Meet the hendrick & henry paralegal & Support team

Margie Forrister

Margie Forrister has worked with Hendrick and Henry Law since January of 2007. She is the second-longest serving member of the team, behind founding partner Troy Hendrick. Before she joined the team, she had worked in the mortgage industry for 12 years, supervising the document- and detail-intensive loan process. Margie is certified in medical transcription and is an active member of the paralegal section of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.

Margie was born and raised in the Texas Panhandle. As newlyweds, Margie and her husband moved to the Atlanta area and have called Dacula, Georgia home for over 30 years, where they raised a daughter of whom they are very proud. She and her husband have adjusted to being “empty nesters,” but have a “fur” baby, Cooper, and a grand-dog, Raleigh. Margie is active in her community and supportive of small, local businesses. She volunteers to help feed the homeless and supports various women’s shelters.

Claudia Barnett

Claudia Barnett has been part of The Hendrick and Henry Law Firm since 2017. She is currently the Senior Paralegal and Traffic Case Manager of the firm’s traffic division.  Claudia speaks fluent Spanish, earning her Legal Translator Certificate from the University of Georgia. She also maintains membership in the paralegal section of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.  

Claudia was born in Antigua, Guatemala.  She grew up and lived in Southern California for 18 years. She and her family have lived in Georgia since 1990.  Georgia provided a wonderful community to raise her five children.  In her down time, she enjoys spending time with her two grandchildren, family and friends.  Her hobbies are traveling, yoga and reading.

Pumakawa “Puma” Navarro

Pumakawa “Puma” Navarro is a paralegal in the civil litigation division of Hendrick and Henry Law. Puma grew up in Florida but has lived in Georgia for nearly two decades and considers it his home. He has been active in the Atlanta music scene for many years, playing drums for the bands Abby Gogo and A Drug Called Tradition, as well as several others. He also enjoys writing poetry and silversmithing. Puma is an active member of the paralegal section of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and has earned the paralegal certificate from the Center for Legal Studies at the University of Georgia. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from New College of Florida as well as a Master of Arts from Georgia State University. He lives in Hapeville, GA with his wife and family, including their loyal dog, Zooey.  

Khali Navarro

Khali Navarro is a paralegal in the traffic division of Hendrick and Henry Law. Khali grew up in Central Florida and moved to Georgia just a few years ago. He is an avid music fan and concertgoer and enjoys playing guitar and other instruments in his spare time. Khali earned a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from the University of Central Florida. He lives in Hapeville, GA with his family and his guinea pig, Billie.