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A practicing trial attorney for 19 years, in California and Georgia. Former Deputy District Attorney. Former patient advocate for mental health patients committed against their wishes. Criminal defense and DUI-DWI defense experience. Previous experience in both civil and criminal litigation.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    13 years, 20 cases
  2. Litigation: 20%
    20 years, 35 cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 10%
    10 years, 80 cases
  4. Criminal Defense: 10%
    10 years, 600 cases
  5. Other: 10%
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Contingent (30-40%), Fixed (sometimes)

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Attorney endorsements

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  • Lawrence Abram Kohn

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Kristen for a number of years. She spent time doing both prosecution and defense. She has a terrific demeanor and fights hard for her clients. In trial she is tenacious with an incredible record of winning.


    Lawrence Kohn DUI and DWI Attorney
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  • Maurice H. Hilliard Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. Kristen has my vote as a top-tier personal injury Lawyer. She is good person and a first class litigator.


    Maurice Hilliard DUI and DWI Attorney
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Contact info


GAActive Member in Good Standing 201308/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
MSE National Mock Trial WinnerMastering Scientific Evidence Seminar2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateWilliam C. Head, Law Office2013 - Present
General CounselHeadlines Marketing Corp2003 - 2013
Deputy District AttorneyMerced County District Attorneys Office2001 - 2001
AssociateLaw Offices Of Lawrence Taylor2001 - 2003
Deputy District AttorneyCounty Of San Bernardino1999 - 2001
Contract AttorneyMilberg Weiss Bershad Hynes & Lerach1998 - 1999
Staff Attorney for University of San Diego School of LawUniversity Of San Diego School Of Law1995 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2013 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1997 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Complex DUI case involving Intoximeter EC-IR CaseCase dismissal
Underage driver acquitted of DUI, reckless drivingAcquitted of all charges
Heaven's Gate Member FreedWon hearing, client released
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Publication nameTitleDate
Headlines Marketing Corporation publicationThe DUI Book - California Edition2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of Nevada-RenoHistory and Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
DUI BootcampWitness Preparation in a DUI Trial2007
10th Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI-DWI CasesMock Trial of a DUI Case - Prosecutor2003