Attorney Kristin Henriksen is a founding member of Cardinal Law partners. Kristin was raised in Belmont, North Carolina and attended college at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington where she earned a degree in Political Science. Kristin decided at a young age that she wanted to become a lawyer. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University in 2007.
Kristin became a North Carolina Board Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist in 2013 and is licensed to represent clients in North Carolina and South Carolina.
After law school, Kristin returned home to the Charlotte area and joined a well-respected insurance defense firm where she represented the interests of employers and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation claims and gained valuable experience.
Thereafter, Kristin followed her desire to help others and joined a Plaintiff’s firm where she represented injured workers. Kristin continues to represent injured workers at Cardinal Law Partners and prides herself in zealously advocating for her clients and looking at each case individually to better serve each client. Kristin understands the value of customer service to each and every client and always strives to provide superior service to her clients.
Kristin appears often at the Industrial Commission and also represented clients at the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Kristin has served as an instructor of continuing legal education seminars on various workers’ compensation topics. She is a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, South Carolina Advocates for Justice, South Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, and the Mecklenburg County Bar Association.
Kristin lives in her home town of Belmont, North Carolina with her husband, John, their son, Smith, and their dog, Daisy. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, running, and is an active member of her local church.