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Kristin Elizabeth Rizzo

About me

Kristin Rizzo is an award-winning attorney and owner of Rizzo Law, PC. Kristin is experienced, knowledgeable and committed to advocating on behalf of employees and consumers. She is passionate, creative, and dedicated to achieving results for her clients. Since opening her law practice, Kristin has obtained millions of dollars in awards and settlements on behalf of her clients.


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Practice areas


  1. Employment & Labor: 50%
  2. Wrongful Termination: 20%
  3. Discrimination: 15%
  4. Sexual Harassment: 15%



Contingent (35-40%), Free consultation (10 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Brent James Pfeiffer

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    Brent Pfeiffer Workers Compensation Attorney
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  • Natalie Prescott

    Kristin is a wonderful attorney, who is always very personable and professional in her work. She is easy to talk to, and she has a great reputation in the community. I recommend Kristin without hesitation!


    Natalie Prescott Car Accidents Attorney
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Contact info

Rizzo Law, PC

185 West F Street, Suite 430
San Diego, CA, 92101


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Attorney - Rising StarCalifornia Lawyer Magazine2015
Top AttorneySan Diego Daily Transcript2013
Recent AlumniUniversity of San Diego, School of Law2012
Judge David R. Thompson AwardRed Boudreau Annual Award2012
Top Young AttorneysSan Diego Daily Transcript2011
Bar StarsSan Diego County Bar Association2011
Bar StarsSan Diego County Bar Association2010
Top Young AttorneysSan Diego Daily Transcript2009
Bar StarsSan Diego County Bar Association2009
Pro Bono ServiceWiley Manual2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney - FounderRizzo Law, PC2010 - Present
AttorneyHiggs, Fletcher & Mack, LLP2007 - 2010
AttorneyHosey & Bahrambeygui2004 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Diego County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2014 - Present
San Diego County Bar Association, New Lawyer DivisionPast President2011 - 2011
San Diego County Bar Association, New Lawyer DivisionPresident2010 - 2010
San Diego County Bar Association, New Lawyer DivisionBoard of Directors2007 - 2011
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Sexual Orientation DiscriminationTrial Verdict
Sexual HarassmentSix Figure Settlement
Racial DiscriminationSix Figure Settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
California Lawyer MagazineNetworking Know-How2013
San Diego Attorney JournalEmpowering Employees2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of California - San DiegoN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lawyers Club of San DiegoIncrease Your Visibility2013
San Diego Public Law LibraryA Guide to California Leave Laws, understanding the FMLA, CFRA and PDL2012