Krista J. Schmitz has been a litigation associate at Olenn & Penza since joining the firm in 2008. Krista represents individuals, insurers, businesses, and municipalities, in litigation in all Rhode Island and Massachusetts trial courts. Currently, Krista's practice is focused on insurance defense, personal injury, employment, and municipal contract disputes and litigation. In addition to her trial work, Krista has resolved numerous cases in a variety of areas through alternative dispute resolution procedures including arbitration and mediation.
In addition to handling her own caseload, Krista has researched, drafted, and argued hundreds of procedural and dispositive motions in Rhode Island and Massachusetts Courts in a variety of types of cases including civil rights, wrongful death, legal malpractice, and personal injury cases.