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About me

I have been practicing law in mid-Michigan since 1998. I enjoy assisting clients in the planning of finances, elimination of debt and wrangling debt collectors. My office hours are by appointment during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Debt Relief Legal Clinic, PLLC, is designated as a Federal Debt Relief Agency by an Act of Congress and the President of the United States and has proudly assisted consumers seeking relief under the US Bankruptcy Code. We assist people in the filing of consumer bankruptcy cases under Chapters 7 and 13.


Practice areas


  1. Chapter 13: 45%
    6 years
  2. Chapter 7: 45%
    11 years
  3. Consumer Protection: 10%
    3 years



Hourly ($220-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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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, PLLC

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


MIActive And In Good Standing199805/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Zoning Board of AppealsDeWitt Charter Township2016 - Present
Planning CommissionerDeWitt Charter Township2011 - Present
Attorney/OwnerDebt Relief Legal Clinic, PLLC2010 - Present
Attorney/FounderLaw Office of Kristen L. Krol, P.L.C.1998 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Michigan, Consumer Law SectionCouncil Member2015 - Present
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMember2013 - Present
Debtors Bar of West MichiganDirector2012 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2011 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Law Practice Management SectionChair-Elect, Council Member2010 - 2011
Friends of the DeWitt District LibraryTreasurer2010 - 2011
Eaton County Bar AssociationSecretary/Treasurer2009 - 2012
American Bar AssociationN/A1999 - 2011
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