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Krista Hemming

Krista R. Hemming stands as a distinguished Associate Attorney at Potter Handy LLP, bringing a wealth of expertise and dedication to her practice. Graduating with honors from Whittier Law School in 2014, Hemming was lauded as the Outstanding Graduate in Trial and Appellate practice, setting the stage for a remarkable legal career. Undeterred by her initial achievements, she pursued further academic excellence, earning a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the esteemed University of La Verne in 2022.

Following her tenure at law school, Hemming embarked on a journey marked by entrepreneurial spirit and legal prowess. Establishing her solo practice, she dedicated herself to championing causes in criminal defense and civil rights. Through her relentless advocacy, she navigated through the intricacies of both state and federal courts, ensuring that justice prevailed in every case. Notably, Hemming‘s commitment extended beyond mere legal obligations, as evidenced by her active participation in the Central District of California Pro Bono Panel, where she passionately engaged in advocating for prisoner rights.

In July of 2021, Potter Handy LLP welcomed Hemming into its fold, recognizing her exceptional talents and unwavering commitment to the pursuit of justice. In her role, she has been instrumental in spearheading civil rights cases centered around disability access, overseeing crucial aspects such as discovery, pre-trial preparations, and settlements. Hemming‘s impact reverberates within the firm as she plays a pivotal role in litigating numerous employment claims, thus solidifying her position as the lead attorney within Potter Handy’s esteemed Employment Litigation department.