Kristen Blanton is a Los Angeles native and first-generation college graduate. She received a Bachelor of Science (BS) from California State University, Dominguez Hills in Criminal Justice Administration, and subsequently received her law degree from Southwestern Law School.
During her time at Southwestern, Ms. Blanton dedicated herself to learning all aspects of trial and litigation. Ms. Blanton gained practical experience by volunteering for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office, Children’s Law Center of Los Angeles, and Southwestern’s Children’s Rights Clinic. Additionally, Ms. Blanton volunteered with Dynasty’s United Youth Association where she offered tutoring services to inner city youth.
Ms. Blanton is dedicated to advocating for those who have been mistreated by their employer and is committed to pursuing the justice they deserve. As a post-bar Clerk, Ms. Blanton’s primary focus is on intake and settlement.
In her free time, Ms. Blanton enjoys spending time with her son, traveling, and exploring ways to combat homelessness.