Kristin Shimabuku


Kristin Shimabuku is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Risk Management Practice Group where she focuses on worker’s compensation litigation. Prior to joining von Briesen, Kristin was a Worker’s Compensation Administrative Law Judge for the Wisconsin Department of Administration and an Unemployment Insurance Attorney for the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. She also worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Milwaukee County and Dane County.

She is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin.

Practice Areas:


  • University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., 2009
  • University of Melbourne, M.A., Criminology 2007
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., 2005

Bar Admissions:

  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin