If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.

-- African Proverb --

Team Members

Ms. Brittany Miller, Of Counsel


Brittany Miller has handled a wide array of civil litigation matters, including contract disputes, commercial issues, probate and guardianship matters, land use, real estate and family cases during her legal career. Brittany’s core focus has always been to help clients resolve their disputes to avoid lengthy, stressful and expensive litigation – but when it’s absolutely necessary – she guides clients through the trial and appellate process with the ease of honed competence and genuine compassion. Brittany resides in the Florida Keys and when she’s not busy in the legal arena, she assists her Husband managing their family business, Miller Marine and she serves as a real estate agent in her local community; all while she keeps up with four children and three dogs and somehow finds time for CrossFit and jogging.

Ms. Melissa Van Heusen, Registered Paralegal


Melissa Van Heusen has over 20 years of experience as a paralegal in numerous areas of law, including but not limited to wills and probate, business, commercial, land use and construction, residential and commercial leasing, and related landlord/tenant remedies.  Melissa has dedicated her work to making sure clients receive the best quality service by providing excellent organizational and communication skills, alongside an outstanding work ethic.
Melissa attended Florida International University Paralegal Program and is certified through the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) and is a Florida Bar Registered Paralegal.
A true native of South Florida, Melissa enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, traveling, and spending time outdoors.

Ms. Carrie Bodin, Office Manager


With more than a decade of customer service experience, Ms. Carrie Bodin brings her honed interpersonal communication skills to our firm. Carrie assists Thomas-McDonald Law Firm by streamlining client communication and creating litigation readiness systems to assist all through the legal process. Her previous experience at ADP has helped equip her with the necessary people and administrative know how to adeptly handle our practice areas of family, estate and probate law.

Ms. Bodin received her Bachelors Degree from the University of Minnesota. In her free time, Carrie enjoys baking, jogging and spending time with her triplets and husband. She is also an active member of First United Methodist Church of Coral Gables.