• Kristin Long

    Kristin Long

     
    Kristin Long's practice focuses on Family Law, where she represents clients in and out of court. She is highly experienced working with people who are dealing with difficult emotional states, such as a dissolution, providing her clients the support and security they need during the stressful divorce process. She is a two decade veteran of the Santa Cruz County District Attorney's Office, where she was a top prosecutor specializing in complicated child molest, sexual assault, and domestic violence cases. Kristin was known among her peers as being a ferocious advocate for victims of violent crimes and a compassionate prosecutor.

    Practice Areas

    1. Family Law

    Representative Matters

    • Experienced in all types of dissolution.
    • Understands financial and support issues, property division and custody.
    • Works with a team of professionals, including therapists, financial and estate planning experts, to help clients achieve their goals.
    • Proactively deals with domestic violence prevention and abatement.

    Community Involvement

    • Board of Directors, Bay Area Municipal Elections Committee (BAYMEC)
    • Commissioner, Santa Cruz County Domestic Violence Commission
    • Board of Directors, Santa Cruz Diversity Center

    Education

    • J.D., California Western School of Law
    • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Stephen G.Grant

    Stephen G.Grant

     
    Stephen Grant is well reputed as one of, if not the, most zealous, tenacious and thorough family law litigators in the Santa Cruz community.

    Practice Areas

    1. Family Law

    Representative Matters

      Extensive experience representing clients in "long cause" dissolution trials involving complex property, business valuation, tracing, custody, and support issues, among others.

    Community Involvement

    • Currently, and for past 25 years, serves as Judge Pro Tempore for the Santa Cruz County Superior Court, presiding over settlement conferences and civil litigation calendars
    • Currently, and for past 25 years, serves as State Bar Special Master for Santa Cruz County and Monterey County
    • Founding Member and Past President, Santa Cruz County Trial Lawyers' Association
    • Past member of the Bench-Bar Committee and the Committee for Civility and Decorum of the Santa Cruz County Bar Asssociation
    • Received Volunteer Service Award for contributions to creation of Santa Cruz County Bar Association's MCLE program

    Education

    • J.D., Whittier College, Beverly School of Law, 1976
    • B.A., California State University Northridge, 1972