Kristen is a partner in the Civil Litigation Practice Group at Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Chicago office. Kristen’s practice primarily focuses on the defense of companies, organizations and individuals in construction matters, premises liability, property damage, product liability, subrogation, and third-party employer matters.  Kristen also has experience in defendant condominium and homeowner associations in a number of matters.  She has extensive experience in litigating from pleadings through trial in both State and Federal Court.  Kristen has also engaged in a number of arbitrations and mediations.  Kristen has also represented a number of clients in appellate matters before the Illinois Appellate Court and the United States Court of Appeal for the Seventh Circuit.

Kristen graduated from the University of Notre Dame with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Government and Spanish in 2002. Kristen earned her Juris Doctor from the Seton Hall University College of Law in 2005. She served as the Secretary of the Women’s Bar Association at Seton Hall’s College of Law from 2004-2005.