Kristopher J. Motschenbacher

505 East Colorado Boulevard, Suite 200
Pasadena, CA 91101

(+1) 626 844 6616

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Summary: Kris Motschenbacher, managing partner of the Pasadena office, also oversees the firm’s Military Law and Veteran’s Affairs Division. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Motschenbacher was practice area leader for a large multi-state law firm, managing their Military and Veterans Law group. While there he also practiced workers’ compensation defense and labor and related employment discrimination litigation at all venues across Southern California. He defended Labor Code Section 132(a) discrimination claims, Serious and Willful misconduct cases as well as high profile union cases. Mr. Motschenbacher’s strong representation of his clients has achieved multiple “take nothings” at trials, dismissals of claims as well as defense verdicts on appeal

Education: JAOBC, United States Army Judge Advocate General’s School, Virginia; 2011 |J.D., Cert. Pepperdine University SOL, California; 2008 | J.D., Roger Williams University SOL, Rhode Island; 2008 | M.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas; 2005 | B.A., University of California, Davis; 2000

Admissions: United States Supreme Court | California, Hawaii and Washington D.C. State Courts | U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims | U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit | U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) | U.S. District Court, Central District of California