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Kristin L. Walker-Probst

Kristin Probst civil litigation

Kristin Walker-Probst is an experienced trial attorney, having tried well over 100 cases. An expert in evidence and juries, she is adept at case workup, settlement, and trials for a wide variety of cases.

Kristin Walker-Probst joined Severson & Werson in 2004 and is the Southern California office’s Member-in-Charge. After a career as a prosecutor with both the Riverside and Los Angeles County District Attorneys’ Offices, she now focuses her practice on civil trials, including case workup settlement, and trial. Ms. Walker-Probst is an experienced trial lawyer and civil litigator.

Since 1999, she has tried well over 100 cases, including approximately 60 jury trials and 75 bench trials/juvenile adjudications.  Ms. Walker-Probst has examined and counseled thousands of witnesses in a variety of courtroom hearings. She routinely takes and defends depositions – both expert and non-expert. Additionally, she is an adjunct Trial Advocacy Professor at Loyola Law School, where she teaches in the area of trial skills and Evidence. She also has prior experience as an adjunct professor in Evidence and she has coached Loyola Law School’s Byrne Trial Team at various times since 2000.

With a focus on trial work, Ms. Walker-Probst’s litigation background is broad, including financial services litigation (bank operations, automobile finance, mortgage, and real estate), personal injury litigation, general business litigation, and labor and employment. Regarding her labor and employment practice, Ms. Walker-Probst presents both on and off-site seminars for clients on sexual harassment, discrimination, and related issues. She routinely deposes Plaintiffs and handles all aspects of litigation – from case inception through trial.

Ms. Walker-Probst is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA), the California State Bar, the Texas State Bar, California Banker’s Association (CBA), the Mortgage Banker’s Association (MBA), the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association (OCTLA) and both the Orange County and San Francisco Bar Associations.

Education

  • Loyola Law School, J.D., 1999
  • Pepperdine University, B.A., 1995

Admissions

  • California
  • Texas