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Kristy M. Arevalo

Partner

As a partner at McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP, Kristy M. Arevalo has established herself as one of the Inland Empire’s top plaintiff’s attorneys in the legal fields of medical product failure, personal injury, wrongful death, and product liability.

Ms. Arevalo is dedicated to obtaining just redress for her clients while holding individuals, corporations, and entities responsible for defective and dangerous actions, products, and pharmaceuticals. She has litigated and settled multiple cases involving the recalled DePuy ASR hips and is active in many multidistrict and coordinated litigations around the country involving defective drugs and medical devices, such as the DePuy Pinnacle hips, Wright Medical hips, Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters, Hernia Mesh and Essure birth control.

In addition to her mass torts practice, Ms. Arevalo handles catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases. She has argued in front of the California Court of Appeals and has tried multiple cases to verdict.

Kristy Arevalo grew up in Southern California and graduated with honors from the University of California, Irvine. Immediately after graduating from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California, Ms. Arevalo joined McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP. For over 17 years she has worked diligently to help those who have been injured or wronged.

In addition to her busy litigation practice, Ms. Arevalo is actively involved in the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) and is a graduate of CAOC’s 2015 Leadership Academy. She is President-Elect of the Inland Empire Chapter of CAOC, Legislative Chair of the CAOC Diversity Committee, on the Board of Governor’s of CAOC, and involved in the CAOC Women’s Caucus. She was selected to the California Rising Stars list in 2016, an honor bestowed on less than 2% of California attorneys aged 40 and younger. Ms. Arevalo is also a regular speaker at conferences on the subjects of mass torts, product liability, personal injury and commercial litigation.

Contact Kristy Arevalo today at (909) 345-8110.

Education

  • J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, 2001
  • B.A., University of California, Irvine, California, 1998

Awards

  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) Board Member for 2018

Professional Associations

  • California Bar Association
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • The American Association for Justice
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Consumer Attorneys of California Diversity Committee – Education Chair (2017)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California Diversity Committee – Legislative Chair (2018)
  • Consumer Attorneys of Inland Empire – Board of Governors (2017, 2018)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California – Board of Governors (2018)

Speaking Engagements

  • “Mass Tort MDLs and Differences Between Them and Class Actions”
    • Speaker
    • 11/30/2017
    • 2017 Consumer Attorneys of California Travel Seminar – Maui, Hawaii
  • “Taking Care of Mom: Emerging Issues in Elder Abuse”
    • Moderator
    • 11/18/2017
    • 56th Annual Consumer Attorneys of California Convention
  • “Voir Dire: Effective Jury Selection”
    • Speaker
    • 7/27/2017
    • Consumer Attorneys of California New Lawyer’s Division and Consumer Attorneys of Inland Empire – Inland Empire Breakfast Club – Riverside, CA
  • “Masters in Trial Building: Direct Examination”
    • Moderator
    • 3/4/2017
    • 2017 Consumer Attorneys of Inland Empire Palm Springs Seminar – Palm Springs, CA
  • “The Auto Class Action Case”
    • Speaker
    • 2/7/2017
    • 2017 Consumer Attorneys of California 11th Annual Class Action and Mass Torts Seminar – San Francisco, CA
  • “Introduction to Inland Empire Legal Organizations”
    • Speaker
    • 1/20/2017
    • Riverside County Bar Association and Riverside Superior Court New Attorney Academy – Riverside, CA
  • “Developments in Essure Litigation”
    • Speaker
    • 9/28/2016
    • HarrisMartin MDL Conference – Washington, D.C.
  • “Pharmaceutical and Environmental Mass Tort Litigation: Update on Essure Litigation”
    • Speaker
    • 3/30/2016
    • HarrisMartin MDL Conference – Santa Barbara, CA
  • “Civil Fraud Case Study – Tale of Two Brothers: Damage Analysis and Remedies for Breach of Fiduciary Duty in a Closely Held Corporation”
    • Speaker
    • 8/26/2015
    • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners – Los Angeles, CA
  • Tale of Two Brothers: Damage Analysis and Remedies for Breach of Fiduciary Duty in a Closely Held Corporation”
    • Speaker
    • 9/11/2014
    • Cal CPA Forensic Services Section – Fraud Section – Los Angeles, CA
Featured Successes
  • $4.2 Million

    Ski boat manufacturing defect verdict
  • $800,000

    Trial verdict for trucking accident case
  • $23 Million

    Verdict in commercial breach of fiduciary duty case
  • $4 Million

    Multiple settlements for defective DePuy ASR hip cases
  • $1.1 Million

    Settlement for defective vaccine

  • $725,000

    Settlement for auto product liability case

  • $600,000

    Settlement for roadway design defect case

  • $400,000

    Settlement for roadway design defect case

  • $305,000

    Settlement for roadway design defect case

  • $240,000

    Settlement for ski lift malfunction

  • $225,000

    Settlement for medical malpractice from negligent implantation of port and catheter to treat cancer

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Hear From Kristy

  • Kristy explains that being a woman helps her relate to her female clients.

  • Kristy discusses how she mentors young lawyers.

  • Kristy talks about how her client relationships help during trial.

  • Kristy discusses why it's important for lawyers to be involved in legal organizations.

  • McCune Wright Arevalo's approach as a litigation firm and going to trial.

  • Kristy discusses the firm's culture as it relates to clients.

  • Kristy explains the areas that the firm specializes in.

  • Kristy talks about the firm’s growth within the Inland Empire.

  • Kristy explains why personal relationships with clients are important.

  • Kristy explains her interest in Plaintiff's Law.

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Respected In The Legal Field

  • McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP Cory's a fighter and offers exceptional representations to his clients. He's also a great representative for the Inland Empire.
  • McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP He is level headed, makes good judgements, communicates well with his clients.
  • McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP I am happy to know that a firm of this caliber is in Redlands and would HIGHLY recommend them.
  • McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP I felt like my lawyer understood me and would take my case personally.