Kris is a paralegal in our Grand Forks office. She is a graduate of St. Cloud State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice. Kris has extensive work experience in the legal industry. Prior to attending St. Cloud State University, she worked in the private sector as a legal secretary and in various roles in the county court system.  Since graduation, Kris has worked as a paralegal with the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office handling Implied Consent cases for the Department of Public Safety; at the Eau Claire Police Department in the Special Services Bureau; as a Manager at the Division of Hearings and Appeals in Eau Claire, Wisconsin managing probation and parole revocation matters; and as a Deputy Clerk of Court II with the Grand Forks District Court. Prior to joining Vogel Law Firm, Kris worked with Vogel Law Firm attorney, Peter Welte, at the Grand Forks State’s Attorney’s Office.

Kris and her husband Paul live in East Grand Forks, Minnesota with their three children. They are active members in the Red River Valley Gymnastics Academy and the East Grand Forks Music Boosters.