Kristin Merrick focuses her legal practice on personal injury litigation, including negligence matters, motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and premise liability matters. She has extensive trial and advocacy experience.
Kristin received her B.A., cum laude, from the State University of New York College at Geneseo and received her J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law. Prior to joining the firm, Kristin was an Assistant District Attorney for Monroe County. Working as a prosecutor she gained extensive courtroom experience independently conducting over thirty jury trials and hundreds of bench trials, hearings, and motion arguments. She prosecuted various offenses including sex crimes, child abuse, assault, and driving while intoxicated cases.
Kristin is a member of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice, New York State Bar Association, Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys, and the Monroe County Bar Association.
In her spare time, Kristin enjoys volunteering. She is a current board member for the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys. Formerly, Kristin served on the Monroe County Bar Associations, Young Lawyer’s Section board and as a board member for Homestead’s For Hope, a one of a kind community farm focused on inclusion, independence, socialization, and skill training for people of all abilities. For the past five years, Kristin has been a member of the Lawyer’s for Learning program where she meets and mentors students weekly at Adlai E. Stevenson School No. 29.