Kristin “Kris” Zilberstein is the Firm’s Bankruptcy Manager. Ms. Zilberstein has 15 years of experience in the default industry more specifically within the Bankruptcy Court representing mortgage servicers, commercial lenders, and auto lenders.  She has specialized in the litigation side of the Bankruptcy Court including but not limited to Adversaries, Motions for Relief, Objections to Claim, Appeals, and Chapter 11 cases.  In addition, Ms. Zilberstein has written several articles and participated in numerous webinars and seminars.  Ms. Zilberstein participates in industry conferences on a regular basis. Prior to entering the default industry, Ms. Zilberstein began her 26-year career in general liability insurance defense more specifically personal injury and construction defect gaining her extensive litigation experience.


Ms. Zilberstein is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in California, Washington, Texas, and Colorado, District Court of Nebraska, as well as the 9th Circuit BAP and 9th Circuit.  Ms. Zilberstein has been a member of the ALFN Bankruptcy Practice Group since 2014 where she is currently the Secretary.  In August 2016, Ms. Zilberstein was awarded a Martindale-Hubbell Rating of Preeminent.  Later that same year, Ms. Zilberstein was identified by Angle Magazine as one of “16 Women Who Rocked 2016.”  In January 2021, Ms. Zilberstein was one of DS News’ Top 25 Women of Law, and in February 2021 DS News included Ms. Zilberstein in the Honoring Excellence Among Female Legal Minds edition.


Tel: (714) 848-7920 Ext. 375
Fax: 714-848-7650


30 Corporate Park, Suite 450
Irvine, CA 92606


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Ms. Zilberstein graduated from the University of California San Diego with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with an emphasis in business and an emphasis in the environment in 1995.  She earned her Juris Doctorate degree from California Western School of Law in 1998.