Kari joined Dudensing Law in 2011, and has over 30 years of experience as a litigation secretary and office administrator working on high profile litigation matters in federal, state and appellate courts. She has a strong knowledge of civil procedure, local, state and federal rules, calendaring/docketing, and experience with all facets of case work up to and including trial and post-trial work. She previously worked for Mark Merin focusing on civil rights which has integrated nicely into defending the rights of elders and their families.
Kari is a California Certified Legal Secretary and a member of NALS and LSI. She has previously served on the CCLS Certifying Board for Legal Secretaries, Inc., and previously served as President, Vice President, Governor and Secretary, as well as other various committee positions, for Capitol City Legal Professionals Association, a former chapter of LSI.
As a way to maintain her level of knowledge, Kari is actively involved in continuing her education and regularly attends seminars, study groups and meetings. CCLS certification is achieved by passing a comprehensive examination on Law Office Administration, Reasoning and Ethics, Legal Computations, Skills, Ability to Communicate, Legal Terminology, and California Legal Procedure, including Real Estate law, Probate and Estate Planning, Family law, Corporations, and Civil Litigation.