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Krista J. Pezewski



Legal Specialist

As a trial lawyer, Krista is devoted to successfully resolving difficult issues and developing creative solutions for her clients both inside and outside the courtroom. Her practice is devoted to representing a wide range of businesses — including household names in agriculture and home appliance manufacturing — to small businesses and individuals in product liability, transportation, and business litigation matters. Krista’s wealth of experience across sectors allows her to adeptly manage cases from investigation through appeal.

More About Krista

Krista has significant courtroom experience across the country and has litigated multiple cases to verdict. She collaborates with her clients to understand their business and protect their interests. Krista enjoys learning the industry or science behind the issues and prioritizes open communication and clearly defined goals.

Krista is actively involved in professional organizations on both a local and national level. She served as the co-chair of the Defense Research Institute’s Agricultural, Construction, Mining, and Industrial Equipment Specialized Litigation Group for the Product Liability Committee.

She is also 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. 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.

Member Affiliations

  • Defense Research Institute
  • Minnesota Bar Association
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers
  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • Saint Paul Chamber of Commerce
  • Wisconsin Bar Association


  • Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2017-2023
  • MSBA North Star Lawyer, 2013


  • A Duty to Design an Accident Proof Product? December 2017
  • Window Coverings – Not Simply Décor, MB Legal News – October 2013

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Practice Areas

  • Aviation Litigation
  • Business and Transactional
  • Construction
  • Consulting
  • Insurance Related Litigation
  • Product Liability Defense
  • Transportation


  • State of Iowa
  • State of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • State of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin


  • J.D., cum laude, Hamline University School of Law
  • B.A., University of MN Duluth, Political Science and Government

Outside of the Office

For nearly a decade Krista served in the Minnesota National Guard and was deployed to Kuwait. She is an avid runner and loves to travel. She is most happy spending time with her family.