Kristyne M Schaaf Olson

Associate Attorney

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Contact Information

928-445-6860
kolson@mshwlaw.com
Murphy Schmitt Hathaway Wilson & Becke PLLC
PO BOX 591, Prescott, Arizona, 86302-0591
http://www.mshwlaw.com

Discipline

None


Miscellaneous

Status: Active  

Board Certified Specialization: None  

Professional Liability Insurance: Yes  

Admitted to Practice Law: 2016

Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: January 28, 2016

Other Language(s): None


Biography

Kristyne M. Schaaf-Olson practices primarily in the areas of personal injury, product liability, wrongful death, insurance law, construction and civil appellate practice. She is a member of the State Bar of Arizona, State Bar of Nevada and Navajo Nation Bar. Ms. Olson also provides services regarding Drone/UAS related issues.

Ms. Olson received her Juris Doctor degree from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law with certificates in Environmental & Sustainability Law and Indian Law, as well as pro bono distinction. Ms. Olson received her Bachelor of Arts, Pre-Law degree from the University of Nevada, Reno with a minor in Business Administration.

Ms. Olson was born and raised in Reno, Nevada before moving to the Prescott area. She was a legal secretary/assistant for ten (10) years prior to attending law school, assisting in areas of civil litigation (personal injury, construction defect, commercial transactions and banking) and criminal law (felony, misdemeanor, death penalty and juvenile). She can be reached at kolson@mshwlaw.com.

Honors/Memberships: State Bar of Arizona State Bar of Nevada Navajo Nation Bar Association Yavapai County Bar Association, Secretary Arizona Women Lawyers Association, Board Member Prescott Pops Symphony, Secretary  Prescott Area Young Professionals Prescott Frontier Days, Volunteer Yavapai County Big Brothers Big Sisters, Volunteer Big Sister Author, The Necessity of the Network: Why a Successful Career Services Program for Athletes Must Be Tailored to the Unique Opportunities for Athletes, 4 Sports & Ent. L.J. 541 (2015). 2014-2015, Editor-in-Chief, Law Journal for Social Justice 2014-2015, Articles Editor, Sports & Entertainment Law Journal

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Appellate Practice Civil Appeals
Construction Law Construction Accidents, Construction and Surety Law, Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Arbitration, Construction Claims, Construction Insurance Defense, Construction Insurance, Construction Mediation, Construction Products Liability, Construction Litigation, Construction Liens, Construction Liability, Contractor Performance Bonds, Environmental Construction Law, Materialmens Liens
Native American Law Indian Law, Indian Land Law, Indian Water Claims, Federal Indian Law, Native American Law, Tribal Law, State-Tribal Relations, Navajo Tribal law
Litigation Civil Litigation, Breast Implant Litigation, Defense Litigation, Complex Litigation, Federal Litigation, Heavy Equipment Products Liability, Federal Civil Litigation, Environmental Products Liability, Motorcycle Products Liability, Manufacturers Liability, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Recall, Product Failure, Product Defects, Propane Products Liability, Trial Practice
Personal Injury Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Bicycle Accidents, Automobile Negligence, Bus Accidents, Brain Injury, Bodily Injury, Boating Accidents, Accidents, Animal Attacks, Severe Burns, Slip and Fall, Spinal Injury, Pedestrian Injuries, Product Liability, Personal Injury Appeals, Dog Bites, Catastrophic Injury, Motorcycle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries, Electrical Injury, Head Injury, Third Party Wrongful Death, Whiplash, Wrongful Death
Real Estate/Real Property Environmental Land Use, Commercial Real Estate Litigation, Property Rights, Land Use Litigation
Torts Civil Liability, Intentional Torts, Tort Liability, Tort Defense
Water Law Water Rights, Water Treaty Rights, Water Disputes, Water Litigation

Jurisdictions

  • Arizona (Active), Navajo Nation Tribal Court (Active), Nevada (Active)

Law School

  • Arizona State

  • Last Updated: November 22, 2019
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  • Prescott, Arizona, Yavapai County
  • Accept Credit Cards: Yes
  • Free Consultations: Yes

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