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					                                                                   KARINA STAVENES
                                                               Vinkelgata 20, 4013 Stavanger
                                                               E-mail: k_stavenes@yahoo.com

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:
Palmieri, Tyler, Wiener, Wilhelm & Waldron LLP                   Legal Secretary
2603 Main Street - East Tower - Suite 1300                       07/25/05 - 03/24/06 Salary: $56,000 + benefits
Irvine, CA 92614-4281. Tel (949) 851-9400                        Assigned to Real Estate Dept. Real Estate, Corporate, Transactional, Estate Planning
Contact: Judith K. Goodlin, Office Mgr., Ext. 301                and Civil Litigation matters. Assigned to assist both a firm partner and an associate.
E-mail: jgoodlin@ptwww.com                                       (Placement through Legal Network, Irvine, CA office - See "References" on last page)

Medical Services A.S.                                            Tricare Patient Liaison/Health Benefits Advisor
Auglendsdalen 81 (Office Address)                                06/27/05 - 07/01/05 (Temp Assignment through Medical Services A.S., a contractor)
Postboks 717, 4003 Stavanger.                                    United States Air Force 426th Air Base Squadron
Contact: Mariann Stavenes Hansen                                 Medical Aid Station at NATO Joint Warfare Centre, Jåttå, N-4032, Stavanger, Norway
E-mail: post@nordan-consult.no                                   Contact: MSgt. Christopher C. Rhoney, Independent Duty Medical Technician
Tel. (47) 5182-8260, Nordan Consult AS (parent co.)              E-mail: Christopher.rhoney@stavanger.af.mil Tel.: (47) 5195-0563/0564

Scheduled appointments for U.S. military personnel with local health care service providers and coordinated guarantees of payments for services with
DOD-authorized insurance contractors as needed. Assisted IDMT with administrative, clerical duties, phones, filing, and processing of forms during
permanent advisor’s temporary authorized leave. I am legally authorized to reside and work in Norway.

(Please note: When contacting these firms, my last name was “Martinovic” until April 2005)

Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth                                  Legal Secretary
660 Newport Center Drive, Suite 1600                             09/02/03 - 04/06/05 Salary: $51,000 - $84,350 (w/overtime)
Newport Beach, CA 92660. Tel. (949) 725-4000                     Public Law Dept. Municipal Bonds & Redevelopment Law; Civil Litigation.
Contact: Judy Gonzalez, HR Director, Ext. 4134                   Occasionally worked in Word-Processing Dept. or with other attorneys as needed. Left
E-mail: jgonzalez@sycr.com                                       to relocate in Norway with new spouse.

Christopher L. Blank, Attorney At Law, PC                        Legal Assistant
4675 MacArthur Court, Suite 550                                  07/28/03 – 08/08/03 (Temp assignment through Legal Network)
Newport Beach, CA 92660. Tel. (949) 250-4600                     Corporate, Transactional, Business Litigation, Bankruptcy.
                                                                 Contact: Margaret Velez Gomez, Legal Network E-mail: mgomez@legalnetwork.cc

Legal Aid Society of Orange County                               Legal Assistant
902 North Main Street                                            07/17/03 – 07/25/03 (Temp assignment through Legal Network)
Santa Ana, CA 92701 Tel. (714) 571-5252                          Family Law. Helped 3 attorneys during assistant’s vacation.
                                                                 Contact: Renato L. Izquieta, Esq. E-mail: rizquieta@legal-aid.com

Southern Counties Oil Co.                                        Legal Assistant
1800 W. Katella Ave., Suite 400                                  03/28/03 – 06/13/03 (Temp assignment through Legal Network)
P.O. Box 4159                                                    Base Salary: $45,000
Orange, CA 92868-4159. Tel. (714) 744-7140                       Contact: Barbara Smith, Human Resources Director E-mail: smithb@scoil.com

At Southern Counties Oil Co.: Assisted in-house counsel in the Legal Dept. of a large Southern California oil company that owned multiple entities and
service stations, including Valero franchising. Responsible for tracking credit collection cases, filed small claims actions and appeared in court on behalf
of employer, negotiated payment terms and signed stipulations with full authorization from attorney. Tracked legal department’s collection costs.
Conducted real property and miscellaneous online searches for credit dept. Filed and recorded judgments, deeds, UCC forms and corporate documents
with government agencies. Insurance risk management duties included tracking insurance certificates and proper coverage levels provided to employer
by its bulk drivers, vendors, tenants, and service station owners. Tracked insurance policies and coverage levels of employer’s own entities on
spreadsheets. Considerable contact with insurance carriers in all aspects of insurance services regarding company vehicles, vessels, real properties
(added or dropped from policies as needed), tracked policy renewal dates, prepared insurance bid packages. Responsible for correspondence,
transcribing, attorney calendar, filing. Did California Dept. of Motor Vehicle (DMV) registrations, renewals and obtained vehicle or trailer titles from
financing companies once leased equipment paid off. Tracked bankruptcy filings of debtors on spreadsheet and notified appropriate entities. Filed
proofs of claim and reclamation forms with federal bankruptcy courts. Worked with outside counsel on litigation matters.

Lee Goddard LLP                                                  Legal Assistant
18500 Von Karman Ave., Suite 400                                 09/21/00 – 03/20/03
Irvine, CA 92612. Tel. (949) 253-0500                            Base Salary: $47,000 + benefits

Transactional Business law firm (Corporate/Real Estate/Securities/Intellectual Property/Trademark/Copyright, and Litigation). Provided
administrative support to assigned attorney(s), paralegal, associate attorneys and partners within firm. Duties included working on client business
matters, entity formations and related form filings with local, state, federal government or administrative agencies. Revised transactional documents,
agreements, prepared SEC forms, corporate filings, reorganizations, commercial leases, etc., under attorney supervision. Prepared closing binders,
transcribed voice-mail and correspondence, updated client files, collaborated with other assistants to complete projects; translated communications as
needed within my language combinations. Tracked attorney billable hours spreadsheets and MCLE for state and local Bar requirements.

Part-time self-employment, concurrent with all jobs (1993-2002) Freelance Translator
While employed full-time, I also worked as a professional freelance translator/interpreter as owner of Full Scope Services (English-Spanish/Spanish-
English language combinations), providing licensed language translation services specializing in the legal and business fields for about 9 1/2 years. I was
an Associate Member of the American Translators Association during that time. I am a native speaker originally from Argentina.
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY (continued):                                                                                                         Page 2 of 3

United Food & Commercial Workers Union                          Administrative Assistant, Organizing Department
(UFCW) Local 324, AFL-CIO, CLC                                  06/26/95 – 09/15/00
8530 Stanton Ave., P.O. Box 5004                                Base Salary: $44,600 + benefits
Buena Park, CA 90622. Tel. (714) 995-4601

Second largest private sector labor union in the U.S. Provided administrative support to Organizing Dept. director and staff of organizers. Prepared
correspondence, memoranda, sent political contributions to elected officials, attended fundraisers and political functions, tracked dept. expenses for
monthly expense reports, coordinated training materials and arrangements for annual Special Project Union Representative (SPUR) Training Seminar
and ongoing SPUR Program; maintained dept. calendar and director’s schedule; detailed documentation of all organizing campaigns and filing system.
Prepared unfair labor practice charges, RC certifications and other petitions for NLRB filings for nonunion shops looking to organize; collaborated with
outside counsel translating, interpreting testimony and assisting with UFCW legal matters. Exclusively responsible for translation of all Local 324
collective bargaining agreements with contracted employers. Prepared affidavits, special mailings, meeting minutes, etc. Coordinated human resources
matters with temp agency Adecco for picket line personnel and supervisors. Their applications, interviews, weekly payroll hours, assignment locations,
kept temp personnel records and updated employee lists. Provided admin. support to President & CEO of local union’s Joint Labor Management
Council and consultants. Assisted UFCW International Union reps from all over U.S. & Region 8, Western region.

(Please note: When contacting these firms, my last name was “Baumgartner” until 1996)

Law Offices of Antonio Salazar                                 Legal Assistant/Paralegal
900 Fourth Ave., Suite 1500                                    03/06/95 - 06/01/95
Seattle, WA 98164. Tel. (206) 624-6414                         Base Salary: $23,000 + benefits

Law Offices of Alfredo R. Lopez                                Legal Assistant/Paralegal
2819 First Ave., Suite 270                                     Base Salary: $20,000 + benefits
Seattle, WA 98121. Tel. (206) 448-2276                         07/27/94 - 03/03/95

Both law firms practiced Immigration, Criminal, Corporate, Personal Injury, Family Law, Probate, and Civil Litigation. Multi-faceted, expanded duties at
both. Responsible for all translation of legal documents, pleadings, notices, appeals, briefs, correspondence, did language interpretation on a daily basis
dealing with primarily Latino clientele. Administrative duties included payroll, light bookkeeping at Lopez' law office, where I supervised two law
clerks. Prepared all business communications, tracked court appearances, appointments, travel arrangements, filing, transcribing. Prioritized caseload,
interviewed clients, investigated new cases. Assisted attorneys at client meetings, hearings, and jail visits. Carried open caseload of anywhere from 360-
378+ cases at Lopez Law Offices.

Inter Asia Coordinators, Inc.                                  Administrative Assistant
4420 E. District Blvd., Vernon, CA 90058                       06/94 - 07/94 (Temp. assignment filling in for permanent staff)
Tel. (213) 584-5155                                            Base Salary: $21,000 + benefits

International marketing import/export firm. Responsible for all correspondence, preparation of shipping documents, checking inventory, receiving and
tracking inventory for warehouse. Company consisted of 3 firms within same building. A/P, A/R, filing, phones, exclusively responsible for all
translation and interpretation of written and verbal communications. Firm focused on the Americas and Asian territories.

A.A. Contractors, Inc.                                         Office Administrator
P.O. Box 3306, Arlington, WA 98223                             09/93 - 05/94 (Hired to assume Ms. Melton’s position, then promoted to Project Mgr.)
Tel. (360) 435-7400                                            Supervisor: Cindy Melton

General contractor specializing in asbestos abatement and lead-based paint abatement. Responsible for phones, filing, organizing job files and related
documents. Duties included tracking employee certifications to maintain compliance with state and local government agencies (PSAPCA, L&I). Typed
work proposals, project submittals, prepared sealed bid packages for Seattle and Spokane offices, correspondence and spreadsheets for executive
owners. Assisted bookkeeper with AP/AR. Left due to company’s relocation from Seattle to Arlington, Washington.

(Please note: When contacting these firms, my last name was “Dixon” until 1994)

Winton & Associates, Inc.                                      Administrative Assistant
15245 Pacific Hwy. S., Suite L-2,                              08/93 - 09/93 F/T (Temp. Assignment)
Seattle, WA 98188. Tel. (206) 242-9500                         Supervisor: Kathy Shirley.

Real Estate Development/ Property Management Firm.

Robinson’s/May Dept. Stores, Inc.                              Credit Authorization Clerk
Regional Credit Office                                         10/92 - 07/93 P/T
5100 Lakewood Blvd,                                            Supervisor: Jesse Reyes.
Lakewood, CA 90712. Tel. (562) 601-5069

Underground-level office. Approved or declined credit transactions via firm’s intranet review of client accounts as called in by sales associates.

Associated Business Consultants                                Data-Processing
Tax Service & Bookkeeping                                      01/93 - 04/93 (Temp. Assignment)
1727 South St., Long Beach, CA 90805                           F/T during tax season
Tel. (562) 423-5477                                            Supervisor: Jenny Elliot

Worked in main office in Long Beach. Owner held multiple locations throughout Southern California. Input and verified accuracy of state and federal
tax returns prepared by tax preparers.
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Prime Casting                                             Model
7060 Hollywood Blvd., Ste 1025,                           Registered 02/92 - 05/92 P/T
Hollywood, CA 90028. Tel. (213) 962-0378                  Supervisors: Chris Demas or Fred.

Quit modeling to attend business school, L.B. College of Business.

Target Store #T-196/ Dayton Hudson Stores                 Cashier
3705 E. South St., Long Beach, CA 90805                   09/87 - 11/87
Tel. (562) 633-8171

As a cashier, I was also responsible for stocking and restocking merchandise, seasonal store decorations, and assisting other departments according to
teamwork goals established by on-duty supervisors, which varied by shift. Salary at time was minimum wage.

EDUCATION:

National Notary Association Seminar                  July 2003            Certificate – Notary Signing Agent
National Notary Association Seminar                  June 2003            Certificate - Notary Public – commissioned 07/2004 to 07/2007
Fred Pryor/CareerTrack Seminar                      March 2000            Certificate - MS Office 2000 Workshop
Cypress Community College                      Aug. 1997 – Feb. 2000      Business Administration Coursework
NRI Schools                                         1994 - 1996           Contemporary Legal Assistant Course
Long Beach College of Business                    October 1992            Diploma in Computer Operations
Long Beach College of Business                     August 1992            Certificate in Travel & Tourism
Long Beach Polytechnic High School                January 1984            High School Diploma

SOFTWARE LEARNED AT CYPRESS COLLEGE & EMPLOYMENT:
Completed computer programming classes in Visual Basic; MSOffice (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Access/Outlook), MS FrontPage; WordPerfect, MS
Works, OmniForm/OmniPage, PageMaker, ACT, Sidekick, Adobe Acrobat, CCH Perform Plus, CDB Infotech (research), CompaRite, DeltaView; Legal
Solutions; U.S. Court Forms (pleadings/forms); Carpe Diem; Elite (time entry/billing); PDFill Form Filler.

COURSES AT LONG BEACH COLLEGE OF BUSINESS:
Completed required coursework for certification and diploma in both Computer Operations and Travel & Tourism, including: WordPerfect; Lotus 1-2-3;
DBase III Plus; MultiMate; MicroKey; Computer Programming in QBasic; Business Principles and Management; Office Procedures; Business
Communications; International Marketing; Global Economics; Bookkeeping/Recordkeeping; Word-Processing and Professional Development classes.

SPECIAL SKILLS:
About fourteen (14) years’ office experience including about seven (7) years in the legal field. Duties have included: paralegal, legal assistant,
administrative and legal secretary, income tax preparation and data entry, bookkeeping, payroll, and mid-level office administration, credit account
authorization for major retail department chain, on-site property management, language translation (at all jobs). Proficient in use of multiple office
machines and equipment. Fully bilingual in English-Spanish/Spanish-English language combinations. Currently learning Norwegian language due to
relocation in Europe. Very basic understanding of Portuguese. Excellent keyboarding and computer skills utilizing a variety of software applications:
word-processing, spreadsheets, database management, desktop publishing, online research tools. Ability to work independently with minimal
supervision and prioritize workload for maximum efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

REFERENCES:
Judith K. Goodlin                        Office Manager, Palmieri, Tyler, Wiener, Wilhelm & Waldron LLP
Tel. (949) 851-7301                      2603 Main Street - East Tower - Suite 1300, Irvine, CA 92614-4281. E-mail: jgoodlin@ptwww.com

MSgt. Christopher C. Rhoney              Independent Duty Medical Technician (IDMT) at NATO JWC Medical Aid Station
Tel.: (47) 5195-0563/0564                Jåttå, N-4032, Stavanger, Norway. E-mail: Christopher.rhoney@stavanger.af.mil

Judy Gonzalez                            Human Resources Director, Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth
Tel. (949) 725-4134                      660 Newport Center Dr., Suite 1600, Newport Beach, CA 92660. E-mail: jgonzalez@sycr.com

Mark J. Huebsch, Esq.                    Shareholder and Partner, Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth. E-mail: mhuebsch@sycr.com
Tel. (949) 725-4167                      660 Newport Center Dr., Suite 1600, Newport Beach, CA 92660. I assisted Mr. Huebsch at SYCR.

Margaret Velez Gomez                     Legal Search Consultant, Legal Network, Inc.
Tel. (949) 752-8800                      2151 Michelson, Suite 135, Irvine, CA 92612. E-mail: mgomez@legalnetwork.cc

Renato L. Izquieta, Esq.                 Legal Aid Society of O.C.
Tel. (714) 571-5200                      902 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701. E-mail: rizquieta@legal-aid.com

Barbara Smith, HR Director               Assigned to Robert W. Bollar, Esq., In-house Counsel, Southern Counties Oil Co.
Tel. (714) 744-7140                      E-mail: smithb@scoil.com or smithb@scfuels.com

Kelly Calkins, Office Administrator      Assigned to Dennis J. Rasor, Esq., Associate Attorney, Lee Goddard LLP.
Tel. (949) 253-0500, Ext. 111            18500 Von Karman Ave., Suite 400, Irvine, CA 92612. Tel. (949) 253-0500

                                                    Additional references available upon request