Kristen is a Senior Associate in the Denver office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. Her practice focuses on all aspects of employment-based immigration, including non-immigrant and immigrant visa matters.

Prior to joining BAL, Kristen practiced business immigration law in Chicago at a global immigration firm, where she advised clients in the financial services, automotive, executive recruiting, agricultural, manufacturing, petrochemical, technology, and real estate industries. She represented a broad range of employers in their immigration matters, including nonimmigrant and immigrant visas. Additionally, she represented individuals in family-based immigration matters; accompanied clients to USCIS interviews; provided comprehensive I-9 guidance; and assisted clients in resolving complex immigration matters.

Education & Admissions

Boston College Law School, Juris Doctorate
The Fletcher School, Tufts University, Master of Law and Diplomacy
Skidmore College, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Admitted: Illinois and Massachusetts


American Immigration Lawyers Association


Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star by Thomson Reuters 2019