Kristen Bates is an associate attorney at The Strong Firm, P.C. in The Woodlands, Texas where she represents clients in civil litigation, real estate and bankruptcy matters. Kristen is the chair for the Law Day Luncheon which is a nation-wide celebration to honor the rule of law and how the legal process contributes to our society. Additionally, Kristen has participated in the Adopt An Angel program since her beginning her practice in 2010. She has served on the Adopt An Angel committee since 2015, including holding a co-chair position for the past two years and serving as the HYLF Chair in 2017-2018. She is thankful for the opportunity to work with the Houston Young Lawyers Foundation and the Houston Young Lawyers Association in a program that brings joy to the lives of underprivileged children and their families year after year.