Kristin takes an active role in the firm’s pro bono projects.  She has handled several immigration matters, representing immigrants seeking to obtain legal status by means of asylum, special immigrant juvenile status (SIJS), and the Violence Against Women Act.  She works regularly with Kids In Need of Defense (KIND) representing unaccompanied minors in asylum and SIJS matters.  She also recently worked with Kansas Appleseed Center for Law & Justice, the National Center for Youth Law, and Children's Rights in representing a putative class of all foster children within the State of Kansas seeking to remedy the systematic shortfalls of the State's child welfare system.