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Kristina Keech Spitler, Esq.

Vanderpool, Frostick & Nishanian, PCKristina Keech Spitler, Esq.
22.10.2016 vfn

A shareholder at Vanderpool, Frostick & Nishanian, Kristina has been practicing law for over twenty five years, and has a perceptive understanding of her client’s legal needs. Using her extensive experience and knowledge, Kristina provides innovative solutions that are specific to each of her clients. Her experience includes Employment Law, Civil Litigation, and Municipal Law.

Kristina is a highly ranked speaker and trainer on the topic of Employment Law issues. She has most recently played a large role in hosting one of the largest annual Employment Law Summits in Virginia for the past several years. Kristina uses her experience in leading organizations to help to build up the legal and local community, and strives to provide her client’s with excellent service, handling their legal situations with professionalism and expertise.

Areas of Practice:

Awards:

  • Named Virginia’s “Legal Elite” in Labor/Employment Law by Virginia Business Magazine peer voting system, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2015
  • Recipient of the Justitia Award, Prince William Chapter of Virginia Women Attorneys Association, 2013
  • Named “Influential Women of Virginia” by Virginia Lawyers Weekly, 2009
  • Recipient of the Loy E. Harris Award for Business Excellence, 2009
  • WUSA Channel 9 Employment Law Subject Matter Expert, 2009
  • Recipient of the “Leaders in the Law” award by Virginia Lawyers Weekly, 2016
  • Workforce Management Magazine, Employment Law Subject Matter Expert

Civic and Community Activities:

  • President-Elect of the Prince William County Bar Association
  • President of Center for the Arts of Greater Manassas/Prince William County, 2010-2012
  • Co-Chair and Chairman of Leadership Prince William, 2010-2012
  • Virginia SHRM State Council Member, 2010
  • President of Prince William SHRM, Inc., 2009-2010
  • President of Virginia Women attorneys Association Prince William, 2009-2010
  • Chairman on the board of Prince William Chamber of Commerce, 2003-2004

Education:

  • Juris Doctor, Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary, 1988
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Virginia, 1985

Experience Highlights:

  • Extensive experience representing businesses, municipalities and individuals on labor and employment, business and litigation matters.
    • Past Assistant City Attorney for the City of Manassas
    • Past Assistant Town Attorney for Haymarket, Dumfries, Quantico
    • Represented City of Manassas School Board
    • Private industries
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) trained
    •  In compliance with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulations to handle EEO complaints
    • EEOC mediations & Investigations
  • Ensuring compliance with Title VII, ADEA, ADA and FMLA (amongst other federal, state and local laws)
  • Highly rated speaker and trainer on employment law issues.
  • Corporate Services
    • Policy review
    • Employee handbook creation
    • Staff and management training & presentations
    • Meditation
  • Virginia State Bar