Kristen Mohr focuses her practice on civil rights, Title IX, defamation matters and faculty disputes. As a former Division I student athlete, Kristen brings a valuable perspective of the college landscape, including an expertise in the technology and social media that is ever present in college disciplinary proceedings. Recognizing that one allegation can change the rest of a student’s life, Kristen has a particular focus on being a zealous advocate for students in a wide range of Title IX disciplinary proceedings, relentlessly fighting for the rights of students throughout every step of the process.
Kristen brings experience as an advocate for a wide variety of clients, having represented both complainants and respondents in college disciplinary matters as well as victims of both sexual misconduct and racial discrimination. During law school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Kristen worked as a member of the criminal defense team for a high-profile matter in Wisconsin, securing a not guilty verdict and thereby regaining the client’s life. Additionally, Kristen worked at the Federal Defenders Office of Wisconsin, advocating for indigent clients on numerous matters, ranging from narcotics violations to gang-related violence. Throughout law school, Kristen had a particular focus on the impact of systemic and institutionalized racial discrimination in the criminal justice system and continues to fight for equality and justice.