Kristi received her law degree from Mercer Law School, where she also received a certificate in Advanced Legal Writing, Research, and Drafting. At Mercer, she also received two CALI Excellence for the Future Awards, given to the highest scoring student in a law school class. During law school, Kristi served as president of the Joshua’s Wish Committee, served as a Labor and Employment Section Student Co-Chair, and also served as a member of Mercer’s Health Law Society. While completing her juris doctorate, she also gained valuable experience working at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., the Superior Court of Houston County, and the Atlanta Legal Aid Society’s Health Law Unit. She also has two years of experience working at real estate law firms, where she assisted with corporate and real estate transactions, trial preparation and discovery.
Prior to obtaining her law degree, Kristi received a B.A. in English at the University of Georgia, as well as a Disability Studies Certificate.