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Kristi Kingston

Attorney
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Attorney Kristi Kingston has been representing clients in employment litigation in federal court for over 20 years. Her practice emphasizes plaintiff’s employment discrimination litigation, including sex, age, race, disability, religion, and national origin discrimination and retaliation cases. She also represents clients in wrongful discharge, Equal Pay Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, wage and hour, and personal injury cases.

Areas of Practice

  • Sex Discrimination and Harassment
  • Race Discrimination and Harassment
  • Disability Discrimination and Harassment
  • Hostile and Offensive Work Environment
  • National Origin Discrimination
  • Religious Discrimination
  • Unlawful Retaliation
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Whistleblowing
  • Family and Medical Leave Act Violations
  • Worker’s Compensation Retaliation
  • Breach of Contract
  • Severance/Separation Agreements
  • Wage and Hour Violations

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • NELA, the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Member
  • Association of Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City, Board Member

Past Positions

  • President of the Eighth Circuit National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
  • President of the Kansas City Chapter of NELA
  • President of the Foundation of the Lawyers Association of Kansas City (LAKC)
  • President of LAKC’s Board of Directors
  • Chair of the Board of Directors for Coro Kansas City (non-profit leadership development program)
  • Eighth Circuit representative to NELA’s Affiliate Relations Committee 2012 - 2018

Professional Background

Kristi Kingston is a 1997 graduate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. She is a frequent speaker at legal seminars on employment law, and she has successfully litigated numerous employment cases, including obtaining a $2,500,000 verdict in 2014 for her client in a sexual harassment case.

In addition to her employment practice, Kristi has been and continues to be involved in a number of civic organizations. Licensed only in Kansas and Missouri. Admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

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  • Client Distinction Award
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  • Fellows American Bar Foundation
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  • Super Lawyers
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  • Top Attorneys in Colorado
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    Rated as one of the top attorneys in Colorado.

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