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• Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio,
Juris Doctor, 2007
• University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Bachelor of Science,
Magna Cum Laude, 2003

Admitted to Practice

• State of Ohio
• U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
• U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Professional Associations, Affiliations and Achievements

• Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (Women in Law Section)
• National Apartment Association
• Northeast Ohio Apartment Association
• CMBA 2016 Women in the Law Rising Star
• Kaleidoscope Magazine’s 40/40 Club


Criminal Records and Medical Marijuana in Housing, Ohio Housing Conference (Columbus, Ohio), 2019

FMLA & ADA, International Public Management Association for Human Resources, 2019

Medical Marijuana, National Association of Homebuilders, 2019

Assistive Animals and Medical Marijuana, Institute of Real Estate Management, 2018

Fair Housing Nuts & Bolts, 2018/2019

Community Service

• College Now
• Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s 3R’s Program Volunteer, 2012 – present


For some fun facts about Kristen, click here:

Kristen Cavin Scrapbook

Practice Areas
  • Employment Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • Landlord/Tenant Law
  • Fair Housing Defense
  • Affordable Housing Compliance
    • HUD-assisted Housing
    • Tax-exempt Bonds
    • Low Income Housing Tax Credits