Krista Keim

Krista Keim

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6480 Rockside Woods Blvd. South, Suite 300 Cleveland, OH 44131
Phone:(216) 503-5055 Fax:(216) 446-6032

Krista Keim's practice encompasses a diverse range of school law matters, including general labor and employment, board policy formation and compliance, student and employee discipline, Sunshine Law and public records, enrollment and tuition, and confidential student records. She has wide-ranging experience defending boards of education in federal and state court civil rights and employment discrimination litigation, as well as general breach of contract and tort matters. Krista has represented boards in discrimination charges filed with state and federal administrative agencies, including the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and U.S. Department Education's Office for Civil Rights. She has presented a host of school law topics to Ohio educators at a variety of venues, from the Ohio School Board Association's state-wide convention to local in-services.

Bar Admissions and Memberships

  • Admitted to practice law in Ohio, the U.S. District Courts for both the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, the National School Boards Association's Council of School Attorneys, and the Ohio School Boards Association's Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys Education


  • Received her undergraduate degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio (B.A., 1993)
  • Received her law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law (J.D., 1996)

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