Kristin represents school districts, charter schools and private schools. She provides value to her clients by representing them in all aspects of school law.

Kristin provides general counsel services to school law clients throughout New York State. She has experience in various areas of law that affect schools, including but not limited to: school board governance; school elections; school finance; policy development; contract drafting and negotiation; employee discipline; student discipline; Open Meetings Law; student privacy; student residency and homelessness; use of school facilities; student records; data privacy; and special education. Kristin has particular expertise in the Freedom of Information Law.   

  • Order of the Coif
  • Justinian Honorary Law Society
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys, Books & Bottles Chair
  • Volunteer Attorney, Volunteer Legal Services of Monroe County, Inc.
  • Syracuse University College of Law Pro Bono Fellow (2015-2016)

  • Confidentiality, Executive Session & Public vs. Private Communication, Central New York School Boards Association, June 10, 2023
  • Moderator, The ABCs of Data Privacy: GDPR, CCPA, NY SHIELD Act and More, Monroe County Bar Association, April 16, 2020

  • "Governor Signs Law Waiving Evaluation Requirements for 2020-21 School Year," Central New York Business Journal, June 21, 2021

  • Attorney Volunteer Advisor, Rochester Teen Court
  • Board Member, Greater Rochester American Red Cross