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|KY||Authorized to practice law||2009||02/27/2017|
|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|
Posted by Thomas
I was charged with 7 counts 3 of which where felonies along with a DUI which carried and sentence of one to three years in prison. On my arraignment 4 days after i was arrested she was able to get a plea bargain which dropped my felonies as well as my DUI. She was very focused and attentive to my case and situation. I was only charged with possession of marijuana and a paraphernalia. She was able to get me into a diversion program in which I will complete in one year and will allow me to have these two charges taken off of my record. She is an excellent lawyer and very easy to get along with I would recommend her services to anyone I know.
Posted by Michael
Kristin Russell is an excellent attorney. She fought for me when I thought all hope for being cleared of my charge was lost. She not only stayed positive, she found case law that enabled the judge to hold the prosecutor to the evidence not to speculation in my case. Her clear understanding of the law and the workings of the Kenton County Court was reassuring when the stress of legal system seemed overwhelming. I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking excellent, professional, defense counsel for DUI or any matter that may disrupt your life. If you want an excellent chance of either "Dismissed" or "Not Guilty" you must have Kristin Russell representing you. I'm glad I did. Thanks Kristin! You are a credit to your profession.
Posted by anonymous
An issue arose where I had been incorrectly identified in regards to a felony charge. Mrs. Russell was extremely quick to pass along any new and pertinent information as it was identified. This resulted in me being able to provide documentation proving my innocence. I would definitely recommend her services and would be happy to have her represent me in the future, should it be necessary.
Mary Mendini, DUI and DWI Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
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
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
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.
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