Attorney Bios

Kendra Randall Jolivet, Partner and Co-founder of Randall & Sonnier, LLC

Graduated from Towson State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and a Minor in Business Administration in 1990 and received her Juris Doctor from University of Baltimore School of Law in 1993.

Ms. Jolivet has had success in many areas of the law, including products liability, discrimination, and personal injury litigation. She garnered a 2.4 million dollar verdict in one of her many civil trials. Ms. Jolivet’s practice areas include Family Law, Juvenile Law, Entertainment and General Civil Litigation.

Memberships & Boards:
Admitted to Practice Law in Maryland and the District of Columbia
A Step Closer Foundation, Inc- Board Member
Organizing Member for Entertainment & Sports Law Committee of Maryland State Bar Association
Maryland Lawyers for the Arts, Board Member (past)
Baltimore City Bar Association, Baltimore County Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, National Association of Children’s Counsel and the American Bar Association.
President of Jack & Jill, Inc. Baltimore County Chapter for 2012-2014 program years

Publications:
"Starting an Entertainment Law Practice in a Secondary Entertainment Market", The Maryland Bar Journal, March/April 2007.

Yolanda F. Sonnier, Partner and Co-founder of Randall & Sonnier, LLC

A 1994 graduate cum laude from Norfolk State University with a Bachelors of Science in Political Science. She continued her education at the University of Baltimore School of Law where she graduated with a Juris Doctor in 1997. After law school, Ms. Sonnier held a Clerkship position for the Honorable Marcella A. Holland. She was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1998.

Prior to co-founding Randall & Sonnier, LLC, Ms. Sonnier was a solo practitioner as she owned and operated the Law Office of Yolanda F. Sonnier, LLC. Her primary practice areas are Family & Juvenile Law, Personal Injury, Wills & General Civil Litigation.

Memberships & Boards:
A Step Closer Foundation, 2007 - Present, Current Board Member
Challengers Independent Living Program, 2004 – Present, Current Board Member
Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) of Baltimore County, 2000 – 2002, Past Board Member Baltimore City Bar Association, Baltimore County Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, National Association of Children’s Counsel and the American Bar Association, Honored as one of the 2012 Daily Record VIP, Very Important Professionals Leading Maryland

Publications:
"Starting an Entertainment Law Practice in a Secondary Entertainment Market", The Maryland Bar Journal, March/April 2007.

Erica I. LeMon

Erica I. LeMon graduated from the West Virginia University in 1991 where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Ms. LeMon received her Juris Doctor degree from the West Virginia University College of Law, in 1995 and was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1996.

Ms. LeMon has obtained and received recognition during her scholastic and professional career. During law school Ms. LeMon was named to the Moot Court Board and received a W.E.B. Dubois Fellow for her scholastic achievement. As a practicing attorney, Ms. LeMon has been recognized by her peers as an outstanding attorney.

She has testified in front of the Maryland Senate and House Judiciary Committees and the Judiciary Rules Committee. Ms. LeMon has assisted with amendments to the Maryland Statute in Courts and Judicial Proceedings, the Family Law Statute and Maryland Rules relating to CINA, and related Guardianship and Adoption matters.

Primary Practice Areas:
Personal Injury, Family and Juvenile Law, Workers' Compensation, Social Security Disability, and General Civil Litigation.

Certificates:
Civil Mediation
Child Access Mediation

Memberships & Boards:
Maryland State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Monumental City Bar Foundation (Vice Chair 2008 - present)
Everett J. Waring - Juanita Jackson Mitchell Law Society (Treasurer (2008 – present)
Alliance of Black Women Attorneys (President 2004-2005; Historian 2005-2008)

Nickola N. Sybblis

A graduate from the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica, in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in International Relations and a minor in Political Science. Ms. Sybblis furthered her education and obtained her Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Maryland in 2007 and was admitted to the Maryland State Bar in December 2007.

During law school, Ms. Sybblis completed an externship at the Washington D.C. Congressional Offices of Congresswoman Donna Christian-Christensen, D-U.S VI.

Primary Practice Areas:
Family & Juvenile Law, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and General Civil Litigation.

Memberships & Boards:
Maryland State Bar Association
American Bar Association.

Alison Karch

Alison Karch graduated from Berry College with a Bachelors of Arts in Government and a Minor in International Studies in 2003. Ms. Karch continued her education at the University of Baltimore where she graduated with her Juris Doctorate in 2010.  She was admitted to practice law in Maryland in December 2010. 

Following law school, Ms. Karch was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Judge Thomas C. Groton III and the Honorable Richard R. Bloxom in the Circuit Court of Worcester County, Maryland.

Graduated from Flagler College with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and minored in International Studies and Pre-Law in 2006. She continued her education at the University of Baltimore where she obtained her Juris Doctorate with a concentration in family law in 2010.

While in law school she clerked for a private law firm which primarily practiced in family law and real estate. She was also a student-attorney with the University of Baltimore School of Law’s Family Law Clinic.

Ms. Greer’s primary practice areas are Juvenile and Family law.

Certificates:
Certified Mediator

Memberships & Boards:
Maryland State Bar Association
American Bar Association



Client Testimonials


Randall & Sonnier did a great Job representing me. I was extremely pleased with my representation and look forward to your firm representing me in the future with other matters!
- C. Waters

I would like to thank you for handling the legalities associated with my divorce and subsequent child custody affairs. I found you and your entire staff to be congenial, professional and consistently available through the process of all of my cases. Your invaluable services resulted in very satisfactory results.

If any of my relatives, friends or acquaintances ever are in need of assistance such as I was, you will be highly recommended by me. Thanks, to the BEST lawyers in town! - C. Smith

Randall & Sonnier represented me in a very time-sensitive and complicated matter. The attorneys displayed a high level of competency, professionalism and efficiency as they saw my matter thru to a successful conclusion. I will definitely seek out Randall & Sonnier for my future legal needs. They are fantastic! -Bruce B.

Articles

"Spotlight on Business" Interview in Grace & Glory Magazine - January 2008

"Starting an Entertainment Law Practice in a Secondary Entertainment Market" in Maryland Bar Journal - March/April 2007
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