Leslie R. Karlstrom-Krebs
As an Alameda County criminal defense lawyer, Leslie Karlstrom-Krebs has
had the privilege of working with thousands of individuals from all walks
of life. Whether it involves immigrants facing hardships in the U.S. due
to problems with their legal status or accused individuals facing the
overwhelming judicial system, she strives to do her best for her clients
to ensure an optimal outcome.
Since 1987, she and her husband,
Kenneth H. Krebs, have been legal partners at the Law Offices of Karlstrom & Krebs.
Focusing on criminal and immigration matters, she is licensed to practice
law in the states of California, Washington and the District of Columbia,
Born to Swedish parents, Leslie spent much of her childhood traveling and
living overseas, which included five years in Germany, where she attended
school for several years. As a result of her upbringing, she loves to
travel and meet people from all over the world. She speaks several languages
and is passionate about helping individuals in need. She is an active
member of her local community and has been intimately involved with the
local schools and community service clubs.
As part of her legal studies, Mrs. Karlstrom-Krebs traveled to Mexico and
Guatemala to attend legal seminars concerning Central American and Latin
American law. Her academic accomplishments resulted in a post-graduate
legal internship with the Central American Legal Studies Program Director
and led to a legal position with the International Law Firm of Goodrich
and Riquelme in Mexico City.
In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with family, relatives,
and good friends; taking long walks; rooting for the San Francisco Giants;
romping with her golden retrievers; swimming on hot days; and traveling
at every possible opportunity. She and her husband are the proud parents
of three children. She is grateful for all the wonders that life brings her way.
For more information about how Attorney Karlstrom-Krebs can provide you
with the reliable legal counsel you need, please
contact us as soon as possible. We can review the details of your case and recommend
the strongest course of action during a
free case evaluation.
- California, 1982
- Washington, 2002
- District of Columbia, 1982
- University of Puget Sound School of Law, Tacoma, WA -- J.D. (1980)
- University of Virginia (UVA) -- B.A. Latin American Studies (1977)
- George Mason University, Political Science Major
Associations and Memberships
- Soroptimist International of Livermore, Former President
- Former Valley Montessori, Board Member
- Livermore School Site Councils, Past President
- Eastern Alameda County Bar Association, Member
- Northern California Bay Area CAG (California State Association of the Gifted)
Board, Representative and Director, 2006 - 2008
- Livermore District GATE Advisory Board (The Gifted & Talented Association
Education), President/Chair, 2006 - 2008