Kristin D. Lindgren

Kristin D. Lindgren Associate

An associate in LCW's Sacramento office, Kristin provides counsel and representation to public sector agencies and educational institutions on a variety of matters including labor, employment, and education law. Kristin also provides guidance to schools and colleges in matters pertaining to student issues.

Kristin has more than a decade of experience working with educational institutions and represents clients in a variety of issues such as student discipline matters, including expulsions, employee discipline, labor disputes, leaves, charter school issues, and disability accommodation. In addition to her work on behalf of LCW's education clients, Kristin also represents public sector agencies in matters including grievance arbitrations, unfair labor practice charges, unit modification petitions, FLSA audits, employee discipline, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and whistleblower complaints, and Brown Act and Public Records Act compliance. Kristin has represented clients before the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Office of Administrative Hearings, the Labor Commissioner, Arbitrators, and PERB.

Kristin’s practice also includes conducting fact-finding investigations into complaints in the areas of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, bullying, employee misconduct, athletic recruiting violations, and Equal Pay Act claims.

Kristin received her Juris Doctorate from University of California, Davis School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the California State University, Chico.

Education

  • JD, University of California, Davis School of Law

  • BA, California State University, Chico

California Council of School Attorneys (CCSA)

Employment Section of the California Bar, (2008-Present)

Sacramento County Bar Association

Education

  • JD, University of California, Davis School of Law

  • BA, California State University, Chico

Sep 26, 2017

An Employee Has Raised a Disability for the First Time During a Skelly. What Now?

Employers are well aware that employee disabilities can create mine fields due to the technical nature of disability discrimination laws.  Even the most well-intentioned employers can run into trouble.  But, what happens when the employer has recommended discipline of an employee, and the employee informs the employer for the first time in the Skelly meeting that he or she has a disability?  

Apr 15, 2016

Education

  • JD, University of California, Davis School of Law

  • BA, California State University, Chico

4 December 2019
Speaking Engagements

When Trustees are Accused of Ethical Violations: Legal Requirements and Best Practices

California Council of School Attorneys 2019 Legal Symposium for Experienced Board Members (CCSA) San Diego
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21 November 2019
Speaking Engagements

Town Hall Legal Eagles

Community College League of California (CCLC) Riverside
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14 November 2019
Customized Trainings

Implicit Bias

Town of Truckee Truckee
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7 November 2019
Consortium Trainings

Conducting Disciplinary Investigations: Who, What, When and How

Napa/Solano/Yolo ERC Fairfield
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7 November 2019
Consortium Trainings

Workplace Bullying: A Growing Concern

Napa/Solano/Yolo ERC Fairfield
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1 November 2019
Consortium Trainings

Creating a Culture of Respect

Central CA CCD ERC Stockton
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Education

  • JD, University of California, Davis School of Law

  • BA, California State University, Chico

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