Overview

Kristina Coleman defends clients in product liability litigation and advises them through dispute resolution.

Past Experience

Prior to joining Faegre Baker Daniels, Kristina clerked for the Honorable Sheryl Lynch in the Marion County Circuit Court, drafting proposed orders, conducting legal research, preparing research memoranda and analyzing quiet title cases for statutory compliance.

Kristina is a former FaegreBD summer associate, where she assisted attorneys with drafting amicus briefs to the United States Supreme Court, conducted legal research and drafted pleadings for pro bono cases. Kristina also gained legal experience as a judicial extern for the Honorable Heather Welch in the Marion County Superior Court and as a judicial extern for Indiana Supreme Court Justice Steven David.

Kristina worked as a research assistant for Professor Xuan-Thao Nguyen, and was a student member of the Indianapolis American Inn of Courts.

Personal Interests

Kristina is a committed volunteer. During law school, she served as secretary for the Black Law Students Association, production coordinator for the Family Law Society’s Annual Teal Tie Fundraising Dinner, and a McKinney Mentor.

Services & Industries

Credentials

Bar Admissions

Indiana

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana

Clerkships

Marion County Circuit Court, Hon. Sheryl Lynch, 2017-2017

Education

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
J.D. summa cum laude, Indiana Law Review Articles Editor (2017)

Indiana University, Bloomington
B.S. in Operations Management, with high distinction (2011)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Beyond Baidoo v. Blood-Dzraku: Service of Process Through Facebook and Other Social Media Platforms Through an Indiana Lens
    50 Ind. L. Rev. 645, 2017

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Pro Bono Program – Gold Level Certificate (200+ Pro Bono hours)

Professional Associations

  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Honors

  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law — Faculty Prize, awarded to the graduate who demonstrated the most outstanding accomplishment in the areas of academics, leadership and service, 2017
  • Faegre Baker Daniels – Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2017
  • Staton Intramural Moot Court – Order of the Barristers, 2016-2017
  • Faegre Baker Daniels – Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship, 2016
  • Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunity – Fellow, 2014
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