Jessica Kronstadt

WLALA President & WLALA Foundation Member at Large

Jessica Kronstadt is a Deputy District Attorney for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office. Ms. Kronstadt is currently assigned to the Sex Crimes Division, where she prosecutes child sexual abuse matters. In her previous assignments, she has prosecuted a variety of crimes including robbery, assault, domestic violence, sexual assault, criminal threats, stalking and animal cruelty. Ms. Kronstadt received a Distinguished Young Alumna Award from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law in April 2019. She was recognized as WLALA’s “Changemaker of the Month” in April 2018. She has been acknowledged by Los Angeles Magazine as a “Rising Star” in public interest. Ms. Kronstadt received her B.A. from Yale University, where she was a member of the Varsity Women’s Volleyball Team. Ms. Kronstadt received her J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. After graduating from law school, Ms. Kronstadt worked as a litigation associate at Latham & Watkins and as a staff attorney at Bet Tzedek Legal Services. She has served on the WLALA Board of Governors since 2012. She has also served on the Executive Committee of the Criminal Justice Section for the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and as a board member of the California Young Lawyers Association. Ms. Kronstadt is a past Co-Chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers. She has run in and successfully completed five marathons.