Kristen Beightol is a seasoned litigator with over 15 years of experience. She handles complex civil litigation including medical malpractice, construction, trucking, premises liability, products liability, insurance defense, business and employment matters. Kristen also has significant experience representing governments all over the country against corporations to recoup unpaid taxes. She has experience representing defendants and plaintiffs.

Publications and Presentations

“A Focused Practice,” AAJ Trial Magazine, March, 2017

“Justice for Him, Justice for All,” AAJ Trial Magazine, 2015

NCAJ Trial Briefs Magazine 2014 Health Edition, Editor

“Navigating the Medical Records Maze,” AAJ Trial Magazine, 2013

“Pharma Wars,” AAJ Trial Magazine, 2012

“How to Obtain Your Client’s Medical Records Quickly and Cost-Effectively,” Institute for Paralegal Education Newsletter, April, 2012

“The Nuts and Bolts of Medical Malpractice Cases for Paralegals,” IPE Seminars, February, 2011

“Closing out the Case,” presentation to Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Paralegal and Legal Assistant Workshop, June, 2010

Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, panel speaker at John Marshall Law School, April, 2010

“Res Ipsa Loquitur in Med Mal Cases,” North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, June, 2008

“Case Preparation – Getting in Sync with Your Attorney,” presenter for NBI, Inc., January, 2008

“Medical Malpractice,” presentation to Wake Early College High School, Bio Medical Technology Class, November, 2007

“Motions in Limine: Curb the Worst of the Defense Tactics” and “Anticipate the Defense Motions in Limine and Brief the Issues: A Quiz File for Lawyers,” presentation to North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, February, 2005

“Settling with the Third-Party Tortfeasor: Taking on the Employer’s Lien,” co-authored with Mark McGrath, North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, February, 2004

“Chapter 12: The Law of Expert Witnesses,” co-authored with Bill Faison, Wake Forest University School of Law CLE, 2002

“Representing the Anesthetized Patient,” co-authored with Mark McGrath, North Carolina Lawyer’s Weekly, December, 2002