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Since 2001, Kristen has represented clients in a wide variety of practice areas including white collar criminal defense and general commercial litigation. She also has represented employees whose rights have been violated or threatened by their employers. After clerking for a federal judge, Kristen practiced at a large New Jersey law firm. In 2014, Kristen joined the Law Offices of Damian Christian Shammas, LLC as Of Counsel.

Kristen is admitted to practice in New Jersey, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. She is a member of the New Jersey Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

In 2000, Kristen earned her law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey, graduating cum laude. In 1997, she completed her undergraduate studies at Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, graduating summa cum laude with a degree in English.

Kristen is currently the Co-President of the Lazar Parent Teacher Council and has served as the President of the Hilldale Parent Teacher Council and Co-President of the Presidents’ Council for the Montville Board of Education.