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Jul 9 - Aug 27
Small Business Legal Clinic

Get Your Legal Questions Answered This Summer

California Capital Financial Development Corporation will host a Small Business Legal Clinic free of charge to small business owners on Mondays & Fridays, July 9th through August 27th.

Kristina Reed, JD, is a local lawyer, teacher, and business counselor that will be available for one-on-one consultations with business owners seeking guidance or answers to legal questions. 30-minute meetings will take place via Microsoft Teams video conferencing.

Appointments Available Mondays & Fridays
MONDAYS: 8:30am to 5:00pm
FRIDAYS: 8:30am to 3:00pm

An appointment can be reserved through California Capital Financial Development Corporation. Click the Sign-Up button below. California Capital will get in contact via email with preliminary documents that must be filled out to secure the meeting time and receive the Teams link for the video call.

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July 7, 2021
Kristina M. Reed Honored as a 2021 Super Lawyer in Northern California by SUPER LAWYERS

Kristina Michelle Reed has been selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers list for the 10th year in a row. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive this honor.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and regional magazines and newspapers across the country.


August 20, 2020
Kristina Reed Quoted in Sacramento Business Journal Article

In a Sacramento Business Journalarticle "HOLDING BACK THE FLOOD: A wave of commercial evictions and lawsuits may be coming if Congress doesn't act soon", Kristina Reed discussed the state of commercial lease rent payment issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.


August 14, 2020
Kristina M. Reed Named to the "Top Lawyers List 2020" by the Sacramento Magazine.

Kristina M. Reed was named to the "Top Lawyers List 2020" for her real estate practice by Sacramento Magazine. The Sacramento Magazine annually names the top attorneys in the Sacramento area as selected by their peers. Sacramento area attorneys were asked whom they would recommend, other than themselves, in 56 specialty practice areas. The nominees were then evaluated on the basis of the survey results, the legitimacy of their licenses and their standing with The State Bar of California. Qualifying attorneys who received the highest number of votes were named to the list.


July 2, 2020
Kristina M. Reed Honored as a 2019 Super Lawyer in Northern Californiaby SUPER LAWYERS

Kristina Michelle Reedhas been selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers list for the 9th year in a row. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive this honor.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and regional magazines and newspapers across the country.


August 7, 2019
Kristina M. Reed Makes Guest Appearance on Coffee With The Co-Brokers Live at RE/MAX Gold

WatchKristina discuss best practices for real estate agents when the DRE Comes A'Knockin


July 2, 2019
Kristina M. Reed Honored as a 2019 Super Lawyer in Northern Californiaby SUPER LAWYERS

Kristina Michelle Reedhas been selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers list for the 8th year in a row. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive this honor.

Super Lawyers,a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and regional magazines and newspapers across the country.


July 17, 2017
Kristina M. Reed Honored as a 2017 Super Lawyer in Northern Californiaby SUPER LAWYERS

Kristina Michelle Reedhas been selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers list for the 6th year in a row. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive this honor.

"The objective of Super Lawyers’ patented multiphase selection process is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel."


July 9, 2015
Kristina M. Reed Honored as a 2015 Super Lawyer in Northern Californiaby SUPER LAWYERS

Kristina Michelle Reedhas been selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers list for the 4th year in a row. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive this honor.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyersfrom more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Bar associations and courts across the country have recognized the legitimacy of the Super Lawyers selection process. Most recently, the New Jersey Supreme Court upheld the findings of a Special Master assigned by the court to, among other things, examine the details of our process. In his July 2008 report, the Special Master lauded Super Lawyer's lawyer-rating process, stating:

“[The Super Lawyers selection process] is a comprehensive, good-faith and detailed attempt to produce a list of lawyers that have attained high peer recognition, meet ethical standards, and have demonstrated some degree of achievement in their field."

"Suffice to asay, the selection procedures employed by [Super Lawyers] are very sophisticated, comprehensive and complex."


February 2015

Magazine Image - Kristina M. ReedArticle by Kristina M. Reed Featured the February 2015 Edition of the Legal Secretary

Kristina Reed’s article, Working In A Transactional Setting: The Indispensable Transactional Legal Secretary, was featured in the February 2015 edition of The Legal Secretary. Kristina provided advice to legal secretaries working in a transactional legalsetting. Follow this link to read the Article.


August 29, 2014
Kristina M. Reed Recognized as “Best of the Bar 2014” by the Sacramento Business Journal.

Kristina M. Reedwas recognized as “Best of the Bar 2014” by the Sacramento Business Journal. The Sacramento Business Journal recognized local attorneys who have been nominated by their peers and then vetted by a panel of 20 well-known lawyers on a peer-review panel.


August 16, 2014
Kristina M. Reed Presents Seminar - Commercial Leasing: Nuts & Bolts and Pitfalls.

Kristina M. Reedpresents seminar to the August 2014 Conferenceof the 2014-2015 Board of Governors of Legal Secretaries, Incorporated in Sacramento, California. Registration form


July 3, 2014
Kristina M. Reed Honored as a 2014 Super Lawyer in Northern Californiaby SUPER LAWYERS

Kristina Michelle Reedhas been selected to the 2014 Northern California Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.


September 6, 2013
Kristina M. Reed Recognized as “Best of the Bar 2013” by the Sacramento Business Journal.

Kristina M. Reed was recognized as “Best of the Bar 2013” by the Sacramento Business Journal. The Sacramento Business Journal recognized local attorneys who have been nominated by their peers and then vetted by a panel of their peers.


August 16, 2013
Kristina M. Reed Quoted by Sacramento Business Journal

Kristina Reedwas quoted in today's edition of the Sacramento Business Journal. Kristina provided advice to commercial tenantson renewing their commercial leases.


July 1, 2013
Kristina M. Reed Honored as a 2013 Rising Star in Northern Californiaby SUPER LAWYERS

For the second year in a row, Kristina Michelle Reedhas been named to the Northern California Rising Starslist as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in Northern California for 2013. Rising Stars are 40 years of age or younger or have been in practice for 10 years or less. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. Attorneys selected for inclusion in the list of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are nominated by their peers before undergoing "rigorous" evaluations in a number of areas of "peer recognition and professional achievement," according to Super Lawyers selection process. The objective, the magazine says, is to "create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys." Recognition is based on surveys of approximately 52,000 active lawyers in Northern California, independent research by Super Lawyers magazine, and review and recommendation by practice-area panels of top lawyers.


April 15, 2013
Law Office of Kristina M. Reed Sponsors Dreamers. Welcome. Competition.

The Law Office of Kristina M. Reedis proud and excited to take part in the latest opportunity for small business growth in Downtown Sacramento by providing legal services to the winner of the Dreamers. Welcome. Competition. "Helping entrepreneurs achieve their dreams by providing an innovative small business the foundation needed for success is the exact reason that I opened the Law Office of Kristina M. Reed" says Kristina Reed. Winners of this Competition receive a prize package worth $125,000 to open their businesses in Downtown Sacramento.


February 26, 2013
Alliant International University Names Kristina Reed Adjunct Professor of Legal Research for California School of Forensic Studies

Kristina Reedhas been named as an Adjunct Professor by Alliant International University, California School of Forensic Studies. Ms. Reed will teach Legal Research to the graduate students in the Clinical Forensic Psychology PsyD Program. “ California School of Forensic Studies facultyare some of the most experienced, qualified faculty in clinical forensic psychology and forensic studies, both in the U.S. and internationally. Expertise ranges from presenting ground-breaking research to regularly and consistently working with family courts, police departments, and prisons. Faculty include an Italian federal police officer, an expert in terrorism and risk assessment with federal law enforcement experience, a Senior Superintendent for the South African police, and a former consultant to the FBI's Unabomber Task Force.” Kristina Reed is honored to be included amongst such esteemed faculty and she looks forward to bringing her real-world knowledge of legal research to the classroom.


November 16, 2012
Kristina M. Reed Quoted in Sacramento Business Journal

Kristina Reeda member of the Sacramento Business Journal's expert panel on small business issues, was quoted in today's edition of the Sacramento Business Journal. Kristina provided advice to small businesseson the selection and preservation of a business's trade name.


September 27, 2012
Kristina M. Reed Nominated for the Top 40 Under 40 Sacramento Business Leaders

Kristina Reedwas nominated by the Sacramento Business Journalas one of the top 40 business leaders under 40 due to her influence on Sacramento businesses.


July 20, 2012
Kristina M. Reed Quoted in Sacramento Business Journal

Kristina Reedwas selected by the Sacramento Business Journalto be a member of its is expert panel on small business issues. Kristina's adviceto small businesses on the selection of a business attorneywas featured in the Sacramento Business Journal.


July 6, 2012
Kristina M. Reed Honored as a 2012 Rising Star in Northern Californiaby SUPER LAWYERS

Kristina Michelle Reedhas been named to the Northern California Rising Starslist as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in Northern California for 2012. Rising Stars are 40 years of age or younger or have been in practice for 10 years or less. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. Attorneys selected for inclusion in the list of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are nominated by their peers before undergoing "rigorous" evaluations in a number of areas of "peer recognition and professional achievement," according to Super Lawyers selection process. The objective, the magazine says, is to "create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys." Recognition is based on surveys of approximately 52,000 active lawyers in Northern California, independent research by Super Lawyers magazine, and review and recommendation by practice-area panels of top lawyers.


June 1, 2012
Kristina M. Reed Appointed to Heald College Advisory Board

Kristina Reedhas been appointed to Heald College's Paralegal ProgramAdvisory Board. Heald College only invites select legal professionals to serve as Advisory Board members. As an Advisory Board member, Kristina Reedassists Heald College with the development of the paralegal program curriculum.

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 smoothly from start to finish. I was very happy with her services and will definitely return to her for any future needs! 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 as a valued associate to the company and became a reliable advisor. Furthermore, we thank [Kristina Reed] for [her] calm encouragement when it was most needed would recommend [her] expertise unequivocally. 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 needing real estate expertise. Stephen R.