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Kris grew up in Los Angeles, California and attended the University of Southern California where he graduated with majors in Philosophy and Political Science, with honors.  Kris then attended Lewis and Clark Law School where he graduated with certification in Criminal Law. 

Kris has worked for the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office where he practiced complex civil liabilities defense.  Kris has also worked for the Lewis and Clark Legal Clinic and Multnomah Courthouse.  Kris currently works for Jeffrey Barrar, P.S. where he practices criminal defense and has represented hundreds of clients. 


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
    8 years, 3 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    8 years
  3. Domestic Violence: 25%
    8 years
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    8 years



Contingent (25-40%), Fixed (always), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Nicholas A. Wood

    Kris is a talented attorney that works very hard to ensure that his clients achieve the best possible resolutions. I endorse him with complete faith and confidence.


    Nicholas Wood Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Krisztia. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Most Trial Wins Clark County District CourtJeffrey Barrar2012
Certificate in Criminal LawLewis and Clark Law School2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyJeffrey Barrar P.S.2009 - Present
ClerkLos Angeles City Attorney's Office2002 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Inns of CourtMember2012 - Present
Multnomah Bar AssociationAttorney2010 - Present
Clark County Bar AssociationAttorney2010 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2010 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Western District of Washington chapter)Member2010 - Present
Washington Defender AssociationAttorney2009 - Present
Federal Bar Western District of WashingtonMember2009 - Present
Oregon State BarMember2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Marovic v. H$87,000 Plaintiff's verdict plus costs
City of Vancouver v. VNot Guilty Verdict
City of Vancouver v. RNot Guilty Verdict
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolCriminal LawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of Southern CaliforniaPhilosophy & Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
PCC Career WorkshopAccess to Justice2008
Forward ColoradoFederal Election Law2008