Kristina A. Coleman



Untangling complex medical product liability litigation is Kristina Coleman’s strong suit. As a member of the firm’s product liability team, she wields legal acumen and unsparing attention to detail to support health and life sciences clients.

Kristina is experienced in:

  • Collecting and reviewing company documents and data for production
  • Preparing strategic dispositive motions
  • Conducting complex legal research
  • Interviewing witnesses
  • Preparing matters for alternative dispute resolution

Kristina has played a key role in two trial teams defending life-saving medical products in both state and federal courts. She has particular expertise in assisting with the preparation for cross-examination of opposing expert witnesses. 

Previous Experience

Prior to joining the firm, Kristina clerked for the Honorable Sheryl Lynch in the Marion County Circuit Court, drafting proposed orders, conducting legal research, preparing research memoranda and analyzing quiet title cases for statutory compliance.

Kristina is a former Faegre Baker Daniels summer associate, where she assisted attorneys with drafting amicus briefs to the United States Supreme Court, conducted legal research and drafted pleadings for pro bono cases. Kristina also gained legal experience as a judicial extern for the Honorable Heather Welch in the Marion County Superior Court and as a judicial extern for Indiana Supreme Court Justice Steven David.

Kristina worked as a research assistant for Professor Xuan-Thao Nguyen, and was a student member of the Indianapolis American Inn of Courts.

Personal Interests

Kristina is a committed volunteer. During law school, she served as secretary for the Black Law Students Association, production coordinator for the Family Law Society’s Annual Teal Tie Fundraising Dinner, and a McKinney Mentor.


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana


Marion County Circuit Court, Hon. Sheryl Lynch, 2017-2017


Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
J.D. summa cum laude, Indiana Law Review Articles Editor (2017)

Indiana University, Bloomington
B.S. in Operations Management, with high distinction (2011)

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Pro Bono Program – Gold Level Certificate (200+ Pro Bono hours)

Professional Associations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Marion County Bar Association
  • Seventh Circuit Bar Association


  • The National Black Lawyers — Top 40 Under 40, Indiana, 2019 
  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law — Faculty Prize, awarded to the graduate who demonstrated the most outstanding accomplishment in the areas of academics, leadership and service, 2017
  • Faegre Baker Daniels Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2017-19
  • Staton Intramural Moot Court Order of the Barristers, 2016-17
  • Faegre Baker Daniels – Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship, 2016
  • Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunity Fellow, 2014
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