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.
Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 2019
University of Louisville, B.S., Sports Administration, 2016. cum laude
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Intern to the Chair
Jefferson County Circuit Court, Staff Attorney
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).
American Inn of Courts
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.
JAG Corps Army Reserve
Southeast Christian Church missions
Licensed Foster Parent
Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Belonging Committee, Member
Women’s Initiative Committee, Member
“[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