Kristen H. Dickinson


Kristen H. Dickinson born and raised in Columbia, Missouri.  Kristen H. Dickinson graduated from David H. Hickman High School in 1992, and Truman State University (formerly known as Northeast Missouri State University) in 1996. Mrs. Dickinson attended the University of Missouri-Columbia where she obtained her Master of Public Administration in 1999 and her Juris Doctorate in 2003. Before attending law school, Mrs. Dickinson worked for three statewide elected officials, Roger Wilson, Bekki Cook, and Claire McCaskill. While in law school, Mrs. Dickinson interned for Judge Ron Hollinger of the Western District Court of Appeals in Kansas City, Missouri. Mrs. Dickinson completed an externship with the University of Missouri-Columbia Intercollegiate Athletics Department, where she researched and drafted an Agent Day Proposal for the University.  She is active in the Boone County Bar Association. Mrs. Dickinson specializes in divorces, paternity, juvenile, motions to modify, adoptions, subrogation, collections, landlord/tenant, probate, traffic tickets, personal injury, and civil litigation.  Mrs. Dickinson has participated as an Assistant Coach for a local girls’ basketball team and helps other athletic boys and girls’ teams.

Education: Truman State University (formerly Northeast Missouri State University) (Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Minor, Spanish and Art History; University of Missouri-Columbia (Master of Public Administration); University of Missouri-Columbia (Juris Doctorate)

Honors: Recipient of CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Family Violence and the Law, Greek Spirit Award, MIAA Women’s Swimming All-Academic Team, Scholar-Athlete Award, Nominee- Emerging Business Woman of the Year (Columbia Daily Tribune), 2011 and 2009

Member: Boone County Bar Association (former Treasurer and Member At Large), The Missouri Bar, Girl Scouts of Missouri (former Troop Leader- Daisy, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes), former Metro Rotary – Columbia, Missouri

Favorite Tv Shows: Shark Tank and Elementary – what are yours? 🙂