Skip to content Kristin A. Blocher


3 Parkcenter Drive
Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95825


J.D., University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 2010

B.A., Westmont College, 2004


Kristin Blocher is Senior Counsel in the Sacramento office of GRSM and is a member of the Employment Law and Commercial Litigation practice groups. Kristin is an accomplished attorney with substantial transactional and litigation experience in a diverse set of practice areas. She is well-versed at handling matters in both federal and state courts. Her practice is focused both on complex civil litigation matters including governmental tort liability, hospitality, elder care, personal injury, wrongful death, and premises liability, as well as representation of employers and management in all aspects of employment law such as administrative and civil claims for wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and alleged wage and hour violations.

Kristin is a passionate advocate for her clients. Her international upbringing gives her a unique and levelheaded ability to communicate and collaborate with clients and counsel alike. She recognizes the value in ensuring her clients understand the legal process and is determined to make an adversarial system as cordial and constructive as possible while relentlessly pursuing her clients’ best interests. She has achieved several favorable rulings and amicable settlements including in many high-exposure cases. 

When not in the office, Kristin can frequently be found running the trails around Sacramento with her four-legged sidekick, snowboarding near her family home at Lake Tahoe, walking shelter dogs, or hosting friends for wine dinners. 


  • California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Eastern Districts of California


  • Sacramento County Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • California Women Lawyers, Board of Directors 2018 - present
  • Women Lawyers of Sacramento, Board of Directors 2014 - present
  • Federal Bar Association’s Open Doors Program for High School Students, 2017
  • American Inns of Court, 2009 – 2010, 2014 – 2016

Community involvement

  • T.E.A.M. Bradshaw, Nonprofit Affiliate for Sacramento County Animal Shelter, Board of Directors 2016 – Present