Born and raised in Shreveport, Kristen Bernard has been practicing law since 2000. Prior to joining Dudley DeBosier in April, her past work experience included insurance defense, general civil litigation and criminal defense. She is especially proud of her time as the supervising attorney of the Caddo Parish Public Defender Office, Juvenile Division. She held that position for approximately a decade serving the citizens of Caddo Parish.
Kristen received her Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas Christian University in 1996. She went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from LSU’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 2000. She is a member of numerous legal and non-profit organizations that serve the local community. She currently serves on the Mayor’s Women’s Commission, the Volunteers for Youth Justice board and the YWCA board as Vice President.
She is married to Brian Bernard and they have one son, Baker Bernard.