December 4, 2018 - Butterfield Schechter LLP is pleased to announce that Senior Paralegal Kristine Custodio was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the San Diego Paralegal Association (SDPA). Following the firm's dedication to leadership and connecting with the community, Kristine has also taken an active role in the legal community as a director for the San Diego Paralegal Association (and past President). Kristine is also a past president of the California Alliance of Paralegal Associations and is a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants*Paralegals (NALA) Professional Development Committee (PDC), focusing on NALA's leadership development program. Kristine previously served for three years on NALA's Continuing Education Council overseeing NALA's educational offerings and content for NALA's magazine, Facts & Findings. She is also active in the business community and is as an officer for the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of San Diego County and the Chair of the City of San Diego Citizens' Equal Opportunity Commission.