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Yvette M.

Christian
ycbafe0c@westpost.net

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
CITGO Petroleum Corporation * Houston, Texas
Contract Commercial Paralegal/Legal Assistant
Contract Corporate Governance Paralegal
October 2009 - current
(temporary position)
* Assist with finance closing
* Gather and upload requested due diligence documents in electronic data room
* Prepare and file annual reports for the company and its affiliates
* File correspondences and documents on eShelf
* Coordinate and schedule meetings and conference calls
* Prepare minutes from Operations Committee meetings
* Schedule Operations Committee meetings
* File registrations and annual reports with the Secretary of State
* Assist corporate secretary as needed
Haynes and Boone, LLP * Houston, Texas
Corporate & Real Estate Paralegal
February 2000 - September 2009
* Basic corporate governance (ie. draft formation documents, qualifications, co
mpany agreements, consents, assume name applications, dissolutions, resolutions
and stock certificates)
* Miscellaneous filings, including, corporate formations, qualifications and ce
rtain real estate documents with the secretary of state and county clerks
* Attend and assist with closings and work closely with attorneys and clients o
n post closing items, including, preparation of loan binders
* Prepare and paper file correspondences to clients
* Prepare, coordinate and manage UCC financing statements
* Prepare and maintain corporate minute books, including stock ledgers
* Perform electronic research using Lexis, EDGAR and the internet
* Assist with due diligence document review
* Review Title Commitments and Mortgagee Title Policies
* Prepare Title Objection Memorandums
* Review land surveys for objections
* Draft developmental loan documents
* Draft Memorandums of Lease
* Assist with Blue Sky Filings and Hart-Scott-Rodino Filings
Haynes and Boone, LLP * Houston, Texas
Corporate & Finance Legal Secretary
August 1999 - February 2000
* Prepare and file UCC liens in their respective jurisdictions
* Schedule CLE courses
* Attorney billing
* Revise miscellaneous documents such as Prospectus, Security Agreements, Credi
t Agreements, Loan Agreements, Promissory Notes, Indentures and Preliminary Offe
ring Memorandums
Butler & Binion, L.L.P. * Houston, Texas
Corporate & Finance Legal Secretary
November 4, 1996 - August 1999
* Prepare and file UCC liens in their respective jurisdictions
* Schedule CLE courses
* Attorney billing
* Revise miscellaneous documents such as Prospectus, Security Agreements, Credi
t Agreements, Loan Agreements, Promissory Notes, Indentures and Preliminary Offe
ring Memorandums
* Assist with overflow work
PROFILE
* Loyal * Organized * Detail oriented
* Ambitious * Computer literate * Able to work with various personalities
* Ability to meet deadlines * Team player
* Multi-Tasker
* Work well under pressure * Professional
EDUCATION
NORTH HARRIS MONTGOMERY COLLEGE
Associates of Applied Science for Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary Certificate

SKILLS
Software:
* WordPerfect 6.0 & 8.0
* Word for Windows 95
* Word for Windows 2000
* Outlook
* Excel
* Adobe 8.0 & 9.0
* CD Tracker
* TeamConnect
* eShelf
* SharePoint
Research:
* Internet
* Securities and Exchange Commission
* Secretary of State and County Clerk's websites
* Edgar
* Lexis-Nexis
* Dunn & Bradstreet
* Various search engines
Office Equipment:
* Dictaphone
* Copier
* Fax machine
* Miscellaneous office equipment
COMMUNITY PROJECTS
Assist and help coordinate a firm wide garage sale the paralegals hosted with pr
oceeds going to UNICEF.
Assist in the United Way Days of Caring.
REFERENCES

Steven A. Buxbaum (Supervisor)


Partner - Corporate Section Head
Haynes and Boone, LLP
713.547.2000
Bruce Merwin (Supervisor)
Partner - Real Estate
Haynes and Boone, LLP
713.547.2000
Bill Nelson
Partner - Corporate
Haynes and Boone, LLP
713.547.2000
Secretaries who have assisted (can also act as peer references):
Sandy Jones
Haynes and Boone, LLP
713.547.2000

Jayne Yawn
Fulbright & Jaworski
713.651.5396
Others:
Kathleen Vigue
Capitol Services
800.345.4647
Howard Volz
CT Corporation System
713.332.3775

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