Kristin Hendrick

Senior Associate

Criminal Defense & Civil Litigation

Kristin Hendrick has extensive experience through all stages of litigation, from drafting and arguing motions to successfully trying cases. Her primary practice area is in criminal law, but has also practiced as a general civil litigator. Kristin has a proven track record of success in criminal law, from misdemeanor traffic offenses to serious felonies, as both a prosecutor and defense attorney. This combined experience allows her to build a solid criminal defense strategy for her clients.

Kristin Hendrick provides clients with services related to:

  • Felony defense
  • Misdemeanor defense
  • Civil litigation
  • Trial


Kristin has a unique perspective as a former prosecuting attorney in Scott County, Minnesota, where she tried misdemeanor and felony criminal cases, including DWI, assaults, criminal sexual conduct, and drug offenses. Kristin began her legal career in the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office in both criminal prosecution and child protection.

Kristin understands that criminal charges and cases affecting your ability to parent your children are the most difficult situations many people will ever face. She specializes in making the legal process accessible and understandable from your first meeting through the resolution of your case. Kristin helps you navigate the legal system to get the best possible outcome for you and your family.


Kristin has practiced as a civil litigator in state and federal courts, developing strategy, writing and arguing motions, and counseling clients in a broad array of subject matters and issues. From initial pleadings to managing discovery, motion practice to settlement negotiation, Kristin has developed a familiarity and comfort with civil litigation that allows her to guide clients through multiple pathways to meet their goals.

Pro Bono Activities

Volunteer, International Justice Mission

professional & educational Foundation

Professional Associations & Memberships

Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA)

Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (MACDA)

Warren E. Burger Inns of Court


William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, MN, 2013

University of Minnesota, 2004
B.A., Psychology

Bar Admissions

Minnesota, 2013

Wisconsin, 2018

U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2013