Kristen G. Roberts – Founder & Managing Attorney
Kristen G. Roberts is the Founder and Managing Attorney of Trestle Law. Kristen understands the need for individuals and businesses owners to feel comfortable contacting their attorneys. She has carried this notion with her through her years of practice, where she developed long-lasting relationships with her entire diverse client base.
So what is Trestle Law? Through the firm, Kristen provides custom branding consultation and works to develop and protect the intellectual property of her clients. She has experience litigating opposition and cancellation proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and has also litigated trademark infringement matters in the U.S. District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of California. Further, Roberts provides businesses ranging from 2-5,000 employees with general counsel representation, and has rendered transactional and litigation services in all areas of corporate, employment, and contractual law.
In addition to her practice, Roberts actively serves on the Lawyers Club San Diego Lawyers without Courtrooms Committee, Reproductive Rights and Advocacy Committee, Networking Events Committee, and Professional Advancement Committee. Roberts serves as a Board Trustee of Empower Charter San Diego, a fitness-focused, Spanish immersion charter school in the Linda Vista region. Roberts was named a San Diego Daily Transcript 2013 Young Attorney finalist, and she serves on the Thomas Jefferson Alumni Association Board of Directors. Additionally, she acts as an adjunct professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where she provides instruction in the area of intellectual property.
Roberts graduated from Scripps College for Women with a degree in Music and an emphasis in vocal performance, and is a classically trained opera singer. Roberts earned her J.D. Cum Laude from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where she was a Notes Editor with 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.