Kristen A. Holstrom, CFLS*

Founding & Managing Partner


Kristen is the Managing Attorney of Custody Queens. She is sharp, dynamic, compassionate, and deeply valued by her clients for her creative legal strategies. As a mother herself, Kristen truly understands the intricacies and challenges of Family Law issues and helps navigate her clients to get the best results for each client and each case.

She is well respected within the legal community and the recipient of many acknowledgments and awards. She was named to the Super Lawyers Top 50 Women Rising Stars List, and the Super Lawyers Southern California Up-and-Coming 100 Rising Stars List, which is reserved for the top 1% of attorneys practicing under ten years.

She is co-chair of the Family Law Section of the Riverside County Bar Association (RCBA), on the Board of Directors of the Orange County Bar Association Family Law Section, and on the Board of Governors of the Corona Regional Medical Center. (CRMC). Her specialties include divorce, child custody, spousal support, child support, domestic violence restraining orders, and related Family Law issues.

*Certified Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.



Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Alimony / Spousal Support
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Domestic Partnership Dissolution
  • Domestic Violence
  • Conservatorship
  • Guardianship
  • Post Decree Modifications
  • Post Decree Enforcement
  • Defending Rights of Unmarried Parents
  • Visitation Rights
  • Grandparent Rights
  • Legal Separation
  • Annulment

Honors & Awards

  • 2021 Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • 2020 Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • 2019 Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • Top 100 Up-and-Coming Southern California Rising Star (top 1% of attorneys)
  • 2019 Super Lawyers Top 50 Women Rising Star
  • 2019 Super Lawyers Top Women Attorneys in Southern California
  • 2019 Avvo Client’s Choice Award
  • 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • 2017 Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • 2017 Avvo Client’s Choice Award
  • 2013 Avvo Client’s Choice Award
  • 2012 Avvo Client’s Choice Award
  • 10/10 Superb Rating on Avvo

Professional Positions, Associations, and Memberships

  • State Bar of California, Member
  • Riverside County Bar Association, Member
  • Los Angeles Bar Association, Member
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member
  • Riverside County Bar Barristers (Young Lawyers)
  • Trinity Law Review, Member (2005-2007)


  • Juris Doctorate, Trinity Law School
  • Bachelors of Science, Marketing and Economics, Jacksonville University

Bar Admissions

  • California