Kristen earned her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she was a Levy Scholar and graduated summa cum laude. She was awarded Order of the Coif and was the recipient of the David Werner Amram Prize, the Edwin R. Keedy Law Review Award, and the George Shechtman Prize. She received her B.A. and B.B.A. from the University of North Texas, graduating summa cum laude. While in law school, she served as Comments Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and was a research assistant to Professors Herbert Hovenkamp, Jean Galbraith, and Kermit Roosevelt III.  


Comment, Catch Rule 22: When Interpleader Actions Violate Statutory and Constitutional Diversity Jurisdiction Requirements, 168 U. Pa. L. Rev. 467 (2020). 


Admitted only in Pennsylvania. Practice limited to federal litigation outside the District of Columbia and ADR proceedings.



Other Government Service

Judicial Intern, Hon. Lee H. Rosenthal, U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Texas, 2018 
Extern, U.S. Department of State, Office of the Legal Adviser, 2020 

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