Counsel, Contracts and Compliance
Kristin Szybowicz is the Counsel, Contracts and Compliance at Chapin Hall. She directs and manages organizational policies and provides legal support ranging from drafting and negotiating contracts for research and policy to advising on corporate governance, risk mitigation, and compliance programs.
Prior to coming to Chapin Hall, Szybowicz served in the United States Army as a Judge Advocate at two of the largest military installations, Fort Hood, TX and Fort Bragg, NC. As the Deputy Command Judge Advocate for the United States Army Special Operations Aviation Command (Airborne), she advised a one-star command consisting of over 4,300 soldiers and civilians assigned to more than 5 different military installations on matters including contracts, policy, government ethics, and military justice. Formerly, while at Fort Hood, she provided the III Corps Command and Fort Hood Garrison with legal advice on internal investigations, government ethics, installation policies, and various civil law issues. Prior to that, she gave direct legal counsel as a Legal Assistance Attorney to over 4,000 soldiers, family members, and retirees on legal matters, including family law, pro se divorce proceedings, estate planning, consumer protection, and military administrative law. Previously, Szybowicz also spent time on Capitol Hill on the United State Senate Special Committee on Aging, where she handled issues of consumer protection and financial scams targeted at elders.
Szybowicz earned her Juris Doctor from the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law in Washington, DC. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Nonprofit Leadership from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri. Szybowicz is a member in good standing with the Maryland and Illinois Bar.
Juris Doctor, University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law
Bachelor of Arts in Nonprofit Leadership, William Jewell College