EDUCATIONKrista earned her Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2018, where she was a member of the Trial Advocacy Team, the Treasurer of the Corporate Law Society, and earned a Public Interest Award for 123 hours of service. She graduated from Northern Illinois University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science with an emphasis in Public Law.
ADMISSIONSKrista was admitted to the Illinois bar in 2018.
Krista L. Krepp
Krista is an associate at Lipe Lyons who diligently defends her clients against a wide variey of claims. She recognizes that each case is unique, and works with her clients to represent their interests.Krista has experience defending business - from small, family-owned corporations to large construction and transportation companies - against catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death claims which allege breach of contract, negligence, premises liability, and product liability.
Before joining Lipe Lyons, Krista worked for the Cook County Public Defender's Office, where she tried nine felony cases to verdict, including four jury trials. She achieved favorable outcomes in cases involving first degree murder, aggravated battery, criminal trespass and DUIs. In law school she was a member of the Trial Advocacy Team ranked fourth in the nation, the Treasurer of the Corporate Law Society, and a Vice Justice of Phi Alpha Delta, the largest co-ed professional law fraternity in the United States. Krista also received a certification in Criminal Litigation, which included representing offenders who had been released from their criminal sentence yet continued to be unconstitutionally held in civil detention.
Currently, Krista is an active member of the Illinois Defense Lawyer's Association, the Chicago Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. She is a member of the ABA Trial Practice Committee and the ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee.