Kristen Bates

CO-VP Social

Kristen Bates is a Senior Associate Attorney at The Strong Firm P.C. where she practices Commercial Litigation, Commercial Disputes, Business Law and Contracts, and Real Estate. Kristen joined The Strong Firm P.C. as an experienced associate in August 2017. Prior to joining The Strong Firm P.C., she was an associate attorney at Hughes Watters & Askanase, L.L.P. in Houston where she represented business clients in civil litigation, real estate and bankruptcy matters. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston Law Center.

Kristen is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and in the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Western, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas. While a student at the University of Houston Law Center, Kristen competed on the University’s Moot Court Team and served as a contributing editor to the Houston Law Center-based Journal of Consumer and Commercial Law.

In addition to her practice, Kristen takes an active interest in serving her community and spending time with her family. She has been a member of the Woodlands Bar Association since 2017 and joined the Board in 2019 as a Social Co-Chair.