Kristina L. Derro

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Northville, Michigan
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Kristina Derro concentrates her practice in civil matters with a special emphasis on veterans law, real estate, and contract litigation. Prior to joining the Fausone Bohn team, Kristina worked as a social worker with the economically disadvantaged and populations suffering from mental health disorders. During her time at the University of Michigan, she also worked in Livonia Public Schools as a social worker, helping students in special education programs.

She joined the firm as a law clerk in 2005, and after law school came back and has been one of the firm's go-to attorneys for veterans law issues. Kristina's expertise has earned her recognition as a 2013 Super Lawyers Rising Star and a 2012 Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Up & Coming Lawyer.

She is a 2006 graduate of Wayne State University Law School and has both a Bachelor's and Master's degree from the University of Michigan.

Areas of Practice

  • Veterans Rights
  • Real Estate
  • Contract Litigation
  • Federal Tort Claims

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2007


  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2006
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • M.S.W. - 2003
    • Major: Social Work
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • B.A. - 2001
    • Honors: University and Class Honors
    • Major: Psychology

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star, 2013 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Michigan Bar Association, Member, 2005 - Present