Phone: 831-233-3870

Email: [email protected]

Practice Areas

Business Organizations and Commercial Transactions »

Estate Planning »

Intellectual Property »

Real Estate »


State of California


B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, Law & Society & Philosophy with a concentration in Ethics & Public Policy, 2004

J.D., Monterey College of Law, 2004

Licensed California Real Estate Salesperson & Broker, 2001 to present

Kristin M. DeMaria is a business, real estate, intellectual property and estate planning attorney who has practiced in Monterey for over twelve years.  Ms. DeMaria’s practice is focused on business and real estate transactions,  including the purchase and sale of businesses and commercial real estate, the formation and dissolution of corporations, limited liability companies,  partnerships and other business entities, as well as the preparation of commercial leases, real estate exchanges and development, trademark and copyright filings and intellectual property licensing agreements and a wide range of other business contracts Ms. DeMaria also assists clients with estate planning and estate and trust administration.

Ms. DeMaria’s real estate law practice is enhanced by her prior experience as a local Real Estate Broker,which provides her with practical expertise in many areas addressed by real estate law.  She provides diverse practical and legal knowledge on issues facing real estate agents and parties engaged in residential or commercial real estate transactions.

Ms. DeMaria teaches Real Estate Law at Monterey Peninsula College; a course that qualifies students to take the California Real Estate Salesperson exam. Ms. DeMaria also teaches Business Law at Monterey Peninsula College; a course that provides a broad overview of legal and ethical issues related to business law.


Instructor, Monterey Peninsula College, Real Estate Law & Business Law


The State Bar of California

Monterey County Bar Association

Monterey County Women Lawyers’ Association, Former Board President & Membership Director

Junior League of Monterey County, Former Community Vice President & Nominating Director

Carmel High School Foundation, Former Board Secretary

MY Museum, Current Board President