Tristan’s practice focuses primarily on general commercial, environmental, and real estate litigation in both state and federal courts. His experience runs the gamut from pre-litigation claim handling through final case resolution and, more particularly, includes development of case strategies; preparation of all requisite pleadings, motions, and discovery; representing clients at motion hearings; conducting depositions of fact and expert witnesses; negotiation of multi-party settlements; trial; arbitrations; and mediations.
Mr. Mackprang obtained his undergraduate degree in 1997 from the University of Notre Dame, graduating with a B.A., magna cum laude. At Notre Dame, Tristan was a member of the Psi Chi National Honors Society in Psychology, the Alpha Lambda National Honors Society in Anthropology, and the University’s Dean’s List (8 Semesters). Tristan obtained his J.D. in 2002 from the UCLA School of Law where he achieved Moot Court awards including Honors Participant and Outstanding Brief. Tristan clerked for the Court of Appeal of the Second Appellate District, Division Three, of the State of California while in law school. Prior to joining Coleman Frost, Tristan was an attorney at Zuber Lawler & Del Duca LLP in Los Angeles.
Mr. Mackprang currently serves on the Board of Directors of Home Ownership Made Easy (H.O.M.E.), a non-profit corporation focusing on providing independent housing for developmentally disabled individuals. He is also involved in Corazón, a Los Angeles-based organization that builds homes and provides other services for the poor in Mexico.