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Kristine is an experienced trial attorney who practices family law, personal injury, and criminal defense in the Northwest suburbs and Chicago-area.
Kristine has tried over 20 jury trials and hundreds of contested hearings and bench trials and obtained countless favorable rulings and verdicts. In 2011, Kristine graduated with honors from Northern Illinois University College of Law. For the first six years of her legal career, Kristine was an Assistant Public Defender and defended a large range of misdemeanor and felony offenses, including DUI, cannabis and felony drug cases, and murder.
At the beginning of 2018, Kristine went into the private sector and began to practice family law. Having a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Kristine understands the emotional toll that divorce and domestic relations proceedings takes on her clients. Kristine’s focus is to handle each of her client’s cases with compassion while zealously defending her clients’ rights in Court.
Kristine also handles personal injury cases involving car collisions, premise liability, slip and falls, etc.
Areas of Practice:
Family Law: divorce, child custody, child support, and orders of protection
Personal Injury: car accidents, slip and falls, nursing home negligence
Criminal: all traffic, DUI, misdemeanor, and felony offenses
2011, Northern Illinois University, Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude
2008, Northern Illinois University, Bachelor’s degree, English and Psychology, Summa Cum Laude
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.