HKM Professional Association is pleased to announce the election of former associate Krista Pezewski as a new shareholder. Pezewski is a member of HKM’s Civil Litigation Group, focusing her litigation and trial practice in the areas of Product Liability Defense, Commercial Litigation, Transportation Litigation, Insurance Related Litigation, and appeals. She has represented a wide variety of clients from large corporations, including agricultural, commercial, and home appliance equipment manufacturers, to small businesses and individuals. She has handled a wide variety of claims including wrongful death, catastrophic personal injury claims, warranty disputes, contract claims, claims for lost profit or business income, issues of insurance coverage, and other general litigation matters up to and through trial and any subsequent appeals. Pezewski is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts of Minnesota and Wisconsin, and has practiced in several other courts and jurisdictions throughout the country. She is a member of the Minnesota and Wisconsin Bar Associations, the Ramsey County Bar Association, the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Minnesota Women Lawyers and the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce. She has served as a volunteer attorney for Tubman’s Safety Project to secure protective orders on behalf of victims of domestic abuse. Pezewski also has served as a mentor to law students through a local law school’s formal mentoring program.