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Kristen is an Attorney and Vice President at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll P.L.C., whose work focuses on family law and litigation. She primarily works in the Coralville office. Prior to joining S & I, Kristen served as staff attorney at Kids First Law Center where she provided legal representation to clients in high-conflict family law cases and led workshops for children of divorce. During law school, Kristen represented indigent clients as a student-attorney for the Zeke Giorgi Legal Clinic and the Office of the State Appellate Defender. Typical work for Kristen includes:


Typical work for Kristen includes:

  • Dissolution of Marriage (divorce), both traditional and collaborative
  • Child custody and visitation disputes
  • Valuation of businesses and identifying hidden assets in dissolution cases
  • Child support
  • Spousal support
  • Premarital agreements
  • Mediation
  • Modification and enforcement of decrees and orders ▪ Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) Disputes
  • Parenting coordination
  • Domestic abuse orders of protection
  • Appeals

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  • University of Iowa, B.A. (2008)
  • Northern Illinois University College of Law, JD (2011)
    • Cum laude
    • NIU Law Review Notes & Comments Editor (2011)
  • Professor Jenna Hunter’s Research Assistant (2009-2011)
  • The Central Iowa Academy of Collaborative Professionals – Collaborative Law Training (2015)
  •  Association of Family and Conciliation Courts – Parent Coordination Training (2017)
  •  Mosten 40-Hour Basic Divorce Mediation Training Certificate (2017)

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