Kristin Hanson, Attorney at Law.

Kristin Hanson

Kristin Hanson

San Antonio, Texas
(210) 736-4410
(210) 736-1657
Kristin Hanson grew up in Littleton, Massachusetts and graduated from Concord Academy in Concord, Massachusetts in 1966. She attended Bennington College and graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1971 with a B.A. in English. She attended graduate school in History of Art at the Kansas University in Lawrence, Kansas during 1972-3. In 1978 she entered Law School at St. Mary's University where she received her Juris Doctor degree in 1981. As a third year student, Kristin Hanson was president of the Women's Bar Association. She was a member of Delta Theta Phi legal fraternity. Ms. Hanson was licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas to practice law in May of 1981 and has been in private practice in San Antonio since May, 1981.  

Ms. Hanson's practice is focused on child custody, child abuse and neglect issues. She has been a board member of the children's court attorney association for many years. 

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1981


  • St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
    • Juris Doctor - 1981
    • Honors: Women's Bar Association - President
    • Honors: Delta Theta Phi legal fraternity
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
    • B.A. in English - 1971
  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
    • Graduate School - History of Art - 1972-73

Published Works

  • Transracial and Transethnic Adoption, Adoption Studies Institute, 1993
  • Children in the Legal System: A Lawyer's Point of View, "Babies Can't Wait" Seminar, 1995

Honors and Awards

  • Family Lawyer of the Year Award - Presented by Kidshare of San Antonio, 1996

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • San Antonio Bar Association committees on Lawyer Referral & Feed Disputes, Member

1807 San Pedro, Suite 4
San Antonio, Texas 78212-3301
Telephone: (210) 736-4410
Fax: (210) 736-1657