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Kristine Jean Zajac

Kristine Jean Zajac

Practice areas:

Family, Expungement, Sex Crime, Criminal Defense

About Me

Minneapolis Family Law and Criminal Defense Attorney


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People need legal guidance during difficult times in life. You may be struggling with the uncertainty of a divorce or child custody dispute. You may be striving to protect your reputation, liberties and immigration status in the face of criminal charges. When such weighty circumstances threaten your peace of mind and future, it is important to seek a strong legal ally who cares deeply about your case.


At the Zajac Law Firm in Minneapolis, Minnesota, family law attorney Kristine Zajac can be that ally for you. She is passionate about helping people like you overcome legal obstacles. She represents clients in a range of practice areas, focusing primarily on family law and criminal defense.


Kristine enjoys spending time with her family, playing basketball and reading.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Family: 70%
    16 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%
    16 years
  3. Sex Crime: 10%
  4. Expungement: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (20 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • Richard Paul Ohlenberg

    I endorse this lawyer. Kristine cares about her clients and does a great job for each of them. I have known her as an Attorney for over a decade and would trust her advice myself if I had a family law issue that I needed to address.

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    Richard Ohlenberg DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Ana Gomez Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

301 Fourth Av S #475
Minneapolis, MN, 55415

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MNAuthorized to practice199806/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Cum laudeWilliam Mitchell College of Law1998
Top 10% of class after First YearWilliam Mitchell College of Law1996
Phi Beta KappaUniversity of Minnesota1994

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney/OwnerZajac Law Firm2000 - Present
AttorneyLanners and Olson, P.A.1999 - 2000
Law Clerk to Judge Stephen AldrichFourth Judicial District1998 - 1999
Law ClerkHennepin County Attorney's Office1996 - 1998

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2008 - 2013
Minnesota Hispanic Bar AssociationBoard Member2003 - 2005
Sentencing Guidelines Commission BoardChair of Legislative Subcommittee2001 - 2001
Minnesota Hispanic Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Sentencing Guidelines Commission BoardMember1999 - 2001
Hispanic Law Student AssociationPresident1998 - 1998

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In the matter of: Gayle Cardial, Petitioner, Respondent vs. Paul G. Cardinal, Appellant.Court upheld the custody determination and the finding that domestic abuse had occurred and remanded the case for findings as to the amount of child support and spousal maintenance.
State of Minnesota, City of Minneapolis, Appellant vs. Peter Alvin Schulze, and Marcie Lynn Simms Respondents.The case was remanded with the district court to conduct an in camera review to weigh the competing interests in determining discoverability.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Minnesota LawyerSpoofing Defense2009

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawN/AJuris Doctor1998
University of MinnesotaSpanishBA - Bachelor of Arts1994

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Criminal Law and how it's impacted by immigration issuesCriminal Law and how it's impacted by immigration Issues2012