Kristi Kingston


Practice Area

  • Sex Discrimination & Harassment
  • Race Discrimination & Harassment
  • Disability Discrimination & Harassment
  • Hostile & 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 & Hour Violations

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.

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