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About me

I have been practicing law in the mid-Michigan area since 1998. I enjoy assisting clients in the planning of finances and estates and in the administration of probate and trusts. I will meet with clients on their terms, as appropriate. My office hours are by appointment during the hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Practice areas


  1. Chapter 7: 48%
    11 years
  2. Chapter 13: 47%
    6 years
  3. Wills: 5%
    18 years



Hourly ($150-225/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Alecia M. Ruswinckel

    Kristen is dedicated to her clients and knowledgeable in all areas of Bankruptcy. We regularly work together on cases.


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Debt Relief Legal Clinic of Michigan, P.C.

4710 W. Saginaw Highway, Suite 7
Lansing, MI, 48917-2654


MIActive And In Good Standing199801/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Planning CommissionerDeWitt Charter Township2011 - Present
AttorneyDebt Relief Legal Clinic of Michigan, P.C.2010 - Present
Founder/AttorneyLaw Office of Kristen L. Krol, P.L.C.1998 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Michigan, Law Practice Management SectionChair-Elect, Council Member2010 - Present
Friends of the DeWitt District LibraryTreasurer2010 - Present
Eaton County Bar AssociationSecretary/Treasurer2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1999 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Dadd v. Mount Hope Church$315,000 Verdict for Plaintiff
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Michigan State UniversityPrelaw-HumanitiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Luncheon Lecture SeriesWhy Outlook Isn't Enough for Lawyers and Their Practice Management2010