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Kristin E. Jaquis is an attorney with The Law Office of Jason R. Carpenter, practicing criminal law and family law. After graduating from Pennsylvania State University in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Kristin attended the Dickinson School of Law and received her Juris Doctor in 1994. That year she was admitted to practice law in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Before becoming an attorney, Kristin served her community as a Mental Health Counselor. She was drawn to the practice of law out of an inherent drive to advocate for those without a voice. Her experiences helped shape her holistic approach to legal representation and advocacy. Kristin understands the emotional strain that difficult issues can cause her clients and their families and strives to alleviate these issues by aggressively advocating for her clients to secure the best results possible.

Attorney Jaquis is a fierce advocate. She is passionate about her representation. These characteristics have contributed to her illustrious career in both criminal and civil litigation. Kristin has extensive experience defending clients in major criminal cases including attempted murder, aggravated assault, armed robbery, rape, kidnapping, arson, and drug trafficking. Additionally, she has experience representing clients in all areas of automobile insurance and personal liability She is no stranger to courtroom procedure as she has litigated countless jury and bench trials.

Kristin has served as an Adjunct Professor teaching Political Science and Criminal Law to Undergraduate students. Additionally, she has taught Criminal Law and Procedure to cadets enrolled in the Municipal Police Academy.

Beyond the practice of law, Kristin E. Jaquis is a leader in her community, contributing her skills and effort as a volunteer for various nonprofit organizations. Her love for life shines through from her extensive interest in travel, do-it-yourself (DIY) projects, basketball, and gardening. Kristin Jaquis has two daughters who are embarking on their path in higher education as college students.

If you need an attorney who is committed to be your voice, you can truly benefit from the services of an esteemed legal counselor like Attorney Jaquis at The Law Office of Jason R. Carpenter. Contact us online or call our office today for a free consultation regarding the merits of your case.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law

  • Criminal Law

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

  • U. S. District Court, E.D. of Pennsylvania

  • U.S. District Court, M.D. of Pennsylvania

  • Supreme Court of New Jersey

  • U.S. District Court of New Jersey


  • Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

    • J.D. – 1994

  • Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania

    • B.A. – 1989

Past Work Experience

  • Adjunct Professor

  • Mental Health Counselor


  • Super Lawyers 2019
  • NOVA
  • Reader's Choice
  • 10 Best
  • Avvo 10.0
  • Avvo Client's Choice
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars

Working to Build a Better Tomorrow

What Sets Jason R. Carpenter Apart
  • Phased Flat Fee Model

  • Putting Your Children First

  • Focusing on Quick Solutions

  • Empathizing With Our Clients

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