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Meet the Vibrant Law Team

We're a small firm with a primary mission of helping everyday people find solutions to their legal issues that help bring clarity, balance, and peace to their lives. 

More about Kristi

Education and Community Involvement

2017-2020

Willamette University, College of Law, JD

Kristi focused on taking every class that would enable to her open her own firm as soon as possible. She entered and exited law school with a singular goal to work in family law. Along the way, through clerkships and relationships, she learned she also had a passion for probate and estate planning. Check out this article Willamette University recently published about Kristi's journey!

2015-2017

Portland State University, Bachelor of History

Kristi's classes were often focused on women's history, and more specifically, African American women's history. Beyond that, Kristi became passionate about learning foreign languages and spent 2.5 years studying French.

Helping the Community

Family Law Executive Committee board member; Portland Urban Debate League Board Member; attorney provider for Slavic Oregon Social Services

For the Family Law Executive Committee (FLEC) Kristi meets with a group of lawyers every month to help plan events and discuss the needs for the family law section of the Oregon State Bar. Kristi recently took on the role of treasurer on this board.

 

For the Portland Urban Debate League (PUDL), Kristi is just starting her journey with helping make debate accessible to historically marginalized middle and high school students. Kristi was recently appointed as the treasurer for this board.

For the Slavic Oregon Social Services (SOSS), Kristi provides legal representation at a discounted rate to clients who are often low income, survivors of domestic violence, and have experienced marginalization due to language and culture barriers. 

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