Kristina joined the County Attorney’s Office in 2014.  Her current assignments are the Library JPA, Procurement, the San Mateo Health Commission/Health Plan of San Mateo, and Tax Litigation/Assessment Appeals.  Kristina previously represented the Civil Service Commission and was on the Schools and Special Education teams. 



Undergraduate: Yale College

  • Cum laude, with distinction in major
  • Hume Prize for outstanding senior essay in Ethics, Politics, & Economics

Law School: Cornell Law School

  • Cum laude

  • Editor-in-Chief, Cornell Law Review

  • Teaching assistant, legal research and writing

  • Kasowitz Prize for Legal Writing & Oral Advocacy


Prior Experience

Upon graduation from law school, Kristina clerked for the Honorable William Alsup, U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of California. Following her clerkship, she worked as a litigation associate for Morrison & Foerster in San Francisco. She has also served as corporate counsel for a semiconductor sales and marketing company in Silicon Valley.

Kristina M. Paszek
Kristina M. Paszek
Lead Deputy County Attorney
(650) 363-4989