Krista LaFave

Warshafsky Law Firm - Milwaukee
839 N Jefferson St Ste 300
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 276-4970

Admitted to Bar
2013, State of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

Tulane University Law School
University of WisconsinMadison, BA Political Science and French

Honors & Activities
Elected as a Governor to the Wisconsin State Bar Board of Governors (7/1/2018-6/30/2020; reelected 7/1/2020-6/30/2022); elected by fellow Governors to Executive Committee (7/1/2020-6/30/2021); selected to Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee (2021-2022)
Appointed as representative from the Wisconsin State Bar to the American Bar Association (7/1/2020-6/30/2022)
Selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018-2021
Member of the Board of Zoning Appeals, Wauwatosa, WI (2018-present)
Volunteer Attorney, Eviction Defense Project (2017-present)
Sheraton Lawns Neighborhood Association, Wauwatosa, WI, Board Member (2014-2019), President (2018-2019)
Association for Women Lawyers, Litigation Discussion Group Chair (2014-present), Programs Director (2019-Present) 
Simpson & Deardorff, S.C., Associate Attorney (20142016)
Milwaukee County Circuit Court, Milwaukee, WI, Law Clerk (20132014)
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA, Judicial Extern (20122013)
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Milwaukee, WI, Extern for the Legal Unit (2012)
Wisconsin Supreme Court, Madison, WI, Judicial Intern (2011)
Bureau d’Avocats Protat, Paris, France, Legal Intern (2011)
Tulane University Legal Assistance Program, New Orleans, LA, Law Clerk (2011)
Hope Network, Inc., Board Member (2015-2018)
Selected to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40