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I grew up in Northern Kentucky and I have been practicing law here for almost 7 years. I fight for my clients accused of felonies, misdemeanors, DUI, juvenile offenses, probation or parole violations, and contempt of court in family court. I am also passionate about representing clients in Kentucky adoption cases and doing everything I can to expedite the proceedings.
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Mary Mendini, DUI and DWI Attorney
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So glad to have found Ms Russell via avvo. I referred her one of my NC licensees who'd received traffic charges in KY but had failed to appear for them. I was confident she'd work hard to reach an outcome which would save his license and she did-and she exceeded even my high expectations. Would be pleased to refer more clients and heartily and highly recommend her to others.
Nicholas Summe, Personal injury Attorney
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Kristin is a passionate and effective advocate for her clients. She is well know for being a strong litigator and for taking excellent care of those who are wise enough to entrust her with their case. Whether it's an adoption matter or a criminal charge, you can not go wrong with Kristin Russell.
|KY||Authorized to practice law||2009||01/26/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Avvo's Clients' Choice Award||Avvo||2015|
|Avvo's Clients' Choice Award||Avvo||2014|
|Avvo's Clients' Choice Award||Avvo||2013|
|Top Contributor Award||Avvo||2013|
|Volunteer Law Student Award||Northern Kentucky Volunteer Lawyers||2009|
|The Horton Award - Litigation Persuasion Institute||Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy||2009|
|KLEO Scholarship||Salmon P. Chase College of Law||2006|
|Attorney / Partner||Russell & Ireland Law Group, LLC||2016 - Present|
|Attorney||Of Counsel at Willenborg, Russell & Ireland, PLLC||2011 - 2015|
|Assistant Public Advocate||Department of Public Advocacy||2009 - 2011|
|Licensed Extern||Department of Public Advocacy||2008 - 2009|
|Law Clerk||Legal Aid of the Bluegrass||2008 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Kentucky Justice Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|Northern Kentucky Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|United States District Court Eastern District of Kentucky||Admitted to Practice||2011 - Present|
|Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2009 - Present|
|Kentucky Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Misdemeanor Offenses and Violations||N/A|
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|Russell & Ireland Law Group, LLC||New Kentucky Law Allows Expungement of Certain Class D Felonies||2016|
|Russell & Ireland Law Group, LLC||Kentucky Doubles Look-Back Window to 10 Years for Prior DUI Offenses||2016|
|Russell & Ireland Law Group, LLC||New Law in Kentucky Establishes Civil Protective Orders for Dating Violence, Sexual Violence and Stalking Victims||2016|
|Salmon P. Chase College of Law||Law||Juris Doctor||2009|
|University of Louisville||Philosophy||Bachelor of Arts||2005|
|Business Boot Camp||Attorney Panel||2016|
|"Why Choose Law: Diversity Matters" Program||Attorney Panel||2014|