Car accidents, trucking accidents, assault, trip-and-fall, wrongful death and more.
Dangerous and defective automobiles, airplanes, helicopters, Polaris UTVs, batteries, medical devices, pharmaceuticals and more.
Police misconduct, police brutality, excessive force, false arrest, foster care abuse and more.
Discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation and more.
Protecting consumers in cases involving robo calls, automobile recalls, banking and more.
Sexual harassment, Title IX and more.
Los Angeles, California
Jesenia is a bilingual attorney and daughter of Guatemalan immigrants. Jesenia Martinez was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. After obtaining her B.A. in History and Spanish at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. Thereafter, Jesenia attended Southwestern Law School where she took part in the accelerated SCALE program. During law school while being on the Dean’s List, Jesenia was a Student Leader of the Small Claims Clinic and took part in the ABA Judicial Clerkship Program. She was awarded as an Honorable Mention Oralist at the Intramural Moot Court Competition and was a member of the Southwestern Law Review. Jesenia also was chosen to be a Teaching Assistant for Professor Ronald Aronovsky’s Civil Procedure class as well as Professor J. Kelly Strader’s Criminal Law class.
Obtained a record Title IX settlement $1.15 million for a student for sexual assault by one of her professors at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Federal Court approved $1.495 Million Dollar Class Action Settlement for Robo Call Lawsuit
Obtained a $4.3 million settlement in a medical malpractice case in 2016 (confidential defendant).
Obtained a record $16 million fine against Toyota Motor Corporation after discovering that the auto giant misled the US government when it issued a safety recall in Japan, but not the United States.
Obtained a $1.595 million settlement for a broken ankle in Kirby v. Celebrations.
Kristensen filed lawsuit against UC-Berkeley and Prof. John Searle
Secured over $7.5 Million in Settlements for Wrongful Death Against Confidential Defendants