Kristin E. Goulet

Kristin is an associate for the BPE transaction team. Kristin also handles the majority of the landlord-tenant cases at BPE, both residential and commercial.

Arbitration, Business Law, Commercial Litigation, Mediation, Real Estate Law, Unlawful Detainer, and Employment Law.

Kristin’s clients largely consist of business and property owners.

Kristin enjoys being a part of the transaction team, helping clients pursue new business endeavors, providing advice whenever any issues arise during the life cycle of the client’s business, and assisting clients in the purchase or sale of assets. Kristin has been involved in contract drafting and negotiation and financing. Kristin has represented residential landlords, commercial landlords, and commercial tenants in various lease disputes, including cases that have resulted in unlawful detainer actions.

While at Notre Dame, Kristin was particularly interested in studying tax law and even participated in the clinical law center’s Community Development Clinic, helping local clients start their 501(c)(3) organizations. She spent her final semester in Notre Dame’s London campus, where she externed for KPMG US Tax Services (London) LLP.

Prior to joining BPE Law group, she worked mostly with insurance carriers, handling construction defense and general liability cases.

  • Routinely represents commercial landlords and tenants in the negotiation of leases
  • Routinely represents residential and commercial landlords in landlord-tenant disputes
  • Successfully represented several residential landlords in unlawful detainer actions, even for properties subject to the Tenant Protection Act of 2019
  • Routinely represents buyers and sellers of residential and commercial real property
  • Successfully represented employers in wrongful termination cases
  • Successfully represented employers in severance negotiations
  • Represented dental practitioners in purchasing or selling dental practices
  • Represented marketing company in asset acquisition

  • SCOTUS 2022-2023: Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency – March 8, 2022
  • AB 2179—Yet Another Obstacle to Evictions for Nonpayment of Rent – April 19, 2022
  • FTC Adopts Rule Banning Most Non-Compete Clauses – April 27, 2024

  • Member of the California State Bar
  • Admitted to practice in all state courts in California

  • Juris Doctorate from Notre Dame Law School, cum laude
  • Bachelors of Arts in Literature and in Creative Writing from California State University Long Beach, summa cum laude

Hiking, reading classic literature and science fiction, and visiting UNESCO World Heritage sites during her travels.

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