hanna. She has over 20 years of experience in office administration and management. She loves working with new people and is known for her excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Sherri was raised in York County and graduated from Tabb High School. In 1993 she received her Bachelo… Read More
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Sandra Caballero

Phone: 757-586-5380
Sandra is a native Spanish speaker with over 30 years of teaching experience and is currently an Adjunct Faculty member at both CNU and RCC, teaching Spanish and Political Science. She completed a law degree in Paraguay and two masters in the US. She has lived in Chile, Paraguay and Switzerland, and is the proud mother of six grown children, three… Read More
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Heather M. Forbes

Heather Forbes is a highly experienced paralegal who has worked in many different areas of law over the past 15 years. She is primarily focused on litigation and has seen it all from collections to complex estate and civil litigation. She has been involved in cases from inception to trial. She assists the attorneys in the firm with document examina… Read More
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Aubrey Good

Phone: (757)586-5380
Aubrey is a paralegal for Riddle & Hanna with a particular interest in criminal law and civil litigation. A passionate volunteer for multiple causes, she has developed a deep appreciation for the legal profession and the many ways it is used to help others through her diverse background in community initiatives, including an Immigration Interns… Read More
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Brenda Hurley

Phone: (757)586-5380
Brenda is a highly-skilled bookkeeper with over 20 years of experience in her field. She earned an Associate of Applied Science in Accounting from Tidewater Community College in Virginia Beach. There she was Treasurer of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Originally from the Eastern Shore of Maryland, in 1996 Brenda relocated to Newport News, Virgi… Read More
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Michelle Kirk

Phone: (757)586-5380
Michelle joined Riddle & Hanna as a paralegal in 2022 and works in our family law department. She has worked in the legal field for over 20 years. She was raised in a military family and graduated with honors from Kempsville High School in 1992. In 1997, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Communication with a minor in Psychology from Liberty U… Read More
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Jennifer Pavusa

Jennifer is Riddle & Hanna’s lead family law paralegal. She comes to RH after working for a respected domestic relations trial lawyer for 13 years, until his retirement. She has experience working on complex contested divorce cases from inception to trial, attending depositions, settlement conferences and all associated hearings. While workin… Read More
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Josselinne Lima

Phone: (757)586-5380
Born in Guatemala, Josselinne came to the US at a young age and grew up in California’s San Fernando Valley. She then moved to San Diego to pursue a bachelor’s degree in political science at the University of California San Diego. She also has her Paralegal Certificate from the University of California Los Angeles. She worked as a paralegal in… Read More
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Katelynn Owens

Katelynn attended Virginia Tech where she earned a bachelor’s degree in human development. She was a middle school teacher for the past 7 years and is excited to join the legal field. She aspires to become a paralegal and is interested in family law. In the workforce, Katelynn enjoys working with others, learning new things, and being a part of h… Read More
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