Kristin E. Richards

104 N. Rock Island
P.O. Box 157
El Reno, OK 73036

Phone:  (405) 262-4040
Direct:  (405) 601-9880
Cell: (405) 740-4773

Kristin E. Richards joined Bass law in 2019. Prior to joining the firm, she worked for two years as a trial lawyer whose civil litigation practice concentrated in labor and employment disputes. Kristin’s practice focuses primarily on civil litigation in state and federal courts, as well as public law & policy, business law, estate planning, probate, and oil & gas.


  • B.S., Education, University of Oklahoma, 2012
  • Juris Doctor with Honors, Oklahoma City University School of Law, 2017
  • Oklahoma City Law Review
  • American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Team
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Phi Delta Phi
  • OCU Student Bar Association
  • President (2016-17)
  • Secretary (2014-15)


  • All Oklahoma Trial and Appellate Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma


    • Oklahoma Bar Association
    • Labor and Employment Section (2017-present)
    • Chairperson (2018-present)
    • Secretary (2017-2018)
    • Women in Law (2018-present)
    • Canadian County Bar Association
    • William J. Holloway Inn of Court
    • National Employment Lawyer’s Association
    • Oklahoma Employment Lawyer’s Association

    Publication Works

    • Comment, E.E.O.C. v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc.: Religious Discrimination, 41 Okla. City U.L. Rev. (2016).


    • Oklahoma Magazine’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2018 (2018)
    • Oklahoma Gazette’s Forty Under 40 (2018)
    • NextGen Under 30 Oklahoma (2018)
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award – Trial Practice (2017)
    • Oklahoma Bar Association Litigation Section Academic Excellence Award (2017)
    • Moot Court Society Advocacy Award (2017)
    • Dean’s Service Award (2017)


    • Children’s Hospital Board of Advocates (2018-present)
    • Dancing for a Miracle Committee (2019-present)
    • Junior League of Oklahoma City (2017-present)
    • Rotary Club Yukon (2019-present)
    • The Institute of Economic Empowerment of Women: IEEW (2017-present)

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