SAN DIEGO, CA—Judicate West, one of California’s leading providers of private dispute resolution services, has added Kristin Rizzo, Esq. to its roster of neutrals. Based in the San Diego office, she is available as a mediator for matters statewide.
With nearly two decades of legal experience, Rizzo has represented clients in litigation and mediation across a wide range of civil matters, with an emphasis on employment law matters. Beyond employment law, Rizzo has handled business and contractual, housing discrimination, disability access, internal workplace, personal injury and medical malpractice disputes.
She began her career at a small plaintiff-side law firm, then at a top San Diego defense-side law firm before founding her own litigation firm Rizzo Law, representing individuals and companies in harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, wage and hour, and class action matters. For the past several years, Rizzo has mediated throughout the state, focusing on all types of employment disputes.
Rizzo earned her J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law (2006) and her B.A., cum laude, from the University of California, San Diego (2001). She received mediation training from the National Conflict Resolution Center and the Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law.