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Kristi L. Kautz 
Dallas, Texas
Senior Associate
phone 214-987-9600
fax 214-987-9866
email kristi.kautz@fletcherfarley.com
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Kristi joined the team at Fletcher Farley Shipman & Salinas in 2014. Her practice emphasizes a variety of complex areas of the law involving insurance coverage, bad faith claims, insurance defense, premises liability, employer liability, transportation defense as well as general tort liability.

Kristi earned her J.D. from Baylor University School of Law in Waco, TX in 2007 where she was a recipient of the Baylor Law School Academic Excellence Scholarship. She graduated in three years with honors in 2004 receiving her B.A. from The University of Texas, at Austin. While in law school, Kristi received multiple Dean’s List Recognitions and was chosen The Order of the Barrister.

Following law school, Kristi gained extensive experience in all aspects of Insurance Law, Family Law and protecting the rights of businesses across Texas facing litigation under the DTPA. She has assisted in trying a number of cases to a favorable defense verdict.

Areas of Practice:  

Civil litigation
Insurance defense
Premises liability
Business law
Insurance coverage and bad faith
Employer liability
Tort liability

Bar & Court Admissions :

U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
United States Supreme Court


Baylor University School of Law, Waco, TX, 2007
University of Texas at Austin, 2004

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Dallas Bar Association
Collin County Bar Association
Texas Young Lawyer's Association
Texas Exes, Life Member

Kristi L. Kautz

Dallas Office

9201 North Central Expressway
Suite 600
Dallas, TX 75231
Tel: 214-987-9600
Fax: 214-987-9866

Austin Office

1717 W. 6th Street
Suite 300
Austin, Texas 78703
Tel: 512-476-5300
Fax: 512-476-5771

The law firm of Fletcher, Farley, Shipman & Salinas, LLP, serves the legal needs of businesses and individual clients in Texas communities statewide, including Dallas, Austin, Fort Worth, Plano, Denton, Irving, Tyler, Longview, San Antonio, Houston, El Paso and Amarillo.