Kristen Gonzales Roberts is the Founder and Managing attorney of Trestle Law, APC where she primarily focuses her practice on helping businesses and their owners develop, protect, and police their brands and other valuable company intellectual property. Kristen is highly experienced in the fields of trademark and copyright law, both from transactional as well as litigation standpoints. She has litigated in both the Central and Southern Districts of California, as well as before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. In addition to zealously representing and protecting her clients' intellectual property interests, Kristen is well-versed in the areas of business law and employment counseling.
Kristen is Japanese, Jamaican, Mexican, and Swedish, and was born and raised in California. She has lived in San Diego for nearly fifteen years, where she has lived in District 8, District 3, as well as District 2. She is a classically trained opera singer and is involved with various arts and education programs in San Diego. She is also a former member of the City of San Diego Salary Setting Commission, and an adjunct faculty member at her alma mater, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where she taught several intellectual property courses. Kristen resides in Bay Park with her husband, 3 year old, and two rambunctious boxers.