Kristen has more than 15 years of legal experience which spans all facets of immigration law, including family, employment, deportation, and humanitarian immigration case types. She received her bachelor’s degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and then went on to earn her Juris Doctorate degree from Georgia State University College of Law, with pro bono distinction, while simultaneously working full-time in Big Law.
Kristen is fluent in Spanish and is passionate about immigration law and committed to not only helping companies solve complex workforce challenges but also, doing everything in her power to help families stay together. Her vast knowledge and years of experience provide her with a strong foundation to review any immigration issue from a holistic viewpoint and to provide creative solutions in the ever-changing immigration landscape.
Most recently, Kristen oversaw the legal operations strategy of a startup law firm, where she grew the legal department from ~10 to 100+ staff members in less than 2 years, including the staffing and development of the firm’s international legal support team. Kristen has demonstrated effective organizational leadership skills with a focus on high growth business scalability, people development, organizational value setting, business strategy, and diversity and inclusion.
Kristen lives out her passion every day through her kind and diligent commitment to her clients. When not advocating for her clients, she is traveling and spending time with her family and beloved dogs Bella and Marley.