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Corporate and Agriculture Attorney

Kristiana's practice focuses on serving the needs of the agriculture industry. She has experience in several areas of agricultural law including labor and employment matters, H-2A labor, taxation, succession planning and general business matters. Kristiana previously practiced as a certified public accountant and has over 20 years of experience in the agriculture industry, including agricultural lending and operating her family farm. 

For more information, please contact Kristiana Coutu at 269/553-3547 or kmcoutu@varnumlaw.com

Leadership

Professional Affiliations

American Agricultural Law Association

Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers

Michigan Farm Bureau

National Council of Agricultural Employers, Board Member

State Bar of Michigan: Agricultural Law Section, Founding Member, past Chair, Treasurer, Council Member

News & Publications

Speaking Engagements

Certifications

Certifications

Certified Public Accountant, registered in Michigan

Education

Michigan State University College of Law
East Lansing, Michigan
J.D., summa cum laude, 2007
Dean King Scholar
Michigan State Law Review, Associate Editor

Grand Valley State University
Grand Rapids, Michigan
M.S., Taxation, 2007

University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut
B.S., Business Management, magna cum laude, 1994

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Court Admissions

  • All Michigan state courts
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • Pokagon Band Tribal Court
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