Kristan M. Pettiford

Position: Associate Attorney

Kristan M. Pettiford is an associate attorney at National Litigation Law Group. A graduate of Old Dominion University, Kristan obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Akron School of Law. After obtaining her license, Kristan worked at Thomas, Adams, & Associates, P.C., involving herself with civil litigation, traffic, criminal affairs, divorce and estate planning.  She also worked in a similar capacity for the Liberty Law Clinic. Prior to her arrival at NLLG, Kristan practiced with Scott & Associates, P.C. as the lead attorney of Virginia where she worked primarily in collections.  During her years as a lawyer, Kristan has developed exceptional skills in civil litigation, negotiation, legal writing, and management.  At NLLG, Kristan strives to ensure her clients are satisfied through meaningful negotiations and building strong relationships with members of opposing counsel.  She feels that the law firm’s strong community helps encourage growth and compels each individual to perform exceptionally.

ADMISSIONS:
Virginia

BAR AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY:
Supreme Court of Virginia
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia
South Hampton Roads Bar Association
Black Brand, Wealth Machine Attorney Mentor
Old Dominion University, Financial Literacy Mentor & Speaker
Old Dominion University, Alumni Mentor

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
Old Dominion University, B.S. (Political Science)
University of Akron School of Law, J.D.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:
Speaker, “R.I.S.E., Women’s Empowerment Conference,” Chesapeake, VA, July 20, 2019
Panelist, “Uncommon Cents,” Old Dominion University, August 27, 2019
Speaker/Presenter, “How to Save, Shop, & Protect Your Money for the Holidays,” November 6, 2019
Speaker/Presenter, “Health & Wealth in 2020,” January 30, 2020

CLASSES TAUGHT:
Street Law Teacher, Akron, Ohio 2009-2011

LEGAL ASSISTANT: Tina Stinson
PARALEGAL: Lili Acevedo