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Kristin E. Hobbs
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Kristin E. Hobbs

Practice areas:

Insurance, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice

About Me

Ever since participating in a mock trial in elementary school I've wanted to be a trial attorney.  Immediately after passing the bar exam on my first attempt, I opened up shop specializing in personal injury, insurance bad faith, and wage and hour class actions.  Within a year I had the results to back up my passion.  


 


Eleven months after opening I settled my first case for $257,500 against an insurance company in a bad faith action with only $21,000 in policy benefits at issue.  A couple months later, and another $615,000.00 against an international product manufacturer, I knew I was on to something.   We recently resolved a $250,000 medical malpractice case in favor of my client.


 


I am currently co-lead counsel on Moore v. Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. and Martinez v. Guess?, Inc., wage & hour class actions with thousands of putative class members.  


 


In addition, I am handling numerous auto accident, insurance bad faith, slip/trip and fall accidents, and other personal injury matters in both state and federal court.


 


Please contact my office today to discuss any legal issue or questions you may have.  I always offer free initial consultations and handle most cases on a contingency basis.  I take a personal interest in each of my cases, even the small ones, and work diligently towards resolution.  I hope to hear from you soon!  


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2011

  1. Insurance: 60%
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
  3. Medical Malpractice: 10%

Attorney Endorsements

94 total 

  • Adam A Studnicki

    Ms. Hobbs is a valuable asset to this community. Her dedication to the law and her clients is admirable.

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  • James Brice Newell

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Contact Info

Shernoff Bidart Echeverria Bentley

600 South Indian Hill Blvd.
Claremont, CA, 91711

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive201105/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top AttorneyPasadena Magazine2014
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2014
2013 Top AttorneyPasadena Magazine2013
Staff EditorLaw ReviewN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Law ClerkLaw Offices of Robert Dourian2010 - 2011
Law ClerkWaldron & Bragg2007 - 2010

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Western San Bernardino County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember2010 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesMember2009 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
$257,500 confidential insurance bad faith settlementSettled prior to MSJ hearing for $257,500
Moore v. Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc.class action co-lead counsel
Caldwell v. Chafin, et al.settled for $58,000 in favor of client

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Los Angeles Daily JournalCalifornia is on the Winning Side of the Ultimate Fighting Battle2008

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of La Verne College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A