Catherine received her B.S. in Psychology from Portland State University in 2003. She received her paralegal certificate from the University of San Diego in the Fall of 2005 and graduated with honors. During her time at the University of San Diego, she interned at Wilkinson and Finkbeiner, LLP, a family law firm. In January 2006, Catherine began working as a real estate and transactional paralegal at Whitney M. Skala, A P.C. She joined the Ashburn Law Office as a transactional paralegal in March 2017.
General business representation and counseling, from choice of entity and entity formation through business transfers and dissolutions
Preparation and negotiation of both routine and complex agreements and transactions, including shareholder agreements and buy-sell agreements, nondisclosure and confidentiality agreements, independent contractor agreements and service agreements, employment agreements, real property lease agreements, software licensing agreements and technology transfers, website development and other internet agreements, finder's fee agreements, distribution and joint marketing agreements, and attorney opinion letters on various matters
Assisting clients with corporate governance and maintenance, stock transactions, multi-state compliance, tax compliance, licensing and employment matters
Conducting alternative dispute resolution as party representative or as a mediator
Steven received his law degree in 1996 from the University of San Diego School of Law and is in his twentieth year of practice. He received a B.A. in Economics and a minor in Management from the University of California, Irvine, in 1992. He completed Mediation Skills Training with the San Diego Mediation Center in 2003. He has lectured for the National Business Institute, the Small Business Development and International Trade Center, and the North County Estate Planning Group. He is a member of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California and the Business and Corporate Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association.