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Biography

Kristen practices in the Louisville office where she is a member of the Commercial Finance Practice Group representing developers and investors in a wide range of commercial real estate transactions, particularly in the areas of affordable housing and historic preservation, which transactions utilize federal and state low-income housing tax credits, federal and state historic rehabilitation tax credits, energy tax credits, tax-exempt bonds and local financing. In addition to her corporate and commercial real estate practice, Kristen has significant experience with employment discrimination litigation. Kristen also spent time with the Jefferson County Circuit Court, where she was a Staff Attorney. During this time she was involved with drafting, reviewing and implementing federal and state laws, documents, policies and procedures for the Tenth Division.

Kristen earned her law degree from the University of Cincinnati, College of Law in 2019.  Before law school, Kristen earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Sports Administration from the University of Louisville.

Other Info About Kristen

Education

Law School

Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 2019

Undergraduate School

University of Louisville, B.S., Sports Administration, 2016. cum laude

Clerkships

Kristen served as a clerk for the court(s) and judge(s) below:

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Intern to the Chair

Jefferson County Circuit Court, Staff Attorney

Bar Memberships

Kristen is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Kentucky, 2020

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

Diversity and Inclusion Award Recipient 2022, Frost Brown Todd LLC

Outstanding District Representative, Kentucky Bar Association

As a 1L, Kristen was recognized for her research on in affiliation with the National Association for Public Defense Amicus Brief cited in McWilliams v. Dunn, 137 S.Ct. 1790 (2017).

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

JAG Corps Army Reserve

Kentucky Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division – Fourth District Representative

Louisville Bar Association

Intellect. Prop. & Comp. Law J. (Cincinnati College of Law)

National Football Cheerleaders Alumni Organization

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

YPAL Member

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

JAG Corps Army Reserve

Active Heroes

Southeast Christian Church missions

Licensed Foster Parent

Firm Committees

Kristen serves or has served in the following leadership role(s) at Frost Brown Todd:

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Belonging Committee, Member

Women’s Initiative Committee, Member

Major Publications

Kristen is an author or contributor to the following publications:

“[Don’t] Take It from Me:” Examining Commodores Entm’t Corp. v. McClary, February 2019. The University of Cincinnati IP and Computer Law Journal

Drive My Car: Examining Waymo LLC v. Uber Technologies, Inc., February 2019. The University of Cincinnati IP and Computer Law Journal

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