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Kristina Derro concentrates her practice in civil matters with a special emphasis on veterans law and Federal Tort Claims. Prior to joining Fausone Bohn, LLP, 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, after law school Kristina returned and has been the firm’s go-to attorney for veteran’s law issues. Kristina’s expertise has earned her recognition as a Super Lawyers Rising Star from 2013-2019 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.

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers – Rising Star, 2013—2019
  • Super Lawyers – Up & Coming Lawyer, 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan, 2005—Present
    • Member, Military & Veterans Law Section
  • National Association of Veterans Advocates, 2010—Present 
    • Member, Regulation Comment Committee
  • Oakland County Bar Association, 2010—Present
    • Vice Chair, Veterans Committee, 2020—2021
    • Previous Chair, Veterans Committee, 2014—2015
    • Previous Vice Chair, Veterans Committee, 2013—2014

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