Karena Ruiz has been employed by Homan & Stone for over 2 years and has 9 years of legal experience. Karena was initially hired at Homan & Stone as a file clerk, while simultaneously attending college to obtain her paralegal certificate. Within a few short months, she was promoted to a legal assistant. She then completed an ABA certified paralegal program and immediately started practicing as a paralegal. Ms. Ruiz currently manages an extensive case load which involves preparing correspondence, subpoenas, drafting discovery responses and mediation briefs, preparing settlement documents including settlement demands, negotiating liens and trial preparation.