Kristina M. Edrington
Kristina M. Edrington is an associate attorney at Pleiss Sitar McGrath Gates & Ajello. Prior to coming to PSMH&H, Kristina handled cases including personal injury, construction defect, HOA-related issues, and business litigation. She prides herself on her ability to put clients at ease and translate legalese into layman’s terms so that her clients are fully informed and comfortable with the litigation process.
Though born in Santa Monica, Kristina was raised just outside of Denver, Colorado and came back to California after receiving her bachelor’s degree from Western State Colorado University in Gunnison, Colorado. After graduating, she left the snowy mountains for sunny California and received her J.D. from Whittier Law School here in Orange County, where she graduated cum laude.
During her time at Whittier, she was an active member of the community, serving on various organization boards, including President of the Student Bar Association, Senior Staff Editor on the Whittier Law Review, as well as being on the internal practice team for the Alternative Dispute Resolutions Honor Board. She received several awards and distinctions at Whittier, including CALI Awards for earning the highest grade in several courses, the Dean’s Citation Award, and made the Dean’s List and Honor Roll multiple times. After graduating from Whittier, Kristina received her LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from The George Washington Law School in Washington, DC.
Kristina loves to travel and has spent an extended period of time in a number of locations, including Hong Kong, Barcelona, and Costa Rica, where she volunteered at a sea turtle conservatory. In her free time, she enjoys music, movies, card and board games, playing golf and pickleball, and spending time with family and friends.