April M. Cristal

April M. Cristal


Office: Irvine, CA
Phone: 949-864-3400

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April M. Cristal is an associate with the firm’s Irvine office, practicing in the area of personal injury. Ms. Cristal also has experience in the areas of medical malpractice and child abuse cases.

Ms. Cristal graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics. Ms. Cristal received her Juris Doctorate from Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law. Ms. Cristal was involved with many student organizations during law school, including being a member of the Moot Court Honors Board, and serving on the student governing body. Ms. Cristal also interned for the County of Orange, Office of the County Counsel, and worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable David O. Carter of the United States District Court for the Central District of California.  Ms. Cristal received the 2016 National Association of Women Lawyers Award for her dedication and promotion of issues and concerns of women in the legal profession.

Outside of the office, Ms. Cristal serves as the President of the Board of Advisors for the Lakas Mentorship Program, a mentorship program focused on helping Filipino American youth prepare for college. In her free time, Ms. Cristal enjoys hiking, cooking, and spending time with her family.



  • San Francisco State University, 2012 - B.A. Linguistics
  • Chapman University School of Law, 2016 - J.D.

States Licensed to Practice

  • State Bar of California, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 2017

Professional Associations

  • Orange County Bar Association

Areas of Practice

  • General Legal Defense