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The Staff


Melinda "Babette" Fernando


Babette Fernando joined Skootsky & Der LLP at its inception, in December, 2005 as Office Administrator/Legal Assistant.  Ms. Fernando holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications majoring in Journalism.

Her work includes overseeing the day-to-day activities of the firm focusing on office/personnel management and client billing.  Aside from handling administrative matters, Ms. Fernando is also a legal assistant. 


Ms. Fernando has 25 years of experience working in the legal field.



Association of Legal Administrators
International Society of Legal Administrators
Institute of Administrative Management



e. bfernando@skootskyder.com

p. 415.979.9800 ext. 5



Kristin J. Kisker


Kristin J. Kisker joined Skootsky & Der LLP as a paralegal in 2013. Ms. Kisker graduated from the Paralegal Studies program at San Francisco State University with highest honors. Her elective coursework focused on Probate, Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning. She also received a Master of Arts degree with high honors in International Relations from Webster University in London, UK and a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in Journalism from Ithaca College.



San Francisco Paralegal Association, Trusts & Estates Practice Section



From Buffalo, New York; moved to the Bay Area in 2013.




e: kkisker@skootskyder.com

p: 415.979.9800 ext. 7



Sabrina K. Ikemire


Sabrina Ikemire joined Skootsky & Der as a paralegal in 2017. Ms. Ikemire graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara Paralegal Studies program. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from San Francisco State University.

Throughout her legal career, Ms. Ikemire has had experience in different areas of law including litigation, construction, education, trust and estate planning and labor and employment. Ms. Ikemire has over 17 years of paralegal experience, including litigation, estate planning, trust and estate administration, mediations and trials.




e: sikemire@skootskyder.com

p: 415.979.9800 ext. 8



Jialin"Corinna" Zeng


Corinna Zeng joined Skootsky & Der LLP in August 2017 as an Administrative Assistant. Ms. Zeng has 10 years of experience in administrative work. She is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.



Born in China; lived and worked in Canada for 7 years then moved to the Bay Area in 2014.




e: czeng@skootskyder.com

p: 415.979.9800



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