Deb Kristensen

Deb KristensenDeb, a partner at Givens Pursley LLP, is a business litigator in state and federal courts, with a particular emphasis in the area of media law. She has represented major media and communications clients, including newspapers, magazines, cable companies, local television stations, national television networks, radio stations, movie studios and music recording associations in various litigation matters, including courtroom and public record access, libel, privacy and intellectual property disputes.

Deb is very active in the community, serving as a member and/or officer of a number of professional organizations such as the Idaho State Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association – Idaho chapter, the American Inns of Court, the Idaho State Broadcasters Association, the Idaho Press Club, the ABA’s Forum on Communications Law, the Media Law Resource Center, a founding member of the Idaho Supreme Court’s statewide Media and Courts Committee and its Media-Courts Conflicts Resolution panel, the District of Idaho’s Local Rules Committee, the Idaho Legal History Society and the Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society. She has also served on numerous civic organizations, including on boards of the Bishop Kelly Foundation, Riverstone International School and ProHelmet.org.