Ms. Kristine Bradt Kendrick

Ms. Kristine Bradt Kendrick

Kristine Bradt Kendrick, Attorney at Law
  • Bankruptcy, Business Law, Estate Planning...
  • Arkansas, Louisiana
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Education
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
J.D. | Law
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Colorado College
B.A. | Philosophy
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Tulane University School of Law
Law
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Professional Experience
Sole practitioner
Kristine Bradt Kendrick, Attorney at Law
- Current
General civil law practice, including business law, real estate law, estate planning and probate, bankruptcy and family law
Realty Manager
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
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Managed the real estate aspect of open Wal-Mart distribution centers, specialty facilities and home office properties, as well as open Wal-Mart stores, Sam’s Clubs, warehouses and office space; supervised four Realty Managers and two Realty Coordinators; worked as part of the management team for the Realty Management Department; managed the negotiation and documentation of the agreements of sale and the closings of sales and leases of excess land (out parcels, gas lots and dropped projects) • Managed a $32 million sale of 80 Murphy Oil gas station properties to Murphy Oil • Negotiated and documented lease amendments, governmental condemnations and annexations, and third party requests for carve outs, easements, waivers and other rights, • Presented proposed lease amendments, construction projects, condemnations, carve outs and annexations to executive committees for approval, • Interpreted and managed leases and other real estate agreements with landlords, developers, local governments, adjoining landowners and other entities, • Managed compliance with laws and ordinances, • Managed construction projects, • Obtained consents from landlords and developers for alterations or additions to Wal-Mart properties, • Audited common area maintenance billings by landlords and developers, • Taught real estate law courses
Chief Deputy City Attorney
City of New Orleans
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Represented the City of New Orleans in housing and real estate issues, with an emphasis on fighting abandoned property • Conceived, wrote, lobbied for and obtained passage of 15 statutes and numerous ordinances, • Conceived, developed and managed 8 of the 11 programs that encouraged redevelopment of abandoned property in the City of New Orleans, thereby earning the City more than $2 million, • Published several guides for citizens and a website about acquiring and rehabilitating abandoned property, • Represented the City code enforcement department, • Supervised a staff of four attorneys and four support staff, • Chaired the Lien Waiver Committee, • Collected over $4 million through representation of the City in takings of blighted property, • Testified before City Council and Louisiana Legislative committees, • Taught CLE-approved courses on real estate law, including a presentation on abandoned property at the annual meeting of the American Bar Association Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, • Participated in roundtable on abandoned property at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy at Harvard University • Spoke to numerous citizen and church groups.
Sole practitioner
Kristine Bradt Kendrick, Attorney at Law
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Practiced transactional law, with an emphasis on real estate law, multi-family and single-family residential real estate transactions and title insurance underwriting and claims • Handled Section 42 low income housing tax credit and historic tax credit transactions, • Examined title to the New Orleans levee from the French Quarter through Uptown, • Taught CLE-approved courses on real estate law
Vice President and Louisiana Area Manager
Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation
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Vice President and Louisiana Area Manager - 1/1993 to 7/1994 Acting Louisiana Area Manager - 1/1992 to 12/1992 Managed all title insurance agents across the State of Louisiana and the New Orleans branch office, including its title operations, commercial closing department and 3 residential closing offices throughout the metropolitan area • Oversaw the issuance of the then largest title insurance policy ever written, for over $700 million on the New Orleans land-based casino • Developed and taught in four day-long, CLE-approved seminars on real estate law. Assistant Branch Manager - 1/1991 to 1/1992 Directly managed residential closings, title operations, REO and relocation work, accounting, and general administration of the office; as second in command of the New Orleans branch office, responsible for the duties of Operations Manager (see below), as well as directly responsible for 3 residential closing offices Operations Manager - 2/1989 to 12/1990 Directly managed the title operations, search services, title plant, and general administration of office; as second in command of the New Orleans branch office, responsible for claims management, personnel management and development, and participation in management of all of the company, strategic planning and implementation, agency development, marketing, budget planning and implementation, and operation of the computer systems Senior Title Attorney - 4/1988 to 2/1989 & Title Attorney - 4/1987 to 4/1988 Handled the underwriting for and coordinated the title portion of large multi-state real estate transactions, including major leveraged buyouts and refinancings, such as the $440 million Shoney's leveraged refinancing and Coca-Cola Enterprises' acquisitions of bottling facilities
Awards
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
the highest possible peer rating in both legal ability and ethical standards
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
Arkansas Bar Association
Member
- Current
Inspiration Point Rural Fire Protection District
Member, Board of Commissioners
- Current
Louisiana State Bar Association
Member
- Current
New Orleans Neighborhood Development Collaborative
Director
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Louisiana Land Title Association
President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Member
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Garden District Security District
Secretary, Commissioner
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Uniform Title Standards Committee of the Louisiana State Bar Association
Member
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Title Insurance Legislation Task Force of the Louisiana Department of Insurance
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arkansas
Louisiana
5th Circuit
8th Circuit
Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Real Estate Law
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
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Website
Website
Contact & Map
121 E Van Buren Ste 4
Eureka Springs, AR 72632
USA
Telephone: (479) 253-7200