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Staff Bios

Shelbi V. Smith

Bankruptcy Analyst

Shelbi is from Mire, Louisiana and has been with Weinstein & St. Germain for 5 years. Her role in the firm includes Chapter 13 case worker and assisting with other office duties.

Shelbi currently resides in Carencro, Louisiana with her husband, 7-year old son, 6-year old stepdaughter and infant son. In her free time, she enjoys being at the ballpark watching her fiancée, son and stepdaughter play baseball, spending time with family and friends and watching football and baseball (Geaux Tigers!)

Favorite Quote: "You learn more from failure than from success. Don't let it stop you. Failure builds character" ~unknown

Becky G. Sonnier

Bankruptcy Analyst

Becky is from Port Barre and has been with our firm for 19 years. She handles all initial consultations, follow up appointments, chapter 7's, assists with Chapter 11's, Chapter 12's and Chapter 13's.

Becky currently resides in Port Barre, Louisiana with her husband of 34 years. Becky has 1 son and 2 grandsons. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, listening to her husband play music, but most of all, spending time with her grandsons.

Favorite Quote: "You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you, you have to go to them sometimes." -Winnie the Pooh

Tara H. Adams

Bankruptcy Analyst

Tara is from Port Barre, Louisiana and has been with Weinstein & St. Germain for 21+ years. She is responsible for
all new consumer and business case filings, creditor negotiation cases, firm billing/collections, maintaining website
and advertisement for firm.

Tara currently resides in Arnaudville, Louisiana with her husband of 26 years, 13 year old son and 11 year old son.
She also has a son that resides with his wife in Glenmora, Louisiana and a daughter attending LSUA in Nursing.
Tara enjoys spending time with her family outdoors, camping, hunting and crafting.

Favorite Quote: "You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending" - c.s.lewis