Rita joined Serpe, Jones, Andrews, Callender & Bell PLLC as an associate in September 2019. Her primary practice area is litigation with a focus on health care and commercial disputes.

Rita graduated from The University of Houston Law Center in May 2019. During her time in law school, she served as the Managing Editor of the Houston Journal of Health Law and Policy. Before obtaining her J.D., Rita earned a graduate certificate in gerontology from the University of Washington, completed an internship in medical ethics with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and volunteered heavily with Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services in the Greater Boston area.  Through these experiences, Rita gained a multi-faceted understanding of the complexities involved in effective health care advocacy which she carries forward into her practice with Serpe Jones.

Areas of Practice

  • Health-Care Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation

Education

  • The University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 2019
    – Dean’s List Scholar
    – Public Interest Fellowship Award Recipient
    – Dean’s Scholarship Recipient
  • University of Washington, Certificate, 2011
  • Iona College, B.A., 2009
    – Honors Program

Admissions

State Bar of Texas