Kristin is dedicated to helping others live the American dream. She studied economic opportunities for women outside of the home in Guarjila, El Salvador. While there, she saw firsthand the desire and heartbreak that many experience when trying to immigrate to the United States. Kristin spent time in Mexico and Peru to sharpen her language skills. After moving to Houston, Texas, to become an immigration caseworker at Catholic Charities, Kristin helped many people achieve their dreams of becoming United States citizens.
Kristin is an immigration attorney you can trust. After working in Houston, Kristin returned to her alma mater, Santa Clara University, to start her legal career. She graduated from the School of Law as a Thurgood Marshall Scholar with a Certificate in Public Interest and Social Justice Law. Since her graduation, Kristin worked at the Bay Area's largest provider of civil legal services where she helped her clients achieve citizenship and freedom.
Kristin will protect you and your children when your family is struggling. In her many years of practice, Kristin has seen the struggles that people experience when a relationship is ending. Whether her clients sought an amicable separation or help fighting off an abusive spouse, Kristin represented her clients aggressively and with dignity. As a mother, Kristin knows how important it is to protect the interests of children. Whether through establishing paternity or securing a child support order, Kristin treated her clients' children as if they were her own.