Kristen R. Kinast

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Office: Itasca
[email protected]
847-670-9000 (office)

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University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, B.A., History & Global Studies, cum laude, 2018

Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2021

  • Outreach Coordinator/Development Editor, Indiana Law Journal

  • Participant, Sherman Minton Moot Court

As an associate at Hodges Loizzi, Kristen Kinast practices in all areas of school and municipal law. Kristen works with clients to provide creative solutions to complex school law issues including employment, corporate, litigation and student matters.

Using her knowledge in these areas, Kristen helps school districts and municipalities to effectively and timely respond to various issues. She believes the practice of law provides the opportunity to assist school districts and municipalities in best serving their communities.

In her spare time Kristen enjoys reading, volunteering at animal shelters, and spending time with her family and friends.

National Council of School Attorneys, Member, 2021 – Present

Illinois Council of School Attorneys, Member, 2021 – Present



  • Selina E. Kerr: Gun Violence Prevention? The Politics Behind Policy Responses in the United States, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2020