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Kristina Pedroso - Attorney

Kristina Pedroso

Attorney

Kristina brings a wide variety of legal experience to the firm stemming from having her own bankruptcy and estate planning practice, to working in-house to a credit solutions company and with a number of civil litigation firms throughout Southern and Northern California.  Kristina is experienced in all phases of litigation including preparing dispositive motions at the initial pleadings stage, discovery, taking and defending depositions, including expert depositions, drafting and arguing various motions in court, mediation/alternative dispute resolution, and preparing cases for trial. 

She currently represents clients in employment law and business litigation matters, with claims involving: various types of discrimination, sexual harassment, wage and hour, and wrongful termination.  Her business litigation matters include: purchase and sale of practices, purchase asset drafting, and disputes, including breach of non-compete covenants, as well as commercial lease disputes and negotiations. 

Kristina uses her many skills to provide the best representation for her clients and prides herself on achieving swift and beneficial results, saving clients time and money in the long-run.

She previously worked for a national law firm where she represented a broad range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, in the technology, transportation, and construction industries. She litigated complex, multiparty actions in the areas of premises liability, product liability, bodily injury, wrongful death, real estate, construction defect, and business litigation. Kristina has won several motions, resolving cases at the preliminary pleading stage and even pre-litigation stage. 

Kristina is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in History.  She then attended the University of San Diego School of Law where she received her Juris Doctor.  Kristina is a member of the State Bar of California.

Fun Facts About Kristina

What energizes you outside of work? Vacation and going out to restaurants with friends

What’s your guilty pleasure? I like getting massages frequently.

Have you ever met anyone famous? Yes, Tom Cruise.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever heard? “You should sit and meditate for 20 minutes, unless you’re too busy, then you should sit and meditate for an hour.” — Zen Saying

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A lawyer since 9 years old.

What’s the top destination on your must-visit list? Antarctica.

What’s your favorite all-time movie? Godfather 1 and 2.

Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D.
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A. History

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