About Us


Tristan Younghaus, Esq. is the founder of Coastal Pacific Law, a California and Texas law firm with locations in North County and downtown San Diego, as well as, Austin and Alpine, Texas. Coastal Pacific Law focuses on providing business and estate planning services and doing them with excellence. She is originally from Austin, Texas, where her family resides. She attended St. Margaret’s School in Virginia and then the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she received her B.A. in International Affairs, in addition to, minors in Economics and Business Administration. She wrote her Thesis on Subsidies and the Import Economy in Jamaica since Independence in 1962. Tristan came to San Diego to attend law school and considers Solana Beach to be home. She has studied in China, Switzerland, Belgium, and Spain and believes that traveling is one of the greatest gifts in life. In law school her focus was in the Law and Policies of the World Trade Organization. Tristan snowboards, surfs, hikes and volunteers regularly. Tristan hopes to do her first triathlon and first half Ironman competition in the next five years. Tristan values her community and wants nothing more to support businesses and families that reflect her values of giving back to children, the environment and animals.

Tristan started Coastal Pacific Law to provide quality legal services to her community and to give back to it. If you have any questions about Tristan, Coastal Pacific Law or would like to book her for a television appearance, speaking event or article, please contact us.

Coastal Pacific Law is a small law firm but consistently expanding. We are always looking for quality people to join us. If you are looking for a career then please contact us.

What People are saying:

“Tristan is very knowledgeable about corporate issues and I will refer her to everyone I know for  business incorporation and contract drafting.”

Debra, San Diego, CA

“Tristan Younghaus was a pleasure to work with in preparing my living trust.  She instilled my confidence in her abilities.  I walked away with a smile on my face and highly recommend her. Not to mention, her prices were very reasonable.”

Jenny C., Del Mar, CA

“I am so fortunate that a friend referred me to Tristan Younghaus; the service she provided in setting up my Trust was thorough, excellent, and very reasonably priced. I couldn’t be more pleased.”

Dave M., San Diego, CA

“She can be counted on to provide clients with the best possible service and treating them like family.”

Sarah H., San Diego, CA

“We haven’t completed the trust yet, but Tristan has been so helpful. She has been extremely accommodating, patient, professional, involved. I look forward to a satisfactory outcome and having my family protected.”

Maria A., San Diego, CA

The above testimonials do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter.

Your Estate Plan

Do you have everything in place in case the unthinkable happens? An estate plan is a series of documents that protects your family and assets. Get started today. We will answer all of your questions in plain English and offer flat fees.

Your Business

Are you incorporated or do you have a business issue? It might be time for your business to have a check-up. We help businesses from start-up to dissolution. Contact us today and we will answer your questions.