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Kristen Gonzales Roberts focuses her practice on civil litigation in San Diego, California, with a specific emphasis on business, employment, and intellectual property litigation. Roberts represents local businesses in defending against wrongful termination actions, discrimination claims, employee disputes, and EEOC claims. Further, Roberts has experience handling real property litigation, premises liability actions, and also handles trademark litigation matters both before the United States Patent and Trademark Office Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of California.




Roberts actively serves on the San Diego Lawyers Club Lawyers without Courtrooms Committee, Reproductive Rights and Advocacy Committee, and Networking Events Committee. Additionally, Roberts serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for Empower Charter San Diego, a newly approved charter school in San Diego, which touts a Spanish Immersion program to produce bilingual, bi-literate students, in addition to offering an inquiry-based, fitness centered educational program, accessible to all of San Diego county.  Roberts is passionate about the need for cross-cultural edification and rectification of the current childhood obesity epidemic. Roberts is also a LRIS Intellectual Property Panel member and San Diego County Bar Association member. 




Roberts graduated from Scripps College for Women with a degree in Music and an emphasis in vocal performance. Roberts earned her J.D. Cum Laude from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where she was a Notes Editor of the Thomas Jefferson Law Review. She is licensed to practice in California and the U.S. District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of California.



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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
  2. Business: 20%
  3. Employment: 20%
  4. Intellectual Property: 20%



Hourly ($175-375/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Trestle Law, APC

2169 First Ave.
San Diego, CA, 92101


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding Young Attorney 2013San Diego Daily Transcript2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselSan Diego Law Firm2014 - Present
Founder and Managing AttorneyTrestle Law, APC2014 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorThomas Jefferson School of Law2014 - Present
AttorneySan Diego Law Firm2011 - 2014
Association namePosition nameDuration
Thomas Jefferson Alumni Association Board of DirectorsBoard Member2014 - Present
Lawyers Club of San DiegoN/A2013 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010