Overview:Kristin Scheel and her associates advise entrepreneurs, and founders of charitable & social purpose entities.
Early on Kristin developed a wealth of big industry experience serving as corporate commercial counsel for an international energy company, and negotiating large capital projects for a Fortune 100 technology company.
Since 2011, she has offered direct legal counsel to entrepreneurs, family businesses, and nonprofit organizations in private law practice. Kristin regularly advises clients on business formation, partnerships, nonprofit organization and management, policy development, contracting, real estate, and board of director roles and duties.
Business Acumen & Community Centered
Kristin's work has been published in the Texas Bar Journal and American Bar Journal. Kristin has delivered guest lectures on professional responsibility to The University of Houston Law Center. Kristin earned her undergraduate degree in Economics from Texas A&M University (2001), and graduated with honors from South Texas College of Law (2004). Kristin is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas (2004).
Kristin follows emerging trends in social enterprise (harnessing capitalism for social good), benefit corporations, and innovative models of business and law supporting sustainable local economies, including business and worker cooperatives and sharing law.
Kristin brings a unique perspective gleaned from following her own entrepreneurial spirit. For two years, Kristin's law practice was part of a Houston business cooperative. During that time she and a business partner operated a neighborhood yoga studio that was part of the coop. Kristin has first-hand experience in developing a values-based business, forming and dissolving business partnership, commercial tenancy, permitting, and employment.