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Johnston, Kinney & Zulaica LLP

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Deb L. Kinney

Cristine Chavez

  • Legal Assistant


Cristine Chavez is the Legal Assistant in the Estate Planning/Tax Department at Johnston, Kinney and Zulaica LLP.  She assists with matters involving estate planning, trust administration, probate and tax.  Cristine brings legal experience and a customer service background to the JKZ team, from her time working at a small personal injury litigation firm and years of experience in retail.  She is a California Notary Public and is a member of the San Francisco Legal Professionals Association.

Cristine is a California native who grew up in Orange County and moved to the Bay Area in 2013.  She graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Sociology from San Francisco State University. In 2019, she also received her Paralegal/Legal Studies Certificate from San Francisco State University.

Cristine is a former intercollegiate volleyball player, loves spending time with family and friends, and looks forward to traveling abroad more often.  Her interests include singing karaoke, attending concerts, car events, and scenic drives.