HolmstromKennedy

Kristine Pihl Youman

General Corporate & Business Transactions
Estate Planning & Administration
Real Estate / Mergers & Acquisitions
Health Care
Banking

kyouman@hkrockford.com

Youman Kristine Pihl

Kristine Youman is a member of the firm and practices in the Corporate & Business Law Group. Kristine has significant experience in business mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures. She also provides clients legal advice regarding business organization, governance, restructuring and day-to-day legal concerns. 

Kristine works with clients in the manufacturing, health care, real estate, retail and technology industries. Kristine represents financial institutions and businesses in the negotiation and documentation of asset based and real estate commercial loan transactions. 

Kristine also advises individuals in the areas of estate planning and estate administration. 

Kristine studied at the University of Illinois earning her Law degree and Masters of Business Administration, as well as an undergraduate degree in Economics.

University of Illinois JD/MBA 
(JD magna cum laude) 1997
University of Illinois BA 1993

State of Illinois 1997

Winnebago County Bar Association (Secretary 2002-2003; Treasurer, Young Lawyers Division 2003-2004)
Ogle County Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Certified Mediator, 17th Judicial Circuit
Meridian Community Unit School District No.223 (School Board Member, Vice President)
Career Education Association of North Central Illinois (Industry Expert Panelist Participant)
Meridian Elementary PTO (Room Parent)
Second Congregational Church (Board Member)
Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
Women of Today’s Manufacturing
SwedishAmerican Hospital Women’s Advisory Board
Boys & Girls Club (Board of Directors)
Prairie State Legal Services (Legal Follies Steering and Marketing Committees)

“Leading Lawyer”, Illinois

Katten, Muchin & Zavis – Chicago, IL (1997-1999)
HolmstromKennedyPC (1999-Present)

“Minority Shareholders Must Only Prove Defendant’s Statutory Misconduct to Receive Forced Buyout of Shares,” 85 Ill. Bar. J. 190 (April 1997)

Speaking Engagements
“Nonprofit Mergers,” Rockford College Center for Nonprofit Excellence (April 20, 2010)