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Kristin Chandler

  • Adjunct Faculty

About

Kristin Chandler teaches Substantive Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, and Evidence. A native of Maine, Kristin received her BA in sociology and women’s studies from Colgate University and her JD from Seattle University School of Law. Kristin started off her legal career as a deputy prosecuting attorney in King County, Washington, where she worked for 10 years, focusing her trial skills on domestic violence prosecution. Kristin returned to New England in 2002 to take a position as the staff attorney for the Vermont Department of Public Safety. Kristin moved to the Attorney General’s office in 2005, where she worked as an assistant attorney general for the Vermont Department of Mental Health for eight years. Currently, Kristin is the state coordinator for Team Two, a training curriculum designed to teach law enforcement, police dispatchers, and mental health crisis workers to collaborate on mental health crisis calls.

In 2018, Kristin was appointed by the Governor to serve on the Governor’s Mental Health Crisis Response Commission. She currently volunteers on the board of Girls Empowered, Motivated and Strengthened (GEMS), Gifford Medical Center and Washington County Mental Health. Kristin resides in Randolph, where she is a Justice of the Peace, serving on the Board of Civil Authority and on the Recreation Committee. Kristin has two children, the youngest a high school senior. .