Cristen Rebekah Hintze advises and represents private employers in a broad range of labor and employment law matters arising under both state and federal laws.

During law school, Cristen served as editor-in-chief for the Washburn Law Journal and interned for the Hon. Daniel D. Crabtree of the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas. 

Before attending law school, Cristen worked as an education executive for two major cosmetic companies.  


Recipient, CALI Award for Excellence in Alternative Dispute Resolution; Civil Procedure II; Conflict of Laws; Employment Discrimination; Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing II; Public Employment Law

Washburn University School of Law

Recipient, John F. Kuether Memorial Faculty Award for Best Comment

Washburn University School of Law

News, Analysis & Press

Going “All-In” Against the NLRB: How Tribal Self-Government Lost on the River in the Sixth Circuit

55 Washburn L.J. 529



  • J.D., Washburn University School of Law, 2017cum laude
  • B.A., University of Missouri, Kansas City, 2007

Bar Admission



  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California