Krista Pezewski is an attorney in HKM's civil litigation group focusing her litigation and trial practice in the areas of product liability, commercial litigation, transportation litigation, insurance law, and appeals.
Krista has represented a wide variety of clients from large corporations, including agricultural, commercial, and home appliance equipment manufacturers, to small businesses and individuals. She has handled a wide variety of claims including wrongful death, catastrophic personal injury claims, warranty disputes, contract claims, claims for lost profit or business income, issues of insurance coverage, and other general litigation matters up to and through trial and any subsequent appeals.
She is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts of Minnesota and Wisconsin, and has practiced in a number of other courts and jurisdictions throughout the country.
Krista is a member of the Minnesota and Wisconsin Bar Associations, the Ramsey County Bar Association, the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Minnesota Women Lawyers and the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce. She has served as a volunteer attorney for Tubman's Safety Project to secure protective orders on behalf of victims of domestic abuse. Krista also has served as a mentor to law students through a local law school's formal mentoring program.
Krista received her J.D., cum laude, from Hamline University School of Law. While in law school, she worked as a judicial extern for the Hon. Donovan J. Frank of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. Krista also served eight years with the Minnesota National Guard, which included an overseas deployment to Kuwait.
In her free time, Krista enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and hiking.
- A Duty to Design an Accident Proof Product? December 2017
- Window Coverings – Not Simply Décor, MB Legal News – October, 2013
- Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2017 - 2018
- MSBA North Star Lawyer, 2013
- Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association (MDLA)
- Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA)
- Wisconsin State Bar Association (WSBA)
- Ramsey County Bar Association (RCBA)
- Minnesota Women Lawyers (MWL)
- St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce (SPACC)