Attorneys
Kristine H. Bridges

Partner
E-mail:  kbridges@balblawyers.com

Kristine Bridges has over 18 years of experience in complex litigation representing companies facing a variety of disputes including railroad FELA cases, franchise litigation, product liability and multi-plaintiff litigation.  Ms. Bridges has extensive experience defending claims of traumatic and occupational injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome, musculoskeletal disorders and claims of psychological injuries.  She is a critical trial team member providing support pre-trial and during trial including managing trial software.  Ms. Bridges has also successfully argued in the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District of Missouri.

Since 2005, Ms. Bridges has been active as a pro bono attorney for St. Louis-based Legal Advocates for Abused Women representing more than 30 women seeking protective orders for both adults and children.

Ms. Bridges is current a Member-At-Large on the board of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and currently serves as Chair on its Communications Committee.  In 2013, Ms. Bridges received a Women’s Justice Award for litigation practitioner.  In 2015, she received the Missouri Bar Pro Bono Publico Award.  Ms. Bridges also received the Women Lawyers’ President’s Award in 2016.

Honors:

2016   WLA President’s Award

2015   Missouri Bar Pro Bono Publico Award

2013   Women’s Justice Award – Litigation Practitioner 

Education:

Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D., 2000

Webster University, B.S. in Paralegal Studies, 1996

Licensure:

Illinois 2000

Missouri 2000

Practice Areas:

Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Insurance Law, Tort Law

Affiliations:

 Bar Association Metropolitan St. Louis, Member at Large

Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater St. Louis, Past President, President 2011-2012

Community:

 2016-2018     Meadowview Community Property Owners Association Board Member, 2017-2018 President, 2016-2017 Secretary