Biography

Through collaboration and implementation of practices and protocols, Kristen Noll manages the Firm’s litigation paralegals and case assistants by helping them streamline workflow and prepare cases for trial. Additionally, she analyzes products and technology available in the legal industry to facilitate electronic discovery and other areas of case preparation.

Kristen held 12 years of experience as a litigation paralegal with Lewis Rice before she left the Firm to attend graduate school. Kristen has a Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. More recently, she earned a Master of Arts in Education from McKendree University, where she was recognized with an award for being an outstanding honor student. She taught elementary students in the Edwardsville School District before returning to the Firm to help manage the Litigation Department.

During Kristen’s employment as a paralegal with Lewis Rice, she was an active member with the St. Louis Association of Legal Assistants, now known as the St. Louis Paralegal Association. In addition to other offices during her membership, she served as the association’s president.

Education

  • McKendree University (M.A., 2016)
    • Elementary Education
    • Phi Kappa Phi
    • Kappa Delta Pi
  • Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (B.S., 1998)
    • Paralegal Studies for Legal Assistants
    • President, Organization of Paralegal Students (1996-1998)

Legal Background

  • Litigation Paralegal, Lewis Rice LLC (1999-2012)
  • Paralegal, Macon County State's Attorney's Office (1998-1999)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Association of Legal Administrators
  • Member, International Legal Technology Association
  • Member, St. Louis Paralegal Association (f/k/a St. Louis Association of Legal Assistants)
    • President (2005-2006)
    • Vice President (2004-2005)
    • Director (2003-2004)
    • Chair of Education/Programs (2002-2003)