After building her skill base in a “big-firm” environment and honing her practice in a regional boutique firm, Kristina M. Reed founded Law Office of Kristina M. Reed in 2008. Kristina has a strong reputation for providing results-driven client-focused legal services. Kristina leverages her “big-firm” training to provide quality and efficient legal services to her clients. She utilizes the latest technology and brings a practical approach to her client’s legal needs.

Honors and Awards

Published Articles

Working In A Transactional Setting: The Indispensable Transactional Legal Secretary.  The Legal Secretary, February 2015

From the Great Firewall of China to the Berlin Firewall: The Cost of Content Regulation on Internet Commerce. The Transnational Lawyer, Vol. 13, No. 1. Fall 2000

Community and Charitable Activities

  • Small Business Legal Clinic, Director, 2017 – present
  • SCORE, Volunteer Business Counselor, 2017 – 2020
  • Girl Scout Troop Leader, Girl Scout Heart of Central California, 2016 – present
  • 100+ Women Who Care Sacramento Valley, Founding Member, 2015 – present
  • Adjunct Professor, Legal Research, Alliant University, 2013-2015
  • Calling All Dreamers Competition, Downtown Sacramento Partnership, 2013-2014
  • El Dorado County Superior Court Dispute Resolution Temporary Judge
  • Heald College, Paralegal Program, Advisory Board Member, 2012-2014
  • Center for Youth Citzenship’s High School Mock Trial Competition, Mock Trial Attorney Coach, 2004-2005


  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - J.D. - 2000

    with a Concentration in Advocacy

    • Honors in Trial Advocacy, Spring 1999; Mock Trial Scrimmage Team, 1999-2000
    • Book Award, Honors at Entrance and Academic Excellence Scholarships Recipient
    • Member of the Anthony M. Kennedy American Inn of Court, 1999-2000
    • The Transnational Lawyer, Comment Writer and Assistant Articles Editor, 1998-2000
    • Research Assistant for Professor Christine Manolakas, 1998-200 – Assisted with the research and writing of article, “Trade in Technology Within the Free Trade Zone: The Impact of the WTO Agreement, NAFTA, and Tax Treaties on the NAFTA Signatories,” Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business, Fall 2000, Vol. 21, No. 1.
    • Law Clerk for the County Counsels’ Association of California, 1998-2000 - Assisted with the research and writing of the League of California Cities/Litigation Coordination Program, California State Association of Counties (1999 Ed.) A Little Help From One’s Friends: Summary of Rules of Court and Procedural Considerations Relating to Amicus Participation.

  • Christopher Newport University, Political Science (International Relations Concentration) - B.S. - 1995

    • Order of Omega Honor Society; Dean’s List
    • Phi Mu Fraternity for Women: President, Panhellenic Delegate, 1991-1995
    • Phi Mu Foundation Graduate Academic Scholarship Recipient

Bar Associations

  • California State Bar

    *Real Property Law Section *Business Law Section

  • Virginia State Bar
  • Sacramento County Bar Association

    *Real Property Law Section

  • Commercial Real Estate Women

    Member Since: 2004 - 2008

  • Anthony M. Kennedy American Inn of Court

    Member Since: 1999 - 2000

Client Reviews

Kristina was amazing for all aspects of our FSBO. Super smooth process, worked hard to get our tight framework met. Highly recommend!!

Barbara C.

Kristina Reed handled the legal work of creating a corporation for my photography business in the state of California. She was extremely professional to work with and very prompt in her response times. She explained everything in language I could understand and helped me navigate the process...

Amy W.

As the co-owner of a small business, the process of selling assets was overwhelming. It was great to have [Kristina Reed's] advice throughout every step of a very demanding and hectic process. We were very pleased with [Kristina Reed's] class, focus and approachability. [Kristina Reed] always acted...

Todd S.

I reached out to Kristina to assist with drafting some contractual real estate paperwork, and was not disappointed. She provided a prompt response and was very helpful in accommodating my request. Her expertise ensured a thorough conclusion. I would gladly recommend Kristina to other individuals...

Stephen R.