Kristi A. Bodin received a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1980, and a Juris Doctor from Western New England College School of Law in 1994. Prior to entering the legal profession, Attorney Bodin worked as a manufacturing management professional for several large Massachusetts-based companies which produced industrial and consumer products for domestic and international markets.
Attorney Bodin concentrates her practice in small business formation and advising, civil litigation including personal injury law, municipal law and construction law. She has been assistant counsel to the Bondsville Fire and Water District and to the Towns of Amherst and Westminster. She has also assisted in the representation of the Hampshire Regional School District. She has represented individuals, businesses and municipalities as plaintiffs and defendants in administrative and litigation matters in a broad variety of cases and areas of law.
Between 1994 and 1999, Attorney Bodin began her legal career as an Assistant Attorney General in the Western Massachusetts division. During her tenure at the Attorney General’s office, she represented state agencies and officials in administrative law and civil litigation matters, in jury and non-jury trials as well as motion hearings and pre-suit investigation and negotiations.
Representative clients included the State Police, the Departments of Mental Health and Mental Retardation (now known as the Department of Developmental Services), the Office of Probation, the Registry of Motor Vehicles, Mass Highway (now known at the Department of Transportation) the University of Massachusetts, Greenfield Community College, and many others. Attorney Bodin also served in the Municipal Law Unit between 1997-1999, where she reviewed zoning and general By-laws and related issues for communities throughout Massachusetts.
- Massachusetts, 1994
- United States District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1995
- United States Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit, 2000
Bar Association Memberships
- Hampshire County Bar Association
- Franklin County Bar Association