- 2007 – B.S., Civil Engineering, Tulane University
- 2012 – J.D., Louisiana State University
A Louisiana native, Kristen Guidry moved to Atlanta, GA after law school in 2012. She received her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Tulane University in New Orleans, where she attended on a full scholarship, and her Juris Doctorate and Diploma of Civil Law from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA, where she attended on a partial scholarship. While in law school, she participated in Moot Court and was a quarterfinalist in the LSU Trial Advocacy competition. She earned a CALI award in Comparative Sales Law and was the recipient of a Public Interest Law Society grant and the Glenn J. Armentor Scholarship for her work at the Federal Public Defender’s Office, where she spent half a year interning in her 2L year.
Prior to law school, Kristen worked as a construction engineer supervisor for the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development installing and building drainage structures, roadways, and bridges in New Orleans. After coming to Georgia, Kristen gained litigation experience while working as an Assistant Public Defender in Superior Court and Juvenile Court of Fulton County.
Kristen Guidry is a member of the Georgia and Louisiana Bar, and member of the Georgia Association for Woman Lawyers and the Atlanta Bar Association. An ardent traveler, Kristen has lived in France, Germany, and Turkey, and speaks conversational French and basic Turkish. She is married and the mother of twin boys.