Kristeen is a 4th generation Wyomingite, born and raised in Glenrock. She graduated from the University of Wyoming with a degree in zoology/physiology. She is a 2001 honor graduate of the University of Wyoming College of Law. Prior to joining the Spence Law Firm in 2003, she served as a law clerk for judges on the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Natrona County (7th) District Court of Wyoming. She and her husband live in Wilson, Wyoming.
Since joining the firm, Kristeen has represented clients injured or killed while working for Wyoming industries, including drilling rigs, saw mills, and pharmaceutical manufacturing plants. She has also represented clients seriously injured in auto, truck, and passenger bus collisions.
Recently, Kristeen obtained a settlement for a Wyoming man injured in a passenger bus rollover accident, and settled a federal wrongful death lawsuit against Halliburton. She currently represents the family of a twenty-six year old man who was electrocuted and died while working for a drilling company in the Jonah Field in southwest Wyoming.
Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyer’s College (2009)
Wyoming Trail Lawyer’s Association
Federal Bar Association – Wyoming Chapter President-Elect
Volunteer Board Member for Raising Readers in Wyoming: www.raisingreadersinwyoming.org
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
• Through affiliation, Kristeen represents clients in many other federal and state courts throughout the United States.
“If you want to find corruption in our society, look to the industries and professionals that by law are immune from lawsuits or are allowed to relax behind tort reform damage caps. If only our laws protected our workers with equal fervor.”