Kristin Lausten is the founding attorney of Lausten & Co., LLC in New Orleans, Louisiana
Kristin M. Lausten is the founding member of Lausten & Co., LLC., a boutique firm with a focus on complex litigation. Kristin is also affiliated with New Orleans based Scott, Vicknair, Hair & Checki, LLC where she maintains an active parachute and rescue counsel trial practice.
Kristin has experience in the legal industry, both as an attorney and as a litigation consultant. She advises law firms, legal experts and service companies on both legal and strategic issues and provides brief writing services at the Federal, State and appellate level.
Kristin practices on both sides of the bench, representing both plaintiffs and defendants. She has been involved in disputes relating to products liability, environmental and toxic torts, insurance-related matters, and maritime accidents. Kristin has also acted as counsel in several large-scale oil and gas disputes, including the Bayou Corne Litigation in Louisiana.
As a legal consultant, Kristin provides excess monitoring services in coverage disputes, parachute trial counsel services, and litigation support services throughout the United States. Kristin provides legal advice to management, in-house and expert services teams across corporate, infrastructure, dispute resolution, environmental, health and safety, planning and compliance and general trial law.
As a litigation support consultant with a background in complex litigation, Kristin coordinates with legal teams in the preparation of a case for trial. This ensures the proper organization of documents and databases, the creation of appropriate litigation binders for attorneys, witnesses, experts, and the court, and that all pre-trial motions are properly filed.
Kristin prides herself on delivering one-on-one service to all clients with the in-depth knowledge and resources that a large firm can offer with the streamlined handling and personal attention only available in a boutique firm.
Her practice areas include:
- Services for Attorneys – Appellate Litigation, trial support services, and more.
- Legal Assistance for Businesses – Outside General Counsel Services
- Prosecution and Defense of Claims
Striving to provide aggressive representation for every client, Kristin dedicates herself to ensuring that her clients’ needs are met and exceeded.
- Florida, Pro hac vice, 2019
- New York, Pro hac vice, 2015
- New Jersey, Pro hac vice, 2015
- Louisiana, 2014
- Arkansas, 2011
Juris Doctor (J.D.)
- William H. Bowen School of Law, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR, 2010
Bachelor of Science
- The University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR, 2005
- Major: Criminal Justice
- Minors: Medical Anthropology & Developmental Psychology
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