Krisina is an associate at Susman Godfrey, representing plaintiffs and defendants in all types of commercial litigation. She has served on the HYLA Board for the past three years: as a Director, Treasurer, and President-Elect. She is thrilled to now serve as HYLA President for the 2020-2021 bar year. Krisina's focus for the year is connecting Houston young lawyers—through social, learning, and service opportunities. Krisina is from Laredo, Texas, and graduated from Rice University and Stanford Law School. She clerked for the Honorable Diana Saldaña (S.D. Tex.) and the Honorable Jennifer Elrod (5th Circuit), HYLA's current judicial liaison.