Skip to main content

Kristin K. Woods

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Saint George, UT

5.0   1 review
  • State Years
    Colorado - CO 12 years
    Utah - UT 13 years
    Nevada - NV 14 years
    Arizona - AZ 9 years
  • Licensed for 12 years
    State CO
    Acquired 2011
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 13 years
    State UT
    Acquired 2010
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 14 years
    State NV
    Acquired 2009
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 9 years
    State AZ
    Acquired 2015
    Status
    Inactive No misconduct found

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

About Kristin

Learn Kristin’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Bankruptcy and debt
    30%
    Chapter 7, 11, and 13. Debtor and Creditor representation. Filing and Bankruptcy Litigation.

    15 years

  2. Elder law
    30%
    Guardianships, conservatorships, elder financial exploitation issues

    15 years

  3. Estate planning
    25%
    Trusts, wills, powers of attorney, guardianships, conservatorships, etc.

    15 years

  4. Family
    15%
    Divorce, child custody, issues affecting senior citizens.

    15 years

EDUCATION
Brigham Young University: B.S. 2005 University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law: Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2009

AWARDS
First Place Winner: Kansas City Estate Planning Symposium 2009, for authoring “Hands Off My Loot! Why Self-Settled Asset Protection Trusts are Good for America”

EXPERIENCE
Katie is a native of St. George, Utah. As she grew up, she was an active beneficiary of the wonderful benefits Southern Utah has to offer. An avid athlete, Katie was the recipient of the Army National Scholar-Athlete Award for academic and athletic excellence, and was awarded Academic All-State recognition by the State of Utah for both soccer and basketball. In 2003 she was honored to address her graduating class at Dixie High School as the Valedictorian.

Katie began attending Brigham Young University on an academic scholarship in 2003, graduating with her Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology in 2005. During that time she was honored to have co-authored a scientific study, which was published in the BYU Journal of Psychology. She was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Undergraduate Honor Society and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

In 2006, Katie began attending the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law on an academic scholarship. During law school, she served as a Literary Editor of the UMKC Law Review and as a staff editor of the school’s other journal, The Urban Lawyer. She was an active participant in the school’s Child and Family Services Clinic, which is a pro bono clinic serving low-income clients in need of legal assistance. She also competed with the school’s Moot Court team nationally. Katie graduated with her Juris Doctor in 2009, cum laude.

Since 2009, Katie has been working as an attorney in Utah and Nevada, assisting clients with various legal matters. She has guided many clients through the bankruptcy process, representing debtors whose debts ranged from small debts to tens of millions of dollars of debt, and has also represented creditors in bankruptcy litigation. Katie has litigated matters in bankruptcy, probate, business, and civil claims, and has experience litigating in state and federal courts. Katie has represented many clients in probate, will contests, and guardianship actions, and has assisted many families in setting up their estate plans. Katie very much enjoys assisting her clients to navigate the sometimes complex legal world, and is grateful for the opportunity she has to serve the good people in the community where she grew up.

Location

Barney Mckenna & Olmstead, P.C.
43 S 100 E Unit 300
Saint George, UT, 84770-3776

Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
  1 customer review
5 Star
 
100%
4 Star
 
0%
3 Star
 
0%
2 Star
 
0%
1 Star
 
0%
Posted by Laura | April 12, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Comforting and Prompt!
Katie was so wonderful to work with! She was very kind and sensitive to the situation when working with my mom who was terminally ill. My mom wanted to tie up loose ends before she passed away and Katie was prompt and also adapted to my mom’s needs and schedule. Katie was calm and offered words of comfort as she explained what we needed to do. Our family is very grateful for Katie’s help during such an emotional time!
Read less

Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 175-250 per hour
  • Contingency 25%-33%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 7.4 (Very Good)

Education

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2009
  • Brigham Young University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English

Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (2)
Endorse Kristin
Guardianship Attorney | Mar 16
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Katie has been on the other side of multiple guardianship matters over the last few months. As a newer attorney, she has taken the time to share her thoughts and provide guidance when I have questions. She has tons of experience and works hard for her clients. I endorse this lawyer."
Elder law Attorney | Sep 11
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I have recently been on the other side of this attorney on a guardianship matter. I have also observed here in other Elder Law matters as well. She is a great asset to our community, and does outstanding legal work. I endorse this attorney without any reservation."

Avvo Contributions

This attorney hasn't created any legal answers in Q&A or legal guides recently on Avvo.

Saint George Bankruptcy and debt Lawyer Kristin K. Woods
Kristin K. Woods
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Saint George, UT
Licensed for 14 years