Kristen L. Bienstock earned her J.D. Degree from New England School of Law in 2002. Ms. Bienstock graduated with Dean's list honors, as well as winning the Public Interest Law Grant. After law school, Ms. Bienstock spent time in California honing her family law skills at various local family law firms before moving to Washington. Ms. Bienstock believed that in starting her own practice, she could be more effective in helping people deal with a variety of legal issues. Ms. Bienstock founded Bienstock Law, PLLC to assist people through one of the most disheartening times in their lives .
Ms. Bienstock has represented many clients in contested and uncontested dissolution proceedings, domestic violence cases, adoptions, relocation cases, child custody and child support modifications. Ms. Bienstock was a Mentee attorney with the King County Bar Association's Family Law Mentor Program. She was also involved with Lawyers Fostering Independence, which is a program for children aging out of the foster care system. Ms. Bienstock was actively involved in Pro Bono Work with the King County Bar Associations Free Legal Clinics Family Law Programs and has received the Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation for years 2010 - 2020. Bienstock Law, PLLC has allowed Ms. Bienstock to fully realize her passion for helping people at all levels of litigation and protection.
Ms. Bienstock is active in a number of professional organizations including the Washington State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the King County Bar Association, WSBA - Family Law Section, ABA - Family Law Section, and Children's Rights. Ms. Bienstock is also a proud member of many committees in which policy is drafted. Kristen treats every client with respect and integrity.
Ms. Bienstock has won the 10 best attorneys in client satisfaction from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys for 2017-2021 and has also been recognized as the top 100 family law attorneys in the State of Washington for the year 2018 - 2021 by the American Society of Legal Advocates. Kristen was chosen as the top 100 Attorneys for 2019 from the American Academy of Attorneys. Ms. Bienstock was recognized by Lawyers of Distinction for excellence in family law and divorce law for 2019, as well by Attorney & Practice Magazine's TOP 10 Family Law Female Attorney & Family Law Attorney 2021.