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Kristi D. Obafunwa

Kristi D. Obafunwa

Kean Miller LLP
  • Environmental Law, Energy, Oil & Gas Law
  • Louisiana
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Summary

Kristi Obafunwa is an associate in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2014 and practices in the energy and environmental group. Kristi represents major Louisiana petrochemical and manufacturing clients and businesses in a variety of litigation - general litigation, oil and gas litigation, and commercial litigation.

Kristi earned her B.S. in 1999 and her M.S. in 2005 from Louisiana State University. Prior to attending law school, she worked in enrollment management particularly focusing on undergraduate admissions and recruitment. Kristi earned her J.D./D.C.L., cum laude, in 2014 from the LSU Law Center, where she was named to the Chancellor’s list, received CALI awards in Legal Professions and Legislation Seminar, and was a member of the Moot Court Board.

Practice Areas
  • Environmental Law
  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Louisiana
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5th Circuit
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United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Attorney
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Research Assistant
LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center
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Judicial Extern
Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeals
Summer Law Clerk
Kean Miller
Summer Law Clerk
Breazeale Sachse and Wilson LLP
Event Coordinator
Bethany World Prayer Center
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Assistant Director of Admissions
Texas A&M University
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Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
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Coordinator of In-State Recruitment, Office of Recruiting Services 2003-2005; Admissions Officer I & II, Office of Undergraduate Admissions 1999-2003
Education
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Juris Doctor (J.D.) / Degree of Comparative Law (D.C.L.) (2014)
Chancellor’s Scholar, Fall 2012, Spring 2013; Henry A. Politz Scholarship recipient, 2011-2012; William B. Owen Scholarship recipient, 2012-2014; Eulis and Brenda Simien Scholarship recipient, 2013-2014; LSU Law Tullis Moot Court Quarterfinalist, Fall 2012; LSU Law Tullis Moot Court 5th place Brief, Fall 2012; Moot Court Board, 2013-2014; American Bar Association, student member; Baton Rouge Bar Association, student member; Christian Legal Society, member 2011-2014, President 2012-2013; Moot Court External Team member, Spring 2013- Adoption and Child Welfare, Octofinalist; Moot Court External Team member, Spring 2014- Gabrielli Family Law, Semifinalist
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Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
M.S. (2005)
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Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
B.S. (1999)
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Professional Associations
Baton Rouge Bar Associations
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Louisiana State Bar Association
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American Bar Association
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Louis A. Martinet Legal Society
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Women's Energy Network, Southeast Louisiana Chapter
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Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
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Contact & Map
Kean Miller LLP
Baton Rouge, Downtown
400 Convention Street, Suite 700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
USA
Telephone: (225) 382-4622
Fax: (225) 388-9133